Cragside House, Gardens & Estate
Things to do in Northumberland Scottish Borders
Historical-Buildings in Scotland
Description: The home of Lord Armstrong, the Victorian engineer and landscape genius. The living exhibition of the development of technology within the home. The first house in the world to be lit by electricity. Extensive gardens, walks and a labyrinth and play area for the children.
Situation – OS ref: NU 074022
How to get there:
By car: Off the B6341 Alnwick to Rothbury road some half mile from Rothbury. Signposted.
By public transport: Regular bus service passes the entrance.
Seasonal opening details (2017):
Last admission at the gate is 4pm (3pm, 3 November to 17 December). Last entry to estate drive is 5.30pm. Last entry to house one hour before closing; entry is controlled (queueing at busy times).
Picnic areas, restaurant, refreshments, shop, dogs welcome, adventure playground.
Admission Prices 2017
Gift Aid Admission (Standard Admission prices in brackets)
House, gardens and estate:
adult £18.80 (£17.00), child £9.40 (£8.50), family £47 (£42.50).
Gardens and estate:
Summer: adult £12.20 (£11), child £6.10 (£5.50), family £30.50 (£27.50).
Winter: adult £6.50 (£5.60), child £3.30 (£3.00), family £15.50 (£14).
Payment by cash only at the admission point (to maintain speed of entry).
Credit/debit cards can be used for purchases in the restaurant and shop
01669 622020 (Shop)
01669 622040 (Restaurant)
Forty miles of footpaths through this huge estate.
House partly accessible for wheelchairs – lift to 1st floor.
Shop and restaurant fully accessible
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