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Crook Hall & Gardens

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Crook Hall & Gardens

969 Reviews
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Frankland Lane Sidegate, Durham DH1 5SZ England
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Durham - The Cathedral and Old City
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Durham - The Cathedral and Old City
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History-steeped Durham sits just north of York, and offers up cobbled streets crowned by UNESCO-protected Durham Cathedral and Castle. Getting there by yourself means a hire car or train— both leaving you without a guide to help you fully appreciate the old city’s sights. This private tour closes all the gaps: providing easy transport, a time-efficient itinerary that covers the must-sees, and a guide for important context and insight.
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MrsT wrote a review Jun 2020
County Durham, United Kingdom65 contributions25 helpful votes
Visited Crook Hall today, first “outing” since lockdown began. I live locally and have been to the gardens quite a few times, and regularly call in to the cafe for breakfast, lunch or just a yummy cheese scone and coffee. Due to current restrictions the cafe is closed at the
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Joan S wrote a review Jun 2020
Durham14 contributions11 helpful votes
I love this cafe because you can eat on the terrace with your dog and they get treats too...but..I feel aggrieved that cyclists and students get discounts yet elderly loyal customers pay full price (I know cyclists that eat drink here and they are financially well off as are
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Martyn & Jill wrote a review Feb 2020
Falkirk, United Kingdom7 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent little house and garden with a tea room in Durham, well worth a visit even in February when we were there.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from CrookHallGardens, Owner at Crook Hall & Gardens
Responded Feb 28, 2020
Thank you so much for your review. .... and a big thank you for pointing out that the garden is good to visit in the winter months. Many people only come in the spring and summer but I think that they are missing out. There is a different beauty to be enjoyed during the winter. The fabric of the house and garden is revealed when the foliage has died back, and the winter flowering shrubs and bulbs are gorgeous. Then of course there is the added benefit of no crowds and a reduced entry fee. Thank you again.
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dace520 wrote a review Feb 2020
Redhill, United Kingdom939 contributions221 helpful votes
We were lucky we were using our sat-nav to find the gardens, not the easiest place to find - unless you're a local. It was a lovely day, the plants were looking at their best - and we had a lovely snack in the cafe.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from CrookHallGardens, Owner at Crook Hall & Gardens
Responded Feb 28, 2020
Yes you are right- we can be tricky to find. I am so glad that your sat nav guided you here. If people ring for directions I usually advise them to head for the city centre then follow the brown tourist information signs. We are right next to the river, just along from the Radisson hotel. If someone is already in town we are easy walking distance from the market place, again there are signs. Thank you for your helpful review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit.
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Tina J wrote a review Feb 2020
Durham, United Kingdom61 contributions1 helpful vote
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Wonderful afternoon. On arrival we were shown to our tea room (was 11 of us) and served a glass of fizz and welcome serving of mini sausages and delicious quiche. This was promptly followed by the afternoon tea proper. Excellent sandwiches, scrumptious scones with jam and cream
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from CrookHallGardens, Owner at Crook Hall & Gardens
Responded Feb 13, 2020
Hello Tina, thank you so much for taking the time to post your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to welcome you and your party to Crook Hall. Our team often comment on how nice our guests are, and I heard Amy and Anna, who looked after you, saying that you were all really lovely. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and we all look forward seeing you again soon.
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