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Howick Hall

Address: Howick, Alnwick NE66 3LB, England
Phone Number: 01665 577 285
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Ranked #9 of 32 things to do in Alnwick
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
60 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Pushchair friendly paths to see the snowdrops. Church in the grounds to go in. Impressive visitor centre with history and details of garden and arboretum. Delightful huge painting of plan of hall and gardens in about 18ins squares - about 10 feet high in total and longer in length. Other side of it shows the variety of plants in bloom.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We visited Howick Hall in February and fortunately the weather was kind so we walked the Snowdrop Trail which was excellent. Well marked out and at the end of the trail is a tea room which makes excellent teas and cakes!! Great place for all the family

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Just returned from our first visit of the year to Howick Hall gardens. A little muddy underfoot, but the snowdrops carpeting the woodland were a magnificent sight as always. We were interested to see the "Wild Origin" garden which is new since last year and look forward to seeing it develop. Our visit was rounded off by a visit to... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The details loked as a visit would be worthwhile, the place was generally a little tired could do with better tree management, a cheek attempting to charge extra for the "Lady garden". Cafe lacked any atmosphere in the larg room

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

It was raining when I visited this month so I had a damp tramp around the lovely autumnal displays - every shade of leaf imaginable! And it was with relief that I found the peaceful and quaintly old-fashioned Earl Grey Cafe. I had a comfy table looking out over the garden and was served quickly by a smiling waitress. The... More 

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Morpeth, Northumberland, England
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This garden is fantastic with lovely exotic flowers and trees. The café is good too, good selection of teas and home made snacks.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We went here on a cold and crisp day. Had a lovely walk round the gardens. the walks are quite easy and would suit most ages. we had a pleasant lunch in the tea rooms

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Squeezed in a quick visit before the hall closed for the winter. Autumn colours were spectacular. Quite soggy under foot but good paths most of the way. Delicious scones and coffee in the tearooms most welcome. Disappointed church was locked as was part of the reason for the visit and no staff around to request it be opened.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Autumn is one of the most best times of the year to enjoy this beautiful arboretum. The tree collection is fascinating with interesting finds around each corner. Its a joy to explore the garden and wonder at the vision of the original plants men that developed the garden all those years ago and who could never experience the size of... More 

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Loweswater, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We only stuck our noses in the gateway before being assailed by a man from a nearby wooden cabin to inform us that we could not enter because we had two dogs on a lead. As we had approached from the opposite direction to the car park (from Craster over fields and footpaths) we did not see any notices about... More 

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