Welcome to The Alnwick Garden

The brainchild of The Duchess of Northumberland, The Alnwick Garden is a multi-award winning visitor attraction based in Alnwick, Northumberland and home to 12 acres of meandering and magnificent Gardens and the world’s largest Tai Haku Cherry Orchard.

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The Grand Cascade

Upon entering The Alnwick Garden you will be welcomed by the sight of The Grand Cascade.

Our 12 acres of meandering and magnificent Gardens are home to the world’s largest Tai Haku Cherry Orchard, a Grand Cascade comprising 120 water jets and the worlds largest Treehouse Restaurant. 

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Home to The Poison Garden

The Alnwick Garden plays host to the small but deadly Poison Garden—filled exclusively with around 100 toxic, intoxicating, and narcotic plants. The boundaries of the Poison Garden are kept behind black iron gates, visitors are strictly prohibited from touching the plants!

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Home to the world's largest Treehouse

A truly one of its kind, The Treehouse is available for private hire for celebrations, special events and weddings. Enormous and beautifully crafted, The Treehouse is built from sustainably sourced Canadian cedar, Scandinavian redwood and English and Scots pine.

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Home to the largest collection of ‘Taihaku’ in the world

Comprising of 329 trees, they all bloom together for up to two weeks around the end of April/beginning of May.

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Home to The Duchess Gate

Two ornate gates, created by Northumbrian blacksmith Stephen Lunn.  

Not only are they ornate but as visitors get closer to the gates you can hear them singing.

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Home to The Ornamental Garden

A symmetrical structured garden with a strong European influence, brimming with over 16,500 plants.

Oh, and did we mention that we have an Adventure Golf course too?

The Forgotten Garden Adventure Golf Course

Once upon a time in The Alnwick Garden there was a huge shudder and the ground began to move and shake. They called upon ‘the fairest of them all’ to find a solution to the moving ground, but alas even the bravest couldn’t stop the ground from moving.

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