Medieval England. Alnwick Castle guards a road crossing the River Aln. Yves de Vescy, Baron of Alnwick, erected the first parts of the castle in about 1096. It was built to protect England's northern border against the Scottish invasions and border reivers. The castle was first mentioned in 1136 when it was captured by King David I of Scotland. It was besieged in 1172 and again in 1174 by William the Lion, King of Scotland and William was captured outside the walls during the Battle of…

Medieval England. Alnwick Castle guards a road crossing the River Aln. Yves de Vescy, Baron of Alnwick, erected the first parts of the castle in about 1096. It was built to protect England's northern border against the Scottish invasions and border reivers. The castle was first mentioned in 1136 when it was captured by King David I of Scotland. It was besieged in 1172 and again in 1174 by William the Lion, King of Scotland and William was captured outside the walls during the Battle of…

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Alnwick Castle in Northumberland - step inside my muggle friends for broomstick training, dragon taming and a date with some knights. From: A weekend trip to Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle in Northumberland - step inside my muggle friends for broomstick training, dragon taming and a date with some knights. From: A weekend trip to Alnwick Castle

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Alnwick Castle, England

Alnwick Castle, England

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Garden tunnel, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England - A tunnel in the back yard!  This would be fun!!!

Garden tunnel, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England - A tunnel in the back yard! This would be fun!!!

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The library of Alnwick Castle - Northumberland, England

The library of Alnwick Castle - Northumberland, England

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A partial view of the Treehouse in the garden of Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, UK...

A partial view of the Treehouse in the garden of Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, UK...

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Hogwarts, Harry Potter Castle - Alnwick, Northumberland, England I wanna go there!!!!!

Hogwarts, Harry Potter Castle - Alnwick, Northumberland, England I wanna go there!!!!!

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Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England

Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England

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Alnwick Castle, England....I *love* old castles. They speak to me and Alnwick spoke volumes. Loved it there.

Alnwick Castle, England....I *love* old castles. They speak to me and Alnwick spoke volumes. Loved it there.

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Walkway to the treehouse at Alnwick Castle Gardens.  Alnwick, England.

Walkway to the treehouse at Alnwick Castle Gardens. Alnwick, England.

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