Wallington

Two visitors walking a dog through the garden at Wallington, Northumberland

Discover Wallington, much-loved home to generations of the unconventional Trevelyan family.

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Things to see and do

Summer at Wallington

Upcoming events

Blackett's Grand Design Challenge

Thu 25 Aug 2016
10:00-17:00
Discover how 'capable' you are by following our trail around the grounds and deciding how you would redesign the landscape at Wallington for Sir Walter Calverley Blackett. Can you get the job as his new landscape designer?

Playful Planning with Capability Brown

Thu 25 Aug 2016
11:00-15:00
Spend some time in the indoor play space learning all about Capability Brown and his landscapes, while playing in the 'parkland', dressing up, designing your own garden and moving soil in the new area outside.

Summer Holiday Fun

Thu 25 Aug 2016
12:00-15:00
Enjoy family fun this summer as we recreate the playfulness of the quirky Trevelyans who used to live at Wallington with indoor activities and outdoor adventures every day.

Shining a new light on Capability Brown - A display of original Brown drawings

Thu 25 Aug 2016
12:00-17:00
Discover a new display marking the 300th anniversary of the birth of local boy Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, exploring his connection to the Wallington estate and featuring five of Brown's original drawings from the Wallington collection.

'Landscapes of Capability Brown' - An exhibition of work by the North East Embroiderers' Guild

Thu 25 Aug 2016
12:00-17:00
See a new exhibition of textile art inspired by the designs of Capability Brown and many other landscapes and gardens, created by members of the North East Embroiderers' Guild as part of the national Capability Brown Festival.

Country House Colouring Craft with artist Amy-Jane Adams

Sat 27 Aug 2016
12:00-16:00
Choose from a rainbow of colours and join the giant Country House Colouring Event, with artist and historian Amy-Jane Adams. With a huge montage to colour in, she'll need your colouring skills to complete it.
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History

Portrait of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown by Nathaniel Dance

Discover the 'Capability' Brown connection  

This year we're marking the 300th anniversary of the birth of local boy Lancelot 'Capability' Brown and exploring his connection to the Wallington estate.

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A large tree in leaf at Wallington, Northumberland

Help us continue our work 

Buy a gift that will last centuries as part of our conservation work to replant our estate to it's former glory.