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Howick Hall

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Address: Howick, Alnwick NE66 3LB, England
Phone Number: +44 1665 577285
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Beautiful gardens - interesting plants and a 'lived-in-and-enjoyed' feel

A very pleasant couple of afternoons spent wandering around the gardens. Lots of unusual plants, very pretty bog garden, and long walk through acres of arboretum. If Lady... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Dalry, United Kingdom
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Dalry, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A very pleasant couple of afternoons spent wandering around the gardens. Lots of unusual plants, very pretty bog garden, and long walk through acres of arboretum. If Lady Howick's private garden is open for viewing (extra cost donation to Church funds), it's well worth going in. Beautiful Church in grounds, exhibition featuring WW1 local history of estate labourers who served... More 

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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We visited this place for the first time, it was recommended by a friend, and we were not disappointed. The gardens are beautiful, and there was lots to see, I like gardening and it was nice to see so many different and beautiful plants. Some nice places to sit in the garden, and the grounds are well cared for. Had... More 

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North East
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58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I used to love visiting these gardens but then I got myself a four legged companion and alas no more visits here. I have now got a national trust membership and visit other gardens in the area (Cragside & Wallington) but would be delighted if Howick reconsidered their policy. I think they would reap the benefits immediately as I know... More 

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Spalding, England, United Kingdom
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50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The day was quite dull to start with so the long walk, mainly scenes of enormous gunnera and cow parsley, tended to be shades of green. Nice mix of trees and everything left to its own devices so if you like wild and woolly this is for you. The beach was lovely and we took lunch on the top of... More 

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East Midlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Ive been here at various times of the year and spring would have to be my favourite - while the flowers are pretty and the grasses and nettles havnt yet grown too much. The long walk through the arboretum is fabulous and all the benches in the woodland walk make it accessible to those who cannot manage the long walk... More 

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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I am not a huge garden enthusiast losing interest after the second Latin name but now I may be a convert? Howick Hall was the home of Earl Grey, 19th century prime minister, great reformer and father of 15 children! Quite an achievement in one lifetime! Origin of Earl Grey Tea. A beautiful range of gardens, landscapes and arboretum bordering... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Have visited the area for a number of years but never visited here before. On a recommendation we decided this holiday to visit. A hidden gem! Lovely gardens, walks, excellent visitor centre and not forgetting the earl gray tea rooms!! A little bit of a struggle with the pushchair and not that friendly of a terrain for a little one... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a great garden to have a roam around looking at different things. The bog garden was coming into its own. The borders around the house were great splashes of vibrant colour. There would be something to see at any time of the year. There is the arboretum to explore too. The church currently has an exhibition about WW1... More 

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NY, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful gardens, streams, and forests surround Howick Hall. Which is nice since the only part of Howick Hall open to visitors is the Earl Grey Teahouse. Children under 16 (accompanied by adults) are free which is also nice. Basically think of it as a pleasant place to stroll after visiting the Teahouse and you'll do fine.

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Visited these gardens with friends. Its a lovely place to wander around with water features, avenues and spilling herbaceous borders. Lovely to visit in the summer months.

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Address: Howick, Alnwick NE66 3LB, England
Phone Number: +44 1665 577285
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick

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