Paxton House | Day Out With The Kids

Paxton House

Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England

  • Garden at Paxton House in Berwick upon Tweed
  • Outside view of Paxton House in Berwick upon Tweed

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

If you love the classics like boat trips, tearooms and gorgeous gardens (who doesn’t?) Paxton House is the lovely country spot for you.

Take a tour of the fascinating Palladian mansion which houses impressive furniture and some beautiful collections of art and artefact. If that sounds a little stuffy for your mini adventurers, never fear as kids will love the dressing up area and taking a trip down the teddy trail!

Enjoy the extensive grounds filled with some lovely ornamental flora and classic architecture. Again feel free to flip tradition on its head with an adventure play-park (complete with zip-wire!), wildlife spotting, boat trips and riverside walks. Play croquet on the putting green, lunch in the Stables tearoom and relax in the courtyard with giant games for the children. With a range of special exhibitions, events and children's activities throughout the year, Paxton House is a one-stop-shop for a great family day out.

  • Tour the impressive grounds and mansion
  • Enjoy riverside walks and boat trips
  • Kids' dressing up area


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Paxton, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1SZ, England


Click here to visit Paxton House's website
01289 386291

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Daily: 10.00 to 17:00

18th March-5th November 2017


Adults: £9 House and Grounds pass

Adults: £4 Day Grounds pass 

Adults: £6 Annual Grounds pass 

Kids under 16 FREE

More Information


All toilets next to the main entrance on ground floor

(4 female toilets, 4 male toilets, 1 disabled toilet and 1 toilet with baby changing facility)


Pets allowed

Pets are allowed

Parking facilities

Free parking

Public transport

Train station: 3 miles from Paxton House at Berwick Upon Tweed.

Bus runs from Berwick Upon Tweed to Paxton House main entrance.

Baby food facilities

There are baby food/milk warming facilities.

Gift shop

There is a great range of products in the Paxton House gift shop, from toys, games, craft supplies and stationery for the kids to ladies accessories, local artwork, jewellery, cards and confectionary for the adults. We have lots of fantastic locally produ

Eating information

Paxton House has a great cafe on site, the Stables tea room, serving a variety of hot and cold home-cooked lunches, childrenâs lunch boxes, hot and cold drinks, scones and cakes and ice creams. Can cater for all dietary requirements.