Family fun at Cragside

A family explore Douglas, the fallen fir tree in the Pinetum

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 autumn!

A family walk through Cragside in autumn

Outdoor family fun

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

A family by Douglas, the fir tree sculpture in the Pinetum

Rainy day adventures

Be brave and venture outdoors, keep dry in your car on the estate drive, or discover the House and Young Engineers' Zone

Upcoming events

Wand making masterclass

Sun 22 Oct 2017
11:00-15:00
Make a wand to cast a spell at Cragside this Hallowe'en

Nelly the witch's spooky trail

Sun 22 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Nelly the witch has hidden clues all around Nelly's Moss lakes. Can you find them all and answer the questions?

Conservation in Action

Mon 23 Oct 2017
11:00-15:00
Meet the conservation volunteers and learn more about the work they do

Potion making emporium

Tue 24 Oct 2017
10:30-11:15
A little bit of this... a drop of that... and a dash of magic is all you need to make a potion

Garden walks

Tue 24 Oct 2017
12:00-13:00
Come for a guided walk around the Formal Garden with volunteers Chris and Geoff.

Victorian Baking

Wed 25 Oct 2017
13:00-15:00
Imagine being greeted by the smell of fresh baking as you walk through the doors of the house...