Family fun at Cragside

A family standing on the Iron Bridge at Cragside

From Den Building in the woodland to getting lost in the Labyrinth, there's plenty of family adventures to be had at Cragside. Refuel hungry explorers with a kids lunch pack in the tea-rooms, and find perfect pocket-money treats in the shop.

50 Things Adventure Scrapbook

50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 at Cragside

There's loads of activities to complete at Cragside this spring!

Children walking through woods in the winter

Outdoor family fun

Kids will love the Adventure Play Area, Labyrinth, woodland, and more!

A small child holding a rainbow umbrella

Wet weather adventures

A rainy summer holiday won't stop us having fun... discover wet weather adventures at Cragside

Upcoming events

Switched on! Shining a light on female innovation. Part of Women and Power

Wed 26 Sep 2018
10:00-16:00
From 23 June, International Women in Engineering Day, discover Cragside in an extraordinary light in this brand new exhibition in partnership with Newcastle University

Women of industry: Industrial innovation? Part of Women and Power

Wed 26 Sep 2018
11:00-15:00
A new exhibition will share the experiences of women who worked in some of Newcastle's most iconic industrial environments, exploring the contribution women made to industry at a time of major societal shift

Turning water into light walk

Wed 03 Oct 2018
13:00-15:00
Join our engineer Robin Wright on a 3 mile walk to hear all about Lord Armstrong and his lifelong passion for water power at the first place to be lit by hydroelectricity.

Scarecrow making

Sat 06 Oct 2018
11:00-15:00
Help the gardens look after the lawn by making a scarecrow to keep the birds away

Stargazing

Sat 27 Oct 2018
18:30-21:00
Explore the night sky through a telescope with expert astronomers

Trust10 run

Sun 28 Oct 2018
08:00-11:00
Have a go at a free 10k run through the estate on the fourth Sunday of every month (excluding December)