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Address: Seaton Delaval | Whitley bay, Whitley Bay NE26 4QR, England
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Fri - Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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The main building was burnt out in the 1880s but the shell and some living accommodation remains, beautiful gardens friendly knowledgeable staff, well worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The main building was burnt out in the 1880s but the shell and some living accommodation remains, beautiful gardens friendly knowledgeable staff, well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Not a large NT property, but interesting all the same. Loved the older original part of the house (ruin, but romantic) and the converted servants quarters was interesting. Always more intersted in the gardens and i found these to be beautiful. Fantastic as dogs are allowed in the grounds and plenty of bowls dotted around the place. Only negative is... More 

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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

went in while on holiday, very interesting place well worth a visit. Floors are a bit uneven downstairs so good footwear is essential

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Well it's not all a ruin, but enough of it has been left in a rough state for you to explore on your own and discover the chequered past of this wonderful place! Seaton Delaval Hall has moved from fortune to misfortune many times through the centuries It still bears the scars of the fierce fires which almost condemned it... More 

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Seaton Delaval Hall is just on our doorstep. We can remember when it was used for medieval banquets before the NT took it under its wing. The hall itself is imposing against the backdrop of the north east landscape but nothing to write home about in the inside as renovations are still ongoing. However they have recently opened the west... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

The buildings are very nice and the gardens are very well kept,but there is not much for young children to do.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

First visit, as previously it was closed. It was a very interesting visit. National Trust are improving it all the time. We did not know much about the Delavals at all. They have a nice walled garden which was pleasant as the day we visited it was a bitterly cold wind. The volunteers are very knowledgeable. Someone complained that the... More 

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Newcastle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We visit alot of National Trust sites, the family membership card makes excellent value for money. In the main we visit Cragside, Gibside and Wallington Hall and do so many times a year, why? Interesting houses and large expanses of grounds for kids to burn off some energy and as with all NT places, you don't generally bump into idiots.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I enjoyed this visit better then the last one. We managed to get in to look at the house this time and they have opened more of the gardens. be warned it doesn't take you very long to get round the gardens etc and you wouldn't want to spend more then half a day there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Passes the afternoon. Interesting history still a working progress for the national trust. Tea shop a bit basic, at the moment this is temporary, food ok but limited choice.

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Address: Address: Seaton Delaval | Whitley bay, Whitley Bay NE26 4QR, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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