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Cragside House and Gardens

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Always wanted to see it Worth the wait

What a place We drove the 6 mile carriage way just to get a feel for the site The House is amazing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Malcolm D
London, United Kingdom
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Holiday in Northumberland what a memorable place stunning views a must visit

On a 4 day break and having read a book that was set in this area and at Cragside by LJ Ross I was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lechlade, United Kingdom
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B6341 | 1 mile north of Rothbury, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park NE65 7PX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a place We drove the 6 mile carriage way just to get a feel for the site The House is amazing now but was out of this world in its time as the first Waterpowered electric home. The gardens and grounds are amazing loved...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Malcolm D
Reviewed yesterday

On a 4 day break and having read a book that was set in this area and at Cragside by LJ Ross I was fascinated to see if my imagination was as good as the real thing and I was not disappointed. A warm spring...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Truly a grit day out house is a wonder if you consider when it was built and the technology it has, grounds worth a visit on it own

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alanmayuk
Reviewed 3 days ago

A truly amazing day out, not being a fan of the normal national trust properties this was a revelation. If you have the slightest leaning towards engineering this place is a gem. So much to see and so many innovative solutions to problems on show....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Prodengwest
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lose yourself in miles of walks through tree or rhododendron lined pathways, meander around lakes, and definitely visit the stunning house with its endless rooms and corridors with twists and turns and amazing inventions, period furnishings and decor. Truly amazing. And it's National Trust so...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank adebassman5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an amazing house!! For the fittest there are 40 miles of footpaths--yes 40! The way in which the house is built into the rock face is truly a feat of engineering, given that they had no laser technology! As for the gearing to operate...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An amazing place. I have taken many friends and family here over the years. The massive gardens and lakes are amazing (you can even drive around if any of your party have difficulty in getting about!). The house is an absolute treasure for history, architectural,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NeilThompson64
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great place for a few hours or a full day out. Something for everyone. Would recommend a visit if you are in the area. It’s not cheap for entry, but it is worth it. We visit every time we are in the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jacqid2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This site really does have something for everyone. We will certainly be visiting again and will, no doubt, spend the whole day there again. My highlight was the 6 mile drive around the grounds where we took advantage of the various parking areas to go...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Andrew V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We never miss a trip here when we are in Northumberland. The house is stunning, the grounds beautiful and we love the playgrounds and the labyrinth. Amazing day out!

Date of experience: April 2019
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April 16, 2019|
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Response from derewilson | Reviewed this property |
When you drive into Cragside you have to pay or make yourself a member of the national trust, if you were walking by there is loads of ways just to enter but all contributions count if you go past the entrance from the... More
March 23, 2019|
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Response from 559claireg | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no not really. I don’t think any stop at Cragside.