Cragside House and Gardens, Rothbury

4.8
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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  • We visited the house and gardens on a clear, sunny day in March and was impressed by the variety and extent of the gardens. TThe house was much larger than it looked from the outside. There were few.....  more »
  • We visited Cragside yesterday and it was a beautiful day out. When we arrived I saw a house across the lake and thought wow how lovely. Only later did I realise it was the coffee shop. When I finally....  more »

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