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Days Out Attractions & Buildings

Cragside House and Gardens

cragside.jpg House Open: March-April, late April – May, June – July, Sept - Oct 1pm-5pm. Early April- late April, late May- June, late July – Sept, Oct 11am- 5pm. Daily except Mon Gardens, estate, shop and restaurant: March- Oct 10.30am- 5pm, daily except Mon. Nov- Dec 11am- 4pm, Tues- Sun. A fine and slightly eccentric example of the work of Norman Shaw, built for Lord Armstrong between 1864-95 and the very first house in the world lit by hydro-electricity. A very impressive building in equally impressive surroundings with restored Victorian gardens, famous for its displays of rhododendrons (May-June).

 

Location

Rothbury

Morpeth

Northumberland

NE65 7PX

T: 01669 620333

W: www.nationaltrust.org.uk