Alnwick Gardens, Northumberland Landscape

Alnwick Gardens, Landscape Architecture England, Northumbria Castle, English Design Pictures

Alnwick Gardens Northumberland

Buildings + Garden in Northumberland, Northeast England, UK

15 Jun 2006

Photos © architect Adrian Welch in June 2006, all available at larger size/resolution.

Location: Northumbria, north east England (north of Newcastle, close to Scottish border)

Alnwick Gardens Cascade:
Alnwick Gardens Cascade Northumberland
garden photograph © Adrian Welch

Alnwick Gardens Landscape

Cascade at Alnwick Gardens
garden photo © Adrian Welch

Treehouse building:
Treehouse building Alnwick Gardens Alnwick Gardens Treehouse building
building images © Adrian J Welch
includes the Treehouse Restaurant, at the heart of one of the world’s largest wooden tree houses.

Upper Gardens:
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garden images © AJW
Through the Venetian gates at the top of the Grand Cascade is the Ornamental Garden; a structured garden brimming with plants. Here, an intricate planting pattern is created with a play of light and shade, grey and green foliage, flowers, fruit and aerial lacework created by pleached crab apples. Follow inviting pathways bordered by lavender and fruit trees, and discover quiet places to sit and catch the sun.

Alnwick Water Garden:
Alnwick Gardens Northumbria Gardens in Northumbria
garden pictures © AW

Gardens in Alnwick Gardens in Northumberland Alnwick Gardens
garden photos © Adrian Welch

Northumbria Garden Architecture images available: photos 1280×1024 pixels, 72dpi

Alnwick Gardens Visitor Centre Architecture

The Alnwick Garden is a complex of formal gardens adjacent to Alnwick Castle

It is located close to the town of Alnwick, Northumberland, England.

Contact Information:

Address: Denwick Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1YU

Phone: 01665 511350

Main Visitor Centre building on axis with the cascades:
Alnwick Gardens Visitor Centre Northumberland Visitor Centre building
building images © Adrian Welch

The Alnwick Garden is being created by Jacques and Peter Wirtz, celebrated international garden designers from Belgium.

In design terms The Alnwick Garden pushes the boundaries, and this is due in no small part to the Duchess of Northumberland herself, who has always believed that almost anything is possible if you get the right people involved. Her original concept was to produce a garden design framework and then to bring in the specialists, the experts, the best in their field, to ensure that each individual garden and concept was cutting edge in terms of both design and technology.

A key visitor attraction close by to the East is Holy Island

Location: Alnwick Gardens, Alnwick, Northumberland, Northeast England, UK

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Dogger Bank Wind Farm Port of Tyne building design
image courtesy of architects practice
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photo © Adrian Welch
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