Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, NE65 7PX
Admission charges, free to NT members
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, 10am-7pm garden and woodlands, 1pm-5pm House
Cragside is the former home of Lord Armstrong the Victorian inventor. The house was the first house to be lit using hydroelectricity, the first kitchen to have a dishwasher and is full of interesting gadgets designed by Lord Armstrong to make life easier.<br />The house provides a fascinating glimpse into Victorian life, but from the view point, of a modern thinking man. <br />There is plenty to see and do at Cragside, as well as the house, there are extensive gardens. Woodland paths leading you to lakes, tarns and waterfalls. There is a fantastic children's play park. Various Trim Trails in the woodland to encourage children to be active. There is a labyrinth waiting to be discovered, with more play equipment for children. There is a restaurant, shop, baby changing facilities, plenty of car parks and dogs are welcome in the grounds.
Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.
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