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Alnwick Castle

Film location for Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

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On This Very Spot in 1096, Alnwick Castle was built. It served as an integral part of the northern defense of England for many centuries.

On This Very Spot in 1950, the castle was opened to the public.

On This Very Spot were filmed the exterior scenes representing Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the Harry Potter movies. Some interior scenes were also filmed here.

On This Very Spot, other films were made, including the 1971 movie, Mary, Queen of Scots, the 1998 movie, Elizabeth, and the 1964 movie, Becket.

Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in England, after Windsor Castle.

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Location: Near the northeast coast of England, halfway between Newcastle upon Tyne and the Scottish border.

Nearest Major Airport: Edinburgh

Nearest Rail: Alnmouth Railway Station (4 miles southeast)

Latitude: 55.415200; Longitude: -1.705900

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