Address: Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 7PX
Phone Number: 01669 620333
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
National Trust Membership: FREE entry to over 500 places & free parking.

Cragside is a grade I listed Victorian mock-tudor style mansion set on a rocky hillside in 4 square kilometers of woodlands and gardens.

The house was originally owned by William George Armstrong a scientist and inventor and many of his inventions, still working, are in the house. The house was also the first in the world to be powered by hydroelectric power. A few of the highlights of the Cragside grounds are one of the largest rock gardens in Europe, a vast Labyrinth of rhododendrom forest, Trim trail, iron bridge, 4 lakes, 40 miles of signposted footpaths and children’s adventure playground.

  • Tea-rooms serving locally sourced food and drink.
  • Gift shop and plant sales.
  • Free car parking.
  • Dogs welcome, on leads at all times.
  • Fun family events throughout the year.


Before you start your journey to Cragside for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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