Cragside

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

Cragside

What's on

Upcoming events

Tracker packs: explorer weekends

Sun 20 Aug 2017
11:00-15:00
Turn your visit into an adventure!

Guided estate walk

Sun 20 Aug 2017
13:30-15:30
Enjoy a scenic walk around Cragside with one of the Rangers

Bright sparks: Generate electricity

Mon 21 Aug 2017
10:00-15:00
Lord Armstrong generated hydroelectricity to power his house... get inspired and make a wind turbine

Conservation in Action

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

Engineering challenge: innovation Tuesdays

Tue 22 Aug 2017
11:00-15:00
Calling all inventors... this activity's for you

Climb a really big tree day

Wed 23 Aug 2017
10:30-11:00
The ultimate tree-climbing experience...
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Eating and shopping

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Places to stay

The exterior of Garden Cottage

Holiday with us 

Make your visit a little longer with a stay in our bunkhouse or holiday cottages

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History

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.

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Wildlife

 A red squirrel at the base of a Cragside tree

Uncover the Wildlife 

See herons on Nelly's Moss lakes, spot a squirrel in the pinetum, catch a glimpse of the green woodpecker over the Valley Garden or spot a house martin outside the Visitor Centre.

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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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Get involved