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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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Wonderful Garden

A wonderful garden to stroll and revel in the beauty. Make sure you have lunch in the tea room - food is superb and worthy of a trip on its own

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Gary H
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderful garden to stroll and revel in the beauty. Make sure you have lunch in the tea room - food is superb and worthy of a trip on its own

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The gardens and Arboretum were very relaxing - visited the Tea Room - very welcoming and worth the visit. The map we were given when we entered was a little confusing - the numbers don't seem to mean anything and there are no obvious name tags on the plants/trees - i would advise you just find your own route and... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited on a hot day in July, wandered through Silverwood, visited the Church and then found our way to the borders by the Hall itself - now here were 'real' gardens! We were fortunate that Lady Howick's Private Garden was open for charity (for a very modest donation) and that was stunning! Somehow, she has broken all the 'rules'... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not your typical manicured house grounds. Hours lost in the delights of an arboretum. Kids encouraged to go explore. Little side tracks and detours for the young ones to think they are exploring- but perfectly safe. We got there at 1pm and managed to explore about 1/4 of it if that. Bog garden particularly stunning. Tea room a bit privet,... More 

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Bisley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a lovely warm and sunny morning taking in the delightful grounds and came away relaxed from this very peaceful place. From the warm welcome given by Judy at ticket booth and all the way through our visit we had a lovely time. Our favourite were the huge painting of the estate within the visitor centre and then outside... More 

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Thank GTSSurrey
Liverpool, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I rate this place much more highly than Alnwick castle gardens, because it is a gardeners garden, if you like your gardening you will love this place. It is also huge, I have been a number of times and just about covered the whole site once, formal gardens, bog garden, the arboretum. Depending when you go, you will see different... More 

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very friendly and helpful member of staff in the "ticket office" - we were recommended to visit the big house to learn a little of the history of the gardens. Unfortunately the member of staff here, was more interested in having a chat with a couple than keeping an eye on other guests in case they needed assistance. The cafe/restaurant... More 

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Thank Janet H
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49 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Howick and was pleasantly surprised by the entrance price. Was £7 for adults, £6 for OAP'S and children free! So for the 6 of us was less than £30 (without the additional "voluntary" extra on the tickets) Gardens were extensive and beautiful and plenty of things to see and walk around. Could walk for miles around the signed paths.... More 

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Thank Richard H
Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely garden. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Especially Joe who works in the garden and tea room.

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Thank jacky207
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful natural place. From the reception through tea shop garden and visitor centre everywhere is peaceful and a joy Families, walkers. retired people were all enjoying Howick Hall. The tea rooms offer an excellent choice of food, tea coffee cakes in a historical room. Well worth joining or making it a regular place to visit.

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