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Whalton Manor Gardens

Whalton Manor, Morpeth NE61 3UT, England
01670 775 205
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Ranked #6 of 9 Attractions in Morpeth
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Owner description: The magnificent garden of the Whalton Manor House was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll in 1908, set in 3 acres of private, walled garden in the heart of picturesque Northumberland.Within easy reach of Northumberland's golden beaches, the market towns of Alnwick, Morpeth and Hexham, the Scottish Borders and Newcastle Upon Tyne within a 45 minute drive, your visit to Whalton Manor Gardens is a 'must see' whilst in the area.
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English first
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We went here to see a shakespeare production which was superb and the setting just lovely. The gardens are pretty and we were made to feel extremely welcome. We hope to return next year.

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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Historically significant, this 17th century house with its 3 acre garden is bursting with inspirational planting and magnificent architectural structures. Roses are in full bloom in June. Outstanding display of Topiary.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

The gardens, designed by Gertrude Jekyll, are beautiful and accessible - not so large as to be overwhelming. The Lutyens designed house is lovely to look at, as well, very covetable. All in all, it makes one think of it as the perfect little English manor house and garden. The village is quite a nice little village, as well. Not... More

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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

An absolutely stunning private garden which would be perfect for a seasonal wedding. The gardens are unique and there are several locations which lend themselves to a marquee. Whilst there are various architectural photo opportunities which add to the exclusivity. The gardens have to be seen to be appreciated. Unfortunately - or fortunately - only open by appointment!

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Newbiggin by the sea
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Fantastic. Really nice and well wrth a visit. The people really car about what they don and the people who visit them. Well worth a visit. Penny is wonderful. You just fall in love with her enthusiasm for this small attraction. They deserve to succeed and I wish them every success. D

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Bamburgh
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

What a brilliant little garden and you get tour from the owners themselves who are obviously passionate about what they do. I think these privately owend gardens are always the best and this is no exception. One of the outbuildings has been altered to provide seating and you can enjoy a really nice cream tea to top of the visit.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Great for groups interested in plants and gardening .Not a children's playground. We had an excellent visit with Durham Flower Club. We were warmly welcomed by owners Penny and Tim Norton. After a brief talk on the history of the house and garden we were taken on a most informative tour of the garden by Penny. Of particular note is... More

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Northumberland
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116 reviews 116 reviews
10 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Pleasant enough but probably not exciting for children. Go to Bolam Lake before/after.

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