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Traditional inn in Alnwick

In the heart of the historic market town of Alnwick and only a stone’s throw from Alnwick Castle and Gardens, The White Swan is a charming 300 year old coaching inn that blends its unique heritage with superb accommodation.

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The White Swan



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The White Swan Hotel is Northumberland’s premier wedding venue and has a stunning back drop for your special day.

It is situated only a few minutes walk away from the historic Alnwick Castle and the Duchess of Northumberland’s gardens.

We are one of the highest rated wedding venues in Northumberland. Our team were winner of the Outstanding Customer Service Award at The North of England Wedding Awards 2014.

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Autumn Break in Northumberland

Treat yourself to an autumn break in Alnwick. Enjoy a Classic Staycation with our autumn break two and three night offer in the heart of Alnwick, Northumberland. A traditional coaching inn in the centre of the historic town of Alnwick, and just a stone’s throw from Alnwick Castle and famous Gardens. The White Swan Hotel […]


The White Swan is charming, 300 year old coaching inn that you will find blends unique heritage and superb accommodation. We have 56 bedrooms, from Classic doubles and twins, to superior rooms, suites, family rooms and a fabulous luxurious four poster suite.


Found right in the heart of Alnwick, so it making the ideal for guests and visitors going to the Castle and Gardens.

The White Swan offers visitors two distinctly different dining options. You can choose from our formal restuarant or relaxed bistro.

Our Olympic Suite Restaurant is an exceptional experience. You are will find yourself surrounded by the original panelling, mirrors, ceiling and stained glass from RMS Olympic, the Titanic’s sister ship. A great experiance.

Hardys Bistro offers a more informal dining option. Located at the front of the hotel you can watch the world go by whilst enjoying your meal.


Whether you are looking to arrange a small, intimate family get together, a birthday party, baby shower, christening, celebrate a special wedding anniversary or just a very special occasion, we would be delighted to help organise your event.

Our experienced team will be on hand to help with all the finer details so you can relax. From the best room to hold your celebration in, what of food to serve, to the running of your celebration. We are here to ensure you create memories for all to treasure.


Centrally-located in the heart of Alnwick, close to the A1, and within walking distance of the historic Alnwick Castle and Gardens. The White Swan is a stunning and unique venue for any Alnwick or Northumberland event. From small meeting to larger conference, business event to product launch, we have it covered.

Christmas and New Year

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas………..

There’s no better place to share Christmas and New Year celebrations than with friends, family or work colleagues at White Swan.

Our 300 year old coaching inn hosts festive events throughout December and retains an elegant charm with traditional decorations adorning the hotel, wreaths swathed on the fireplace and exquisitely decorated trees dotted throughout the hotel.

Somewhere else you might like to try……

White Swan Cottage

Set in the historic market town of Alnwick, tucked into the grounds of The White Swan Hotel. This delightful Northumberland self-catering holiday cottage is ideal for weekend breaks or for longer holidays to explore the beautiful Northumbrian Coast.

The White Swan Cottage is just a stone’s throw from Alnwick Castle and Gardens and is the perfect location to base yourselves for exploring the very best of the North East with its unspoilt coastline and historic landmarks. Discover Holy Island and Lindisfarne, Northumberland National Park and the exciting cities of Durham and Newcastle.

Our Cottage also benefits from an outside area where you can enjoy a BBQ, and direct access to Alnwick town centre. Guests staying at Swan Cottage will also receive a welcome hamper and have access to free Wi-Fi throughout.

Craig Martin

General Manager

Alison Bateman

Financial Controller

Louise Swordy

Food and Beverage Manager

Dianne Barrett

Groups Coordinator