Best Stately Homes and Gardens In County Durham

We've rounded up the best stately homes and gardens in County Durham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 5 County Durham stately homes and gardens to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the stately homes and gardens we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Crook Hall & Gardens

  • Durham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

At Crook Hall and Gardens the beautiful gardens include: The Secret Walled Garden, Shakespeare Garden, Cathedral Garden and The Silver and White Gard...

Thorp Perrow Arboretum and Wildlife Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bedale
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Thorp Perrow Arboretum and Wildlife Park is a mix of meerkats, falcons and the finest private collections of trees and shrubs in the country! Situate...

Helmsley Walled Garden

  • Helmsley
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Fancy a relaxing walk in the park? Or maybe a family picnic in a beautiful location? You can do this and much more at Helmsley Walled Garden. Explore...

Cragside House, Gardens and Estate

  • Morpeth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

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...

Newby Hall Adventure Garden

  • Ripon
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Newby's exciting Adventure Garden for Children has been thoughtfully and safely designed for children of all ages, from the paddling pool, sandpit an...

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