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Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in the country and home to the Percy family, for over 700 years. Combining magnificent medieval architecture with sumptuous Italianate State Rooms, Alnwick Castle is one of the UK's most significant heritage destinations. Dominating the town, its centuries of history and the fascinating array of historical characters linked to it, make the Castle hugely popular as a leading tourist destination, attracting over 350,000 visitors each year.