Cragside House and Gardens, Rothbury

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Experience the life of the 19th-century aristocracy at Cragside House and Gardens. Originally built as a modest lodge on a rocky hillside in 1863, the world's first home to be lit using hydroelectric power subsequently transformed into the Free Tudor mansion you'll encounter today. Start your tour in the house, which showcases a large collection of fine art and opulent furnishings. Head out to the gardens, where you'll find a hedgerow labyrinth and the world's largest rock garden. Afterward, take your rest in the Tea Rooms while enjoying traditional English tea and homemade scones. Check out the on-site shop for high-quality souvenirs, such as handcrafted pottery and local foods. Plan to see Cragside House and Gardens and other attractions that appeal to you using our Rothbury trip planner.
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  • On a week away in Northumberland, we were looking for something to do on New Years Day and a search through local National Trust properties brought up Cragside. The journey to Cragside, took us in a.....  more »
  • Visited here Wed 22nd Jan 2020 and what a lovely day. Sun and beautiful surroundings.When we got to the hide to view the wildlife there were no nuts or food for the animals to eat which might explain....  more »
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