A family walk along a path with the house in the background

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


What's on

Upcoming events

Terrific trees trail

Mon 19 Feb 2018
Did you know that Cragside is home to some of the tallest trees in the UK? Find out more on this self-guided trail

Trust10 run

Sun 25 Feb 2018
Have a go at a free 10k run through the estate on the fourth Sunday of every month (excluding December)

Social rides - tour and bike hire

Sun 04 Mar 2018
Hire a bike or bring your own and enjoy a guided cycle tour of the estate

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