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 Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England, built in Ancestral home to the Duke of Northumberland George Percy (who is now dating Pippa Middleton) and Hogwarts Castle set for the Harry Potter films.

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

A weekend visit to Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

Tour Alnwick Castle in Northumberland (Harry Potter Castle) - step inside my muggle friends for broomstick training, dragon taming and a date with some knights.

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

Ewok dream/ I have always loved the idea of a real Tree House. like the Swiss Family Robinson

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

Alnwick Garden in Northern UK Treehouse restaurant and rope bridge for garden tourism

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

Yves de Vescy, Baron of Alnwick, erected the first parts of the castle in The castle is used as a stand in for the exterior and interior of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films (though the wide angle images are computer generated).

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! Be sure to check out the Poison Garden

England, Alnwick Castle - Used as the exterior of Hogwarts in the filming of the Harry Potter films.

England, Alnwick Castle (Hogwarts) They reenact Harry Potter scenes during the summer

The Library of Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, England.

Library inside Alnwick castle in Alnwick, Northumberland, England.residence of The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland.the two luckiest people in the world.

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