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WHERE TO STAY Eshott Hall Eshott, Mor­peth 011-44-1670-787-454

www.es­hot­thall.co.uk Manor-house-turned-bou­tique­ho­tel 13 miles from Al­nwick. Eleven “Down­ton Abbey”-wor­thy rooms from $180.

The White Swan Ho­tel Bondgate Within, Al­nwick 011-44-8446-932-966 www.clas­si­clodges.co.uk/ The_White_Swan_Hotel_Al­nwick Eigh­teenth-cen­tury lodg­ing a three­minute walk from the castle. It has 56 rooms and a res­tau­rant fit­ted out with mir­rors, panel­ing and stained glass from the RMS Olympic, Titanic’s sis­ter ship. Rooms from $135. WHERE TO EAT The Tree­house Res­tau­rant Al­nwick Gar­den, Den­wick Lane, Al­nwick 011-44-1665-511-852

bit.ly/1scUatg Sixty feet up in a stand of ma­ture trees, you half ex­pect to run into the elf queen Gal­adriel. The food is more down to earth: guinea fowl, poached salmon, lo­cal meat and fish. From $25.

Dishy Fishy Chip Shop Al­nwick Gar­den, Den­wick Lane, Al­nwick 011-44-1665-511-350 www.al­nwick­gar­den.com/eat-shop/dishy-fishy-chip-shop

First-rate fish and chips from $6. WHAT TO DO Al­nwick Gar­dens Den­wick Lane, Al­nwick 011-44-1665-511-350

www.al­nwick­gar­den.com Open late March to Nov. 1, 10 a.m.6 p.m. Sum­mer ad­mis­sion to the gar­dens about $18.75; gar­dens plus castle about $39.

Al­nwick Castle Al­nwick 011-44-1665-511-100

www.al­nwick­cas­tle.com Mag­nif­i­cent state rooms, mu­se­umqual­ity paint­ings and fur­ni­ture, bizarre taxi­dermy. Open late March to Nov. 1, 10 a.m.-4.30 p.m. Castle ad­mis­sion about $23.

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