Cragside

Extraordinary Victorian house, gardens and woodland - the wonder of its age

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What's on

Upcoming events

Conservation in Action

Fri 21 Jul 2017
11:00-15:00
Meet the conservation volunteers and learn more about the work they do

Victorian Baking

Fri 21 Jul 2017
13:00-15:00
Imagine being greeted by the smell of fresh baking as you walk through the doors of the house...

Tracker packs: explorer weekends

Sat 22 Jul 2017
11:00-15:00
Turn your visit into an adventure!

Guided estate walk

Sun 23 Jul 2017
13:30-15:30
Enjoy a scenic walk around Cragside with one of the Rangers

Engineering challenge: innovation Tuesdays

Tue 25 Jul 2017
11:00-15:00
Calling all inventors... this activity's for you

Garden walks

Tue 25 Jul 2017
12:00-13:00
Come for a guided walk around the Formal Garden with volunteers Chris and Geoff.
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Eating and shopping

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History

A historical black and white print of The Lodge 'Cragside', Northumberland, dated 1864-6, before Norman Shaw's additions.

History of Cragside 

Three influential people helped to create the special place we know and love today. Learn more about them and their combined vision.

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Wildlife

Greylag geese and their goslings by a lake

Uncover the Wildlife 

See herons on Nelly's Moss lakes, catch a glimpse of the green woodpecker over the Valley Garden or spot a House Martin outside our Visitor Centre.

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Get involved

Victoria Baking Days at Cragside

Join our team 

We've many roles to tempt you to join our team including; becoming a room guide or a member of our behind the scenes team. You can also become a learning assistant and help deliver our educational program or get active and help manage out vast landscape.

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Learning

Children sitting on a tree stump beside the tree sculpture known as Douglas

Armstrong - our local hero 

Learn about the famous Lord Armstrong, discover examples of 19th-century technology and master the biodiversity and habitats of our streams, lakes and woodland.

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