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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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A FANTASTIC NT PROPERY STEEPED IN HISTORY ANN INOVATION

The house at Cragside is a marvel. The home of Sir William Armstrong- a genius of the Industrial... read more

Reviewed today
ray b
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Amazing

Our first visit was on our way to our holiday destination so a relatively short stay where we used... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Susan K
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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B6341 | 1 mile north of Rothbury, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park NE65 7PX, England
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Reviewed today

The house at Cragside is a marvel. The home of Sir William Armstrong- a genius of the Industrial Revolution- it was one of the first to have electricity generated by hydro-electric power. The house manages to combine the magnificence of a Stately Country House with...More

Thank ray b
Reviewed yesterday

Our first visit was on our way to our holiday destination so a relatively short stay where we used the cafe then drove the 6 miles estate drive which has lots of car parks along the one way route. We are NT members so decided...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed yesterday

William George Armstrong was an amazing person and Cragside is a fitting tribute to his imagination, creativity and common sense. The gardens are a tribute to the passion of his wife, Margaret. The architecture is impressive, with the house set into the cliffs behind it....More

Thank binduAustralia
Reviewed yesterday

I first visited Cragside many years ago when I was younger - it was so lovely to be able to go back with my own children who loved it just as much as I do! The house is really interesting (I particularly love the decadent...More

Thank RCY74
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been visiting this place for years and have always found new paths to ecplore and views to enjoy! Our faveoueite walk is from the house to the play area but there are multiple ways of getting there and always some new and undiscovered...More

Thank chacop85
Reviewed 2 days ago

Be prepared for a lot when you visit Cragside. There is so much to see and such variety that you can never do everything in a day. Research the place before you go to get an idea of what you would like to see. There...More

Thank tyke29
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent all day here. House fascinating and displayed beautifully. Gardens lovely. Scenic drive around estate is great for those less able. Would definitely recommend this lovely house in a lovely setting

Thank Louise V
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fascinating house in lovely grounds which include many walking trails and a six mile estate drive for those less in need of exercise. In our view Cragside is certainly one of the top NT sites, challenging Lanhydrock in Cornwall for our number one vote. Fascinating...More

Thank VEROUK
Reviewed 3 days ago

We really enjoyed our visit to Cragside. There are loads of walks to do which are really well marked - the scenery is amazing. The formal gardens are beautiful and extremely well maintained. The house is very interesting although for us not the main feature...More

Thank JohnnyandVonny
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting house inside and out,great inventor .lots of inventions to make house life easier for servants .the biggest fire place I have ever Seen .big estate with 6mile drive round and walks,lakes great to.nice formal gardens , lots more to see

Thank Peter t
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Craig B
26 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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themacgirls
16 September 2017|
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Response from AndyN450 | Reviewed this property |
Check with the National Trust nearer the time you wish to visit or contact them direct I'm sure they will have the answer
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