Family fun at Cragside

A family walking at Cragside in summer

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.

Visitors pond-dipping in the burn at Cragside, Northumberland

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

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

Children rolling down a hill in the Formal Garden

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

Victorian Baking

Fri 20 Sep 2019
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 22 Sep 2019
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 24 Sep 2019
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the servants’ wing of the house


Sun 27 Oct 2019
Explore the night sky through a telescope with expert astronomers

Street Science with Newcastle University

Sat 02 Nov 2019
Come and be wowed by the science buskers of Newcastle University.

Meet Father Christmas

Sat 30 Nov 2019
He had a broad face and a little round belly, that shook when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly. Get your lists ready… Father Christmas is coming back to Cragside!