Cragside

Cragside house surrounded by trees

Important notice -

On Wednesday 24th April Cragside gardens and woodland will be open with facilities available at Crozier. However the house and visitor centre will be closed due to a scheduled power cut.

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

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Things to see and do

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What's on

Upcoming events

Victorian Baking

Fri 26 Apr 2019
13:00-15:30
Imagine being greeted by the smell of fresh baking as you walk through the doors of the house... (event subject to volunteer availability).

Trust 10 run

Sun 28 Apr 2019
08:00-11:00
Have a go at a free 10k run through the estate on the fourth Sunday of every month (excluding December)

Behind the scenes conservation house tour

Tue 07 May 2019
11:30-12:30
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the servants’ wing of the house

Turning water into light walk

Wed 08 May 2019
13:00-15:00
Join our engineer Robin Wright on a 2 mile walk to hear all about Lord Armstrong and his lifelong passion for water power at the first place to be lit by hydroelectricity.

Street Science with Newcastle University

Fri 31 May 2019
11:00-15:00
Come and be wowed by the science buskers of Newcastle University.

Rhododendron gardener talk

Sat 01 Jun 2019
13:30-14:30
Learn about Cragside's iconic rhododendron collection from gardener Neil.
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Get involved

A gardening volunteer trims bushes beside a pathway

Becoming a gardening volunteer at Cragside 

Whether you’re green fingered or a gardening novice wanting to gain new skills, you’re welcome to join the gardening team at Cragside.

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Groups

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.

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History

Unearth our History

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Eating and shopping

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Places to stay

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Learning

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Art and collections

Our collections

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