Crook Hall Gardens

A sunlit gravel path between flower filled garden borders leads to a wooden gate in an old stone wall almost hidden by climbing plants.

Characterful gardens on the edge of Durham city, set against the backdrop of a medieval hall.

Crook Hall Gardens

Things to see and do

A sunlit gravel path between flower filled garden borders leads to a wooden gate in an old stone wall almost hidden by climbing plants.

Explore Crook Hall Gardens 

Intriguing paths lead you through a series of interlinked gardens, each with its own character.

Crook Hall Gardens

What's on 

Crook Hall Gardens

History

A sunlit aerial view of Crook Hall Gardens shows a tall, smart Georgian red brick manor house adjoining a Jacobean and medieval hall built in cream stone. The buildings are surrounded by lush green gardens.

The history of Crook Hall Gardens 

The house and gardens have played a part in Durham’s story since the medieval period.

Crook Hall Gardens

Eating

Visitor carrying a tray of coffee and cake in the cafe

Visit the Garden Gate Café

Dine in or take away a treat from the Garden Gate Café, which serves hot and cold drinks, light bites and cakes. There's no need to pay admission to the gardens if you're only visiting the café, so you can drop in to enjoy a tasty treat anytime.

Crook Hall Gardens

Get involved

A volunteer talks to visitors in a sunny garden with flower filled borders.

Volunteering at Crook Hall Gardens 

We are currently recruiting new volunteers. If you're interested in helping us at this newly opened place in County Durham, we'd love to hear from you. Find out how you can get involved.