1986 ALNWICK CASTLE
The castle was built in Norman times. The area of the castle is 3,750 metres, that is the length and width of the castle. During the Scottish War of Independence in the 14th century the Percys became lords of Alnwick, the castle gained greatly in strength and importance. Today most of the castle is open to people. You have to pay a small fee to get in. There are many suits of armour and a stage coach and there is an old betting table. My favourite place in the castle is the weaponry room. American students that come from the State called Minnesota stay here to study. This has made Alnwick quite a bit more special. Another thing about the castle is the dungeons underneath. The Guest Hall is used for special times _ some of them are dances, concerts, plays and large events.
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