Cragside house surrounded by autumn colours

Important notice -

The Red Landing in the House will be closed until midday today, Friday 20 October, for electrical cabling.

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

More about this place


What's on

Upcoming events

Conservation in Action

Fri 20 Oct 2017
Meet the conservation volunteers and learn more about the work they do

Victorian Baking

Fri 20 Oct 2017
Imagine being greeted by the smell of fresh baking as you walk through the doors of the house...

Nelly the witch's spooky trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Nelly the witch has hidden clues all around Nelly's Moss lakes. Can you find them all and answer the questions?

Trust10 run

Sun 22 Oct 2017
Have a go at a free 10k run through the estate on the fourth Sunday of every month (excluding December)

Wand making masterclass

Sun 22 Oct 2017
Make a wand to cast a spell at Cragside this Hallowe'en

Potion making emporium

Tue 24 Oct 2017
A little bit of this... a drop of that... and a dash of magic is all you need to make a potion

Eating and shopping


Places to stay

The exterior of Garden Cottage

Turn your visit into a holiday 

Stay a little longer in one of our Formal Garden holiday cottages or the bunkhouse overlooking Tumbleton Lake



The Entrance Front at Cragside

Group visits 

Plan and book your group visit and discover Cragside - the dream home of Lord and Lady Armstrong and the home where modern living began. The first home in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity, there's plenty to explore at Cragside.



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

Unearth our History 

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



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.


Get involved


Art and collections

Our collections

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