Family fun at Cragside

Children run through 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 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

Wellies? Check. Hat, scarf and gloves? Check. It's time to brave the wet weather this Easter

Upcoming events

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

Sat 26 May 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

Ultimate STEAM challenge

Sat 26 May 2018
11:00-15:00
William Armstrong was a great scientist and inventor who made Cragside the first house to be powered by hydroelectricity

Kayaking and canoeing

Sat 26 May 2018
11:00-16:00
Canoe and Kayak is back for 2018 once again we'll be working with Cullercoats Bike and Kayak to bring you exciting new ways to see Cragside this season

Trust10 run

Sun 27 May 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)

Volunteer taster weekend

Fri 01 Jun 2018
11:00-15:00
Looking to try something new? Book onto a volunteer taster day and see if volunteering at Cragside could be for you

Street Science with Newcastle University

Sat 02 Jun 2018
11:00-15:00
Come and be wowed by the science buskers of Newcastle University. Can you work out why and how some of the cool things are happening?