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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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A hidden gem

Oh what a glorious place. Firstly the tea rooms, the like of which I have never come across before, how many tea rooms do you get old masterpieces hanging on the walls... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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York, United Kingdom
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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Oh what a glorious place. Firstly the tea rooms, the like of which I have never come across before, how many tea rooms do you get old masterpieces hanging on the walls, beautifully carved mirrors and super furniture, the coffee etc was good too. Now on to the gardens, we walked through the wooded garden first and what a varied... More 

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Beds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok so call me Mr Fussy - here at one of the temples of British tea you would think they may have gotten their act together. We did the gardens, which were in all fairness very nice yet the appearance of the tea rooms overcompensated for an average taste and service experience.

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Thank MortimerLake
Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have visited Howick Hall many times over the past few years and never cease to be impressed with the quality of the formal gardens. The gardeners are obviously in tune with nature and the gardens are alive with the sight and sound of bumblebees. We really appreciated the places where wildflowers were allowed to grow and to seed. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I would not say we were all keen gardeners in our party but we all appreciated the gardens and its different sections. We spent several hours wandering around each section, getting slightly lost (as it could be a little bit better sign posted, particularly for labels on the plant). We were very lucky as the private garden of Lady Howick... More 

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Thank CrosbyFieldsS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a few hours walking the gardens. We also did the Long Walk to get to the sea but a notice said that you needed wellies to continue so we had to abort and return back to the gardens. Lovely tea rooms where we had a lovely cold drink and a large piece of cake. Well worth a visit as... More 

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Thank Susan S
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

howick Hall gardens are a wonderfule experience. There is the Hall, nopt open to the public as it was damaged in a fire many years ago. However, one wing has now been renovated and opened as the Earl Grey Tea Rooms. It is fascinating to be able to go inside after several years of trying to peep through the shutters!... More 

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Thank FLevett
Northwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As not overly keen gardeners I think this place was a little lost on us. I think you would get the most out of this if you were a keen gardener. Having said that, it was a lovely relaxed way to spend time. The garden is expansive, so you really can make this place last a while! The tea rooms... More 

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Thank Kim S
Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The thing we most enjoyed here was the fact that it was very obviously a lived in home, and although it was also evident that much needed to be spent to bring it to a N T level, the charm was just that it was so enjoyable just as it is. We were lucky that the private gardens were open... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in May when the azaleas and rhododendrons were in full bloom - a magnificent sight. Loved the colourful tulips growing all over the lawns - never seen them planted this way before. There is also a bog garden which I imagine would be stunning in the summer, surrounded by irises. We got there just after it opened and lots... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove all the way up the coast and eventually found the place in the back of beyond Does not allow dogs to go in the grounds They need to make it more known

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