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Location address: UK, Northumberland, Alnwick
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The Alnwick Garden is a complex of formal gardens adjacent to Alnwick Castle in the town of Alnwick, Northumberland, England. The gardens have a long history under the Dukes of Northumberland, but fell into disrepair; they have only been revived over the past ten years, and now feature many different themes and influences, built around a central water cascade.
Did you know that the Alnwick Gardens were redesinged in the 90s by the Belgian landscape designers Jacques and Peter Wirtz. It is the most ambitious new garden created in the United Kingdom since the Second World War, with a reported total development cost of £42 million.
Did you know that Alnwik Garden contains a poison garden. There you can find plants such as cannabis and opium poppy.