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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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Really Excellent place for walking and tranquility

Had a lovey time, very reasonable entry. Hall itself looks a but run down but persevere. The cafe offers fantastic cakes, Coffee is good and the gardens are absolutely fantastic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
pwehren
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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovey time, very reasonable entry. Hall itself looks a but run down but persevere. The cafe offers fantastic cakes, Coffee is good and the gardens are absolutely fantastic to walk through. It is huge but as you walk you experience different views, gardens and plant life. Thoroughly enjoyed the day we had there

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Newcastle
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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drove past one day and decided to visit the next. Tickets - priced well, kids free, 7.50 adults - I would say though they could have easily upsold the tickets for a few quid more to last a second day or a week. There is a lot here to do in an afternoon like we had. The gardens were... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely day. 24 people enjoyed a tour around the grounds. We also enjoyed the delights of refreshments and lunch in the tea rooms

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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377 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Liverpool, New York
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8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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