One of the most successful literary and cinematographic sagas in recent years is that of Harry Potter , the young wizard who captivated people from all over the world and of all ages thanks to his way of being and the adventures he lived with. his friends. The castle the series was inspired by is Alnwick Castle, which is in the county of Northumberland , on the border between England and Scotland.
The famous Harry Pottter Castle , which was Howarts College, was started in 1096 to house the Baron of Alnwick, and later also lived in by the Dukes of Northumberland. During the Second World War it was used as a teaching center and later it was an institute, a college and even the University campus.
If you are going to visit Alnwick Castle you can enjoy its gardens, all its grounds and also see all the interior to admire the collections of art and porcelain that it treasures, in addition to knowing several of the most fascinating stories about its history. You can also dress like a lady or a gentleman of the time, quite an experience.
This fantastic castle has not only been the setting for the filming of the Harry Potter films both inside and outside, but more films have been recorded in it and currently many family activities are held throughout the year, including some that have to do with the young wizard, such as making your own wand.
Other things you can do in Harry Potter Castle that have to do with the movie is take a broom-in-hand tour of the areas where they practiced Quidditch , do magic with Dumbledore or make a witch pot to protect your home from the bad energies. You can also have picnics, so if you are a fan of the movie you will have an unforgettable day.