Cragside House and Gardens

Cragside House Gardens, near Morpeth

Cragside is a great Victorian Garden with one of the largest rock gardens in Europe.

Below Cragside House and across the valley lie the 3 terraces of formal gardens. There are stone framed carpet beds which are planted for the summer and just below a dahlia walk.
The rock garden here is one of the largest in Europe.
There is a fine collection of conifers in the pinetum and a good collection of rhododendrons.
The walk through the gorge is an enlightening experience and the gardens continue to be restored.
Cragside was the home of Lord Armstrong and the first house in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity. There are many ingenious gadgets – most of them still working.
Plenty of wildlife, including red squirrels, can be seen on the many walks through woodland and by the lake on the estate.
This is a great day out for all the family and you can take your dog too.

NT 2018 - Cragside House & Gardens - Gardens all year, house from 9 February. Shop & Restaurant. Partial disabled access. Stout footwear advisable.

FREE - Visit this National Trust Property and others for free by becoming a member - click here

Address

  • Street: Cragside Gardens and House Rothbury
  • Postcode: NE65 7PX
  • City: Morpeth
  • County: Northumberland
  • Country: United Kingdom

Contact

  • Telephone: 01669 620333
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

HOTELS AND PLACES TO STAY NEAR TO GARDEN

If you want to find hotels and places to stay near Cragside House, why not stay in one of our recommended hotels. Each hotel has genuine guest reviews enabling you to book from anywhere in the world in total confidence. Look now for hotels near Cragside - click here.

Garden Location On A Map

Fill in your address into the address field below the map and the shortest route will be calculated.