The farmhouse at Cherryburn

Important notice -

The birthplace, farmhouse and cottage gardens are reopening on Fridays and Saturdays from 28 May. You will need to book your visit in advance.

Cottage and farmhouse, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick

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What's on

Please book ahead before visiting

The car park, birthplace, museum and cottage garden will are open Fridays and Saturdays until 25th September. You'll need to book your tickets by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We release tickets every Friday for the next week. Please note we'll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked or who arrive late for their booked slot. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Cherryburn (18 June - 19 June)

Fri 18 Jun 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Cherryburn.

Timed entry to Cherryburn (25 June - 26 June)

Fri 25 Jun 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Cherryburn.
Beautifully engraved Skylark by artist Phoebe Connolly

Birds, Beasties and Bewick 

Artist Phoebe Connolly opens her brand-new exhibition at Cherryburn this June. A series of 20 intricately engraved glass panels and an equally beautifully engraved greenhouse, capturing the plants and creatures that inhabit this beautiful place.



An original Thomas Bewick wood-engraved block

The original Wild Child: Thomas Bewick 

18th Century artist Thomas Bewick was born in Northumberland, in a small house tucked away in Mickley. He had quite a life and revolutionised print art in Georgian England. Read on for more on Thomas...

Christopher Bacon printing from a Bewick block

Caring for Bewick's blocks 

Thomas developed a way of engraving wood which could rival the fine detail of metal engraving. He was very clever and brave enough to try various methods to ensure a clean cut and we need to preserve his history.


Get involved

A visitor and print demonstrator in the press room

Get involved at the birthplace of Thomas Bewick

Print demonstrators, events assistants and visitor experience volunteers all help keep Cherryburn as special as it is. Interested in having a go? Find out more about our volunteering opportunities here:


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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Cherryburn on the National Trust Collections website