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Howick Hall Gardens

| Howick, Alnwick NE66 3LB, England
+44 1665 577285
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Great place to visit in the autumn

Visited with some friends this autumn. Very friendly lady on reception selling the entrance... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Grantham, United Kingdom
Better next time?

Have visited the tea rooms a few times over the years. Usually enjoyed sandwiches, soup or scones... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Newcastle upon Tyne
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“earl grey tea” (82 reviews)
“tea room” (104 reviews)
“private garden” (21 reviews)
| Howick, Alnwick NE66 3LB, England
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Visited with some friends this autumn. Very friendly lady on reception selling the entrance tickets. Lovely stroll around the grounds with some incredible colours on the trees. Good idea to wear boots as it can be a bit muddy in places. Fairly well sign posted...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Have visited the tea rooms a few times over the years. Usually enjoyed sandwiches, soup or scones. Today had a disappointing dry cheese scone. Hopefully better next time.

Thank seasider63
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We'd been past this several times over the years but never been in. Perhaps we didn't see it at its best as it is autumn however it was still fabulous. Under 16s go free. Our daughters loved it. It's well marked out and easy to...More

Thank 780HelenA
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Came here while we were visiting Northumberland,children were free and they gave us a matchbox to collect things in.The cafe is lovely Earl Grey tea is a must and the cream scones.The park itself is lovely lots of different walks to take,our only gripe was...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Worthwhile if you enjoy a good walk in pleasant woodland. Also we were very impressed with the cafe environment.

Thank Roy N
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Gardens and Arberatum are in the grounds of Howick Hall which belonged to Earl Grey of the Great Reform Bill in Parliament and the Tea which has his name. There are formal gardens and acres of mature woodland with new plantings. We visited in...More

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I love the gardens here, a great place to visit. There is an opportunity for a variety of walks to enjoy the huge variety of trees. I looked forward to visiting the tea rooms but although the setting is beautiful the service was appalling. The...More

Thank PaulandJane7
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I'm ashamed to admit that, as a local, I only recently realised that the Grey's of Howick were the same family as Grey's Monument and Grey Street in Newcastle and of course, the famous Earl Grey tea. So we went to visit Howick Hall Gardens...More

Thank redhead49
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Great set of gardens, the formal borders even in September were full of colour and interest. The woodlands and other gardens were very well laid out and interesting. The Tea Room was very pleasent with a good selection of cakes and snacks. Howick is a...More

Thank PDB51
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Although it was a damp day, it did not spoil our enjoyment of this wonderfully organised but wild collection of shrubs and trees. Unfortunately, we did not really have the weather or the time to do the walks justice, but we did get enough of...More

Thank unclebobjim
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15 August 2017|
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Response from CumbriaBerry | Reviewed this property |
Good morning When we visited there was visitors there in a mobility scooter/wheelchair and we found most of the gardens are wheelchair friendly but obviously there are areas which would be difficult to access due to... More
13 September 2016|
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Response from Saltdog S | Reviewed this property |
Yes there a car park. No charge