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Discover Wallington, much-loved home to generations of the unconventional Trevelyan family.
Gifted to you by Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan, Socialist MP and ‘illogical Englishman’, our 13,000-acre estate has something for everyone.
Visit the impressive home of Sir Charles and discover more about this remarkable man and his unconventional family. You can explore the history of Northumberland in huge pre-Raphaelite paintings around the Central Hall or take time to discover the beautiful furniture, treasured collections and quirky curiosities in each room.
The Trevelyans loved being outdoors and close to nature. The house is surrounded by an informal landscape of lawns, lakes, woodland, parkland and farmland, just waiting to be explored.
Don't miss the hidden walled garden, nestled in the woods. It was beloved by Lady Mary Trevelyan and remains a beautiful haven whatever the season. Enter through Neptune's Gate, sweep down the stone staircase, by the Mary Pool and soak up the tranquil atmosphere. Wander past colourful borders and enjoy the scent of the flowers in the Edwardian conservatory.
Enjoy wild play in the West Wood with our three play areas, visit our family-friendly wildlife hide and look out for red squirrels, stroll by the river or refresh your mind among the flowers. Further afield, there are new walks across to Broomhouse Farm and beyond.
Wallington offers a relaxing day out, whether it's exploring the house and grounds, watching the world go by in the grassy courtyard, letting off steam with your family or simply walking your dog.
Discover Wallington's snowdrops
The garden and estate at Wallington are open every day, so you can venture out on a crisp winter's day to explore our frosty landscape and discover winter wildlife. And if you time it right, you’ll be able to enjoy the beautiful displays of snowdrops that are appearing in the garden and woodland at Wallington too.
Enjoy a winter warmer
If your New Year's resolution is to get more fresh air, then head to Wallington and stretch your legs. There are lots of walks to choose from and, best of all, our cosy cafe is open every day so you can warm up with a hot drink or tasty snack next to the wood-burning stove afterwards.
Continue your 50 things adventure
An outdoor adventure is always around the next tree at Wallington. And our list of 50 things to do before you're 11¾ will set you on your own adventure here. Hunt for bugs, track wild animals or go bird watching in the West Wood . Or climb a tree, fly a kite and play in the snow on the lawns.
You might notice there's lots of activity in the East Wood this year, as we continue work on developing a new winter trail.This exciting project will see us planting trees, shrubs and plants through the woodland and into the walled garden to add colour and interest during the winter months and create another reason to visit Wallington all year round.
There is so much to see and do at Wallington, so whether you're visiting for the whole day or just an hour, you'll find the perfect way to spend your time. If you need inspiration, our handy leaflet will help.