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Beautiful Gardens

Stopped here when we were cycling along the cycle route 1. The staff were very friendly showed us... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Emma G
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Fantastic gardens and the best staff you could hope for

We visited here and the whole experience was thoroughly enjoyable. It was an overcast morning and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andrew V
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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| Howick, Alnwick NE66 3LB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here when we were cycling along the cycle route 1. The staff were very friendly showed us where to park our bikes and even offered to look after our helmets for us. They couldn’t have been more welcoming. The gardens were stunning on the...More

1  Thank Emma G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited here and the whole experience was thoroughly enjoyable. It was an overcast morning and you cannot take dogs into the gardens so we asked the man in the ticket office if he could keep an eye on our dogs if we left the...More

1  Thank Andrew V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited at the end of June/beginning of July and the bog garden was particularly stunning. The roses were beautiful and there is a super new sensory garden recently planted which was just a delight. There was a fair bit of walking but the maps...More

Thank lindypindydbwoods
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens at Howick Hall are fabulous whatever month you visit. When we visited in July, many of the flowers were in full bloom with a mass of colour and wonderful scents. A superb walk awaits you. There are plenty of seats around the property...More

1  Thank VikingRaider_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long walk on the beach and pub lunch this was just the place to go to find some shady shelter from the sun. Not disappointed with the variety of plants,trees,walks etc. Lovely little informative church about Earl Grey(yes of the tea origin) but...More

Thank Dapper70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your into the wilder looking garden and the beauty of a vast variety of native hardwood trees this is the place to visit, it isn’t overgrown when I say wilder but not over manicured, this estate is just full of native spieces trees never...More

1  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went and left - like a lot of Northumberland coastline not dog friendly. you would hope these days dogs would be allowed in the gardens on leads. If you want dog friendly head to the lakes not Northumberland. Welcome on beaches but virtually nowhere else...More

3  Thank bronteUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would suggest that these gardens offer much more in variety,value and varied walks than Ainick Gardens. We visited in May and it was an absolute delight.There are endless paths and everywhere was a mass of colour .You can spend hours here if you wish...More

1  Thank klammer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today my friends and I walked two miles down the costal path from Craster to Howick Hall. On arrival we found the way in barred and locked, the turnstile was ‘out only’! Why couldn’t there be some way of paying to get in through the...More

Thank helenbarraclough91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These gardens are huge and if one had the energy to complete all the walks it's a day long trip out. We did one of the short routes. Loved the on site church with its ww1 exhibition. Very interesting churchyard and published material on some...More

Thank Kaycee J
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Response from lisascholes | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid around £14 for 2 of us. That's with a concession for over 60s. It's a beautiful place.
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Good morning When we visited there was visitors there in a mobility scooter/wheelchair and we found most of the gardens are wheelchair friendly but obviously there are areas which would be difficult to access due to... More
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