Opening times for 3 December 2023
Asset Opening time House 11:30 - 16:00 Café 10:00 - 16:00 Car Park 10:00 - 16:00 Estate 10:00 - 16:00 Woodland 10:00 - 16:00 Shop 11:00 - 16:00 Walled garden 10:00 - 16:00
Cafe, shop and house opening times may differ during the Christmas period.MTWTFSS2728293012345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031
Mobility parking in main car park and Walled Garden, accessible parking next to the Walled Garden, mobility scooter hire, adapted toilet in courtyard. Partly accessible grounds as there are some steep slopes, loose gravel and uneven woodland paths and steps.
Accessible route and/or map
Level access to shop
Powered mobility vehicle available
Large print (guide or menu)
Large print version of the Welcome Leaflet available from Visitor Welcome.
Level access to food outlet
A1 north to Newcastle then 20 miles north-west (A696, airport/Ponteland road), and turn off on B6342 to Cambo. A1 south to Morpeth (A192) then 12 miles west (B6343)
Parking: Car parking is free for members and is included in the ticket price for non-members.
National Route 10 ‘Reivers Cycle Route’ is about 1km away. Plan your cycle route with Good Journey Find out more about exploring car-free
Travel the green way and help us preserve this amazing place. Every Saturday from 6 May to 4 November 2023, visit Wallington by bus for free and also receive 20% off your admission on the day. Plan your car-free visit with Good Journey Find out more about exploring car-free
Find out all about what you can see and do as well as some practical information to help you plan your visit to Wallington.
Wallington is a two pawprint rated place. Find out where you can walk your dog at Wallington, from the miles of parkland and woodland trails to the historic walled garden.
Take a look at the map of Wallington to help plan your visit.
Once home of Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan, Socialist MP and ‘illogical Englishman’ and his unconventional family. Home to wonderful ceramics and book collections, with the impressive Central Hall showcasing the story of Northumberland.
The Walled Garden is truly a garden for all seasons, full of colourful borders. The garden is planted for nature, so look out for a variety of butterflies, bees and other wildlife.
East Wood is full of winding woodland walks and attractive ponds whilst the West Wood is home to the wildlife hide, wellbeing woods and four play areas.
With four fab play areas, there's plenty of outdoor adventures to be had with your family. Enjoy the adventure play area with zip line, play fort and rope bridge, play train and station platform and the Little Acorns play space.
Explore the Dragon cycle trail on two wheels. There are two family-friendly routes to choose from, an easy 1.5km green route that's perfect for little legs, or a more challenging but still family-friendly 4.5km blue route. Cycle hire is available (seasonal opening hours apply.)
The perfect place to relax and treat yourself on your visit. With a wide menu of hot and cold food and drink, including those all important National Trust scones.
In Wallington's shops you'll find a wide selection of quality gifts and homeware, as well as artisan local products and locally-grown plants.
Christmas is coming and we can't help but be excited; there's so much to see and do this year. Thousands of twinkling lights greet your before the spectacle of the huge Christmas tree welcomes you to the Courtyard. The House will be dressed to impress and Father Christmas will be popping in to say a merry hello too. We hope you, your family and friends all enjoy a festive visit here this year.
Discover the colourful, fragrant plants in the Walled Garden, take in the different spaces and areas and look out for the peaceful Mary Pool.
Step inside the house to uncover the fascinating stories of those who lived here, told through their collection of artworks, books, ceramics and curiosities.
From a cycling trail and adventure playground to wildlife watching and ‘50 things’ adventures, discover the family activities to keep children entertained at Wallington.
Reconnect with nature at Wallington and explore miles of footpaths along rivers and through woodland, bring your bikes and try the cycling trail and spot wildlife including red squirrels and otters.
The wider estate at Wallington has several cattle and sheep farms. Read our guide to staying safe around the animals when you’re walking along the estate's footpaths and trails.
A short, easy walk along the River Wansbeck and around the Wallington Estate in Northumberland.
Enjoy a relatively easy circular route through woodland and grassy fields at Wallington.
Follow this circular walk along the Wannie and Rothbury railway lines and discover Wallington's post-industrial landscape.
Explore the wider Wallington estate on the Dragon cycle trail: pedal across Broom House Farm's fields, whizz through the woods and enjoy far-reaching views across Northumberland.
Stop by the Clocktower Café at Wallington for a selection of hot and cold drinks, and homemade bakes. Then browse the shop for gifts, books, homewares and more.
A light and cosy cottage in Wallington’s courtyard, surrounded by walking and cycling trails.
The perfect location for long days exploring the outdoors as well as rest and relaxation amongst nature.
A luxury lakefront cottage that’s steeped in history and surrounded by stunning views.
An idyllic holiday spot, this restored farmworkers cottage on the Wallington Estate is perfect for a peaceful getaway.
Learn to Nordic walk at Wallington this year with the team from Strolls with Poles. Enjoy the scenery around Wallington whilst learning this wonderful new skill.
Gets hands on with gift making this festive season on this Terrazzo workshop at Wallington, run by Kay Carter, from Kay Carter Studio.
Learn the skills involved in arm knitting in this 2 hour workshop led by Michelle of Craftisan and leave with a beautiful crafted item hand-made (or should we say arm-made) by you.
Gifted to you by Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan, Socialist MP and ‘illogical Englishman’, the 13,500-acre estate has something for everyone. The Trevelyans loved being outdoors and close to nature. The house is surrounded by an informal landscape of lawns, lakes, woodland, parkland and farmland, just waiting to be explored.
Visit the impressive home of Sir Charles and discover more about this remarkable man. You can explore the history of Northumberland in huge pre-Raphaelite paintings around the Central Hall or take time to discover the beautiful furniture, treasured collections and quirky curiosities in each room.
Don't miss the hidden walled garden, nestled in the woods. It was beloved by Lady Mary Trevelyan and remains a beautiful haven whatever the season. Enter through Neptune's Gate, sweep down the stone staircase, by the Mary Pool and soak up the tranquil atmosphere. Wander past colourful borders and enjoy the newly created storytelling garden.
Enjoy being active outdoors on the Dragon cycle trail. Take to one of the many scenic walks including the river walk. Enjoy wild play in the West Wood with four play areas, visit the family-friendly wildlife hide and look out for red squirrels.
Discover how key members of the Blackett family were instrumental in remodelling the Wallington Estate into the house and grounds we know today.
Wallington has reintroduced beavers to the estate in an effort to renew and restore nature in the hope that they will help create a wildlife-rich wetland landscape.
Wallington is going big! Wilder Wallington is a landscape-scale nature renewal project across the whole estate and beyond, aiming to capture carbon, reverse the decline in biodiversity and the impacts of climate change, and provide a place where nature and people to thrive together.
The long-term recovery of red squirrels remains a top priority for us here at Wallington and is part of a wider nature recovery programme. Our rangers and volunteers work across the entire estate safeguarding and supporting the variety of native species that call this special place home; read about our red squirrel conservation programme.
Find out more about our significant conservation project aimed at protecting the native white-clawed crayfish, now classified as endangered and at risk of extinction.