And giant statues of Owain Glyndwr, Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Gethin Jenkins and Nessa - which were described as "frighteningly brilliant" by onlookers - were too big to fit through the castle gates
A handful of Oige Sinn Fein protestors stood opposite the castle gates
briefly carrying placards.
Turn right and follow the lane for short way to the castle gates
John Hope, owner of the Penny Black bar in Fenkle Street - 300 yards from Alnwick Castle gates
- said: "Those in the town who feel that the Garden do nothing for them will find out how wrong they are in the coming months.
Wearing a black hooded cape, she began the show's Desert segment by bursting on stage through castle gates
Stella Hall, creative director of New castle Gates
head Initiative, added: "Light is such an inspiring and creative medium to highlight the fantastic landscape and iconic locations that it is once again central to winter festivals around the region this year, including Glow 07 in New castle Gates
head in December.
A few hours earlier, Holmes and the couple's seven-month-old daughter Suri were driven in a limousine through the castle gates
Special Branch officers drove the man to the castle gates
and uniformed police gave him a lift to Ballater so he could catch a bus to Aberdeen.
The couple posed briefly outside the castle gates
yesterday and vowed that the predicted bad weather would not spoil their big day.
The properties also come with a side access to Castle Gates
, nearly opposite the old castle landmark.
The same issues occurred outside the castle when South Wales Police and crowd controllers had to prevent more people from entering the area outside the castle gates
The castle gates
will re-open at the start of April and close in September.