Self-guided kayak hire

Experience Cragside like never before. Rent a kayak, head out on Tumbleton Lake and adventure on water.

Two people kayaking on Tumbleton Lake

Normal admission charges apply for this event

Explorers and adventures - this activity's for you. This self-guided experience is a unique opportunity to try something new at Cragside.

Dates for the kayak hire session will be annouced shortly, please check back here for more details or visit Cullercoats Bike & Kayak's website

Upcoming events

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

Fri 21 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

Fri 21 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

Trust10 run

Sun 23 Sep 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)

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