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Cragside House and Gardens

B6341 | 1 mile north of Rothbury, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park NE65 7PX, England
+44 1669 620333
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Typical National Trust

An excellent house to wander around. Amazing history. Quirky layout. The grounds are something... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Martin C
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Best day !!!

Great day....... Lovely walks easy and moderate. Very interesting house. Beautiful scenery. Helpful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sarah46_10
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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B6341 | 1 mile north of Rothbury, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park NE65 7PX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An excellent house to wander around. Amazing history. Quirky layout. The grounds are something else with something for everybody, but be sure to wear sturdy shoes. Standard NT cafe but the service was on the slow side As NT members haven’t had to pay to...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great day....... Lovely walks easy and moderate. Very interesting house. Beautiful scenery. Helpful staff. Good tea room. Great value for money. At least 5 hours spent well. Same we don't live near or we would spend lot day here.

Thank sarah46_10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here October 2017. Wow, this place is amazing. It's so stunning. It's easy to forget you're walking around a place in England. The house is utterly spellbinding. Some paths are steep and uneven but there you can drive to the top of the hill...More

Thank hvine
Reviewed 6 days ago

We read a review by someone that said you could spend all day here - they were not wrong. The house and grounds are huge. It offers something for everyone: house, gardens, walks, landscapes, lakes, and historical technology. Cragside is good for all weathers -...More

Thank DavidBicester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being new members to the national trust the place to go is cragside. We went with a group of friends with children of various ages. We decide to start with a walk around the gardens which for being late in the year were still looking...More

1  Thank Allen1892
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday afternoon in October with friends. What a gorgeous house this is, restored and maintained by the National Trust. It is amply furnished with items from the Victorian era and had plenty to see of interest for us adults. All floors were...More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I along with our two friends visited Cragside recently when we were staying in the area for a long weekend. It is probably one of the best National Trust properties that I have visited. The weather was lovely so we took advantage...More

Thank judithflack44
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had long wanted to see this because of the technological advances it represents and we were not disappointed. The information sheets are good and the volunteer guides are enthusiastic. The beauty of the house is impressive and the ingenuity displayed is great. Unfortunately...More

Thank MaryYG
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place to visit and spend a day. We visited as 4 adults and 2 dogs so spent most of our time walking through the gardens and don't even think we covered half of it. Beautiful, peaceful and very dog friendly. Definitely need...More

Thank Robyn L
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, who's maiden name was Armstrong, just had to visit this superb house and grounds. Upon arrival we drove around the Estate Drive and had a very pleasant walk around Nelly's Moss Lakes. When we parked up we went into the house and marvelled...More

Thank IanViv2015
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josie1974
10 October 2017|
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Response from Rich H | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of areas at the top of the estate very suitable for dogs. Nearer the house would be tricky as that’s where most of the traffic is so you’d find that a dog would be best on a lead unless well away from the main... More
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Craig B
25 September 2017|
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
According to the 2017 National Trust Members Handbook the gardens and woodland are open from: 3 November - 17 Dec 11.00 - 4.00 pm on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. And The House is not open after 29 October and does not... More
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