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Crook Hall & Gardens

Frankland Lane | Sidegate, Durham DH1 5SZ, England
+44 191 384 8028
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Lovely place

This is a "not to be missed" place when visiting our beautiful city . Tucked away from the noise... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jane A
Durham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Hidden treasure

We have been coming here for years. It changes every year too, there is always something new to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen N
Durham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“afternoon tea” (144 reviews)
“scones” (69 reviews)
“hidden gem” (71 reviews)
Frankland Lane | Sidegate, Durham DH1 5SZ, England
+44 191 384 8028
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a "not to be missed" place when visiting our beautiful city . Tucked away from the noise and bustle of the city centre this tranquilic delight is a gem . We caught a lovely sunny day and made thd most of the gardens...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming here for years. It changes every year too, there is always something new to see. Thankfully the cream scones never change they are always delicious

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the hall several times this year, cannot fault it. The cafe is top class, great food and drinks. The hall and gardens are well worth a visit. If you are going into the house you can get some food options in there too. The...More

Thank Nektaruk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid £7.50 entrance fee for the gardens and house which I felt was expensive. The gardens were OK, I preferred the botanic gardens. The house was a pretty ordinary old house. To enjoy this place I would recommend just going to the cafe which is...More

Thank Hazel T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee shop is lovely with soups & stands of scones & cakes. The maze is fun & not easy! The gardens are thoughtfully & creatively full of features. They are extensive but set out in rooms. The information sheet from Reception is worth taking...More

Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here and had a lovely morning it was a warm sunny day so it made the visit a lot more enjoyable, as we were stoping at the Premier Inn we walked there. The Gardens were beautiful and well kept, what array of colours...More

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I just had to visit as this is the home of my ancestors. Found it very interesting. The gardens are beautifull, they have themed attractions at different times of the year. There is a little coffee shop which is very good. Nice coffee and tasty...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful old manor house with almost 1000 years of British history. The old hall with its minstrels gallery is stunning. The Gardens are really well maintained and the autumn colours on the sunshine are lovely. This is a must visit if nothing else...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were there for a friends wedding. the grounds are lovely and the afternoon tea we had was really nice. couldnt fault anything.

Thank Tomtom585
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great mother's day here at crook hall lovely food lovely surroundings, very traditional food and cups of tea it was lovely. Went with friends also and they really enjoyed it. Wouldn't say great value for money but a great day out.

Thank Katiesefton
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Michelle L
8 October 2016|
Response from Ferryhiller | Reviewed this property |
According to their website there is nothing on that week. Not sure about buses but it's all central Durham so it's walkable...
Sharon H
14 July 2016|
Response from Janetruthe | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Crook Hall does have a lovely apartment to rent, if you google crook hall and gardens you'll see it on their website.
12 June 2016|
Response from CrookHallGardens | Property representative |
yes in the café