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Status Quo to play at Alnwick Castle on 20 August 2011
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Blaisdon House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsBlaisdon House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
Boreham House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel CoastBoreham House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel Coast
Capheaton Hall | Exclusive Wedding Venue | UK | England | NorthumbriaCapheaton Hall | Exclusive Wedding Venue | UK | England | Northumbria
Capheaton Hall | Exclusive Homestay | UK | England | NorthumbriaCapheaton Hall | Exclusive Homestay | UK | England | Northumbria
Casa Colleverde | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | LiguriaCasa Colleverde | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | Liguria
Castel Porziano Rome | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | Lazio | RomeCastel Porziano Rome | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | Lazio | Rome
Castello di Potentino | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | TuscanyCastello di Potentino | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | Tuscany
Catsheys | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & CornwallCatsheys | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & Cornwall
Cider House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & CornwallCider House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & Cornwall
Dolffanog Fawr | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | Wales | North WalesDolffanog Fawr | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | Wales | North Wales
Easby Hall | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | Yorkshire & the Humber | Yorkshire DalesEasby Hall | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | Yorkshire & the Humber | Yorkshire Dales
Easby Hall | Exclusive Wedding Venue | UK | Yorkshire & the Humber | Yorkshire DalesEasby Hall | Exclusive Wedding Venue | UK | Yorkshire & the Humber | Yorkshire Dales
Fattoria San Martino | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | TuscanyFattoria San Martino | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | Tuscany
Field End House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsField End House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
Godwick Hall | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | East AngliaGodwick Hall | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | East Anglia
Hesleyside | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | NorthumbriaHesleyside | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | England | Northumbria
Il Battistero Siena | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | TuscanyIl Battistero Siena | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | Tuscany
L'Atelier du Renard Argenté | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | France | The South of France | Provence & the Côte d'AzurL'Atelier du Renard Argenté | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | France | The South of France | Provence & the Côte d'Azur
Lemon House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | SicilyLemon House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | Sicily
Maison Lambot | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | France | The South of France | Provence & the Côte d'AzurMaison Lambot | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | France | The South of France | Provence & the Côte d'Azur
North Wing at Combermere Abbey | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | West MidlandsNorth Wing at Combermere Abbey | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | West Midlands
Number 5ifty 8ight Tavistock | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & CornwallNumber 5ifty 8ight Tavistock | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The West Country | Devon & Cornwall
Old Whyly | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel CoastOld Whyly | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel Coast
Palazzo Tommasi | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | TuscanyPalazzo Tommasi | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | Italy | Tuscany
The Church House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel CoastThe Church House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The South East | Downs & Channel Coast
The Coach House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | East MidlandsThe Coach House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | East Midlands
The Glove House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsThe Glove House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
The Old Manor House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsThe Old Manor House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
The Old Post Office | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsThe Old Post Office | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
The Piggery | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsThe Piggery | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
Trinity House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | CotswoldsTrinity House | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | UK | The Midlands | Cotswolds
Villa L'Aimée | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | France | The South of France | Provence & the Côte d'AzurVilla L'Aimée | Luxury Bed and Breakfast | France | The South of France | Provence & the Côte d'Azur

Status Quo to play at Alnwick Castle on 20 August 2011

Legendary rock band, Status Quo, is performing in the estate grounds of Alnwick Castle, Northumberland on Saturday 20 August 2011 - book now and stay at one of our beautiful Quintessential Bed and Breakfast homes in Northumberland.

Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in England, and has been the home of the Percys, Earls and Dukes of Northumberland since 1309, making this year the 700 year anniversary.

The earliest mention of Alnwick Castle in the history books appears soon after 1096 when Yves de Vescy became baron of Alnwick and erected the earliest parts of the Castle.

The Castle was first restored, primarily as a fortress, by the 1st Lord Percy of Alnwick in the early 1300's and portions of this restoration remain today, including the Abbot's Tower, the Middle Gateway and the Constable's Tower.

Since then generations of Percys have continued to make their mark. During the late 17th century the Castle fell into decay until Elizabeth Seymour and her husband, Hugh Smithson, later to become the first Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, took up the challenge and turned it into a family residence of "gothick" style with the help of architect, Robert Adam, and the landscape designer, Capability Brown. 

2nd Feb 2011 10:00:00

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