Pack Horse Inn

Ellingham, Chathill , Alnwick, Northumberland, England, NE67 5HA, United Kingdom | Inn
 

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Day Twenty Five (20.55 miles... cum 477.8)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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We woke to glorious sunshine and a day of good walking ahead of us. Probably the only frustration of the day was the start- getting out of Jedburgh, which involved a three mile road march to rejoin Dere Street, as per yesterday. As an echo of the old Monty Python joke, you can say what you like about the ancient Romans, but they did know how to build roads: straight ones at that. As a walker, especially in difficult country, this is bliss.. no ...

A pleasant stay in Amble

A travel blog entry by jordansgo

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... up river and take a look at Warkworth Castle - the Percy family's (Earls of Northumberland) second castle - if that was the 2nd the 1st must be pretty impressive (Alnwick!). We then caught a bus in to Alnwick to visit the Gardens. They were established quite recently by the current Earl's wife. Very structured but still quite special with amazing sculptural greenery and water sculptures - and a bamboo labyrinth and a fantastic "Poison Garden" ...

Castle madness!

A travel blog entry by rangaphil

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... great view of the town of Bamburgh. Inside there was a large hall leading up to a thrown/dining area. There was a lot more weaponry and armour in this castle than in Alnwick. Likewise, the family which owns the castle still has private quarters and apartments within and surrounding the castle. Oh to have grown up in a castle ^_^



Holy Island!


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Alnwick Castle

A travel blog entry by havingfun

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Hogwarts Castle Wow what a great and blustery day! So this is the castle they filmed Harry Potter at and they used this castle for the outside of Hogwarts. Of course they needed to combine other castles and use CG for the full effect, but this was the bases of the castle and grounds. The inside of the castle is still used as a home to the Duke and Duchess and it is magnificent! Unlike Warwick it is smaller and unlike Highclere it ...

Alnwick

A travel blog entry by clarkgoshawk

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... they now give 'broomstick flying' lessons to little kids. Pretty cool.

Also at the castle, they were putting on a Birds of Prey demonstration. We watched a cool demonstration of a Hawk, an Owl and a Falcon, showing their hunting ability.

Enjoy,
Clark
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This inn, located on Ellingham, Chathill , Alnwick, is near Bamburgh Castle and Farne Islands.
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