About Us

Located in the market town of Alnwick in Northumberland, The Oaks Hotel offers 13 well appointed, en-suite rooms including double, twin and family rooms. Each room embodies the welcoming atmosphere and unique character of our hotel, promising a comfortable stay.

We also have delicious range of food and drink at our on-site restaurant, offering everything from light bites to our hearty main dishes. Make sure to check out our chef’s daily specials board, which features a selection of dishes made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.

Whether you’re staying for business or a short break, we aim to make your stay with us enjoyable and memorable and we look forward to welcoming you.

The Oaks Hotel


Alnwick is situated approximately 35 miles North of Newcastle Upon Tyne and 87 miles South of Edinburgh. However, beyond the cities, this picturesque town is surrounded by a wealth of unspoilt beaches, historic castles, stately homes, and breathtaking vistas, all within close proximity.

The Oaks Hotel provides the perfect base for your holiday where nearby, you’ll find the world-famous Alnwick Castle, featured prominently in the first two Harry Potter films and more recently in Downton Abbey. Embark on a guided tour and delve into the castle’s intriguing history. Knowledgeable guides will entertain you with captivating stories, shedding light on the castle’s past and its notable inhabitants. Immerse yourself in stories of epic battles, noble heritage, and legendary tales that have moulded Alnwick Castle into its present-day splendour.

Other must see attractions in Alnwick include the Aln Valley Railway, Bailiffgate Museum, Hulne Park & Abbey.

The Alnwick
Garden & Lilidorei

Delight in the breathtaking Alnwick Garden, meticulously crafted by the Duchess of Northumberland, a true horticultural masterpiece. Take a leisurely stroll amidst the enchanting water features and an abundance of stunning plants, each one adding to the allure of this remarkable place. There’s something for everyone here, making it an ideal destination for a memorable family outing.

Lilidorei, the world’s largest children’s play structure officially opened at the Alnwick Garden in May 2023. This is a one of a kind magical adventure, home to goblins, dwarves, pixies and elves who worship Christmas. As well as getting to play on the world’s largest play structure, you will be able to participate in daily activities and join in with stories with one of their Story Keepers. Check out the official Lilidorei website for more information.

Keep Calm
& Carry On

For those seeking alternative experiences, Alnwick is not only celebrated for its stunning surroundings but also for the famous Barter Books store, where the iconic ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ poster was originally discovered. Barter Books is one of Britain’s largest second hand bookshops with open fires, model railway and dedicated children’s area all housed in Alnwick’s Old Victorian Railway Station). For golf enthusiasts, you’ll be delighted by the 33 challenging yet exceptionally scenic golf courses throughout the area. And let’s not forget the world-renowned Robson & Sons Ltd, famous for its ‘Craster Kippers,’ as well as thrilling boat trips to the Farne Islands.

Our prime location makes The Oaks Hotel an exceptionally convenient choice for your next break, a delicious meal, or to celebrate your special occasion.

Further Afield

Northumberland offers a wide range of places to visit and things to do, the majority of which are only a short drive from The Oaks Hotel. Whether you are looking for a quiet, relaxing break or an action packed one, there is something to suit everyone! Amongst the many things Northumberland has to offer, a few of the must visit attractions are:

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