- Stately Homes and Gardens
- Parks and Playgrounds
Ages: all ages
Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor
As well as being the first house in the whole world to be lit by hydroelectricity, Cragside House is also full of Lord Armstrong's amazing inventions and innovations! Plus, visit the 17m Archimedes screw that powers its hydropower, and their 140 year old, 40m Scots pine tree is officially the tallest tree in Britain!
Kids are more than welcome and there are a selection of slings and hip seats to borrow from reception so baby can explore with you. There are 3 sets of loos around plus baby change facilities and a baby feeding room. There's also a microwave and bottle warmer available in the family cafe.
Outside in the gardens you'll find fun and folic at the adventure play area, get lost in the little labyrinth and bigger people can work off their lunch on the trim trail, plus you can visit Europe's largest rock garden! In the Formal Gardens you can use their hides to spot birds and wildlife including green woodpeckers, red squirrels and toads, plus dragonflies and damselflies at Slipper Lake.
- Restaurant Onsite
- Snacks Available
- Picnics Allowed
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Parking Available On-site
Getting There and Contact Information
Craigside, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 7PX, England
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
9th February - 4th November
House & Gardens
Monday to Sunday 10.00-17:00
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 15:00
General Admission (Whole Property)
1 hour before attraction closes
Attraction may close in high winds or extreme weather conditions.
Baby food facilities
There are baby food facilities available.