Cragside, Rothbury

Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65 7PX

High Victorian mansion by Norman Shaw, with original furniture and fittings including William Morris’s stained glass and earliest wallpapers. Built for the inventor-industrialist and armaments manufacturer, Lord Armstrong, who installed the world’s first hydro-electric lighting. The mansion is set in a 1,000-acre wooded estate, with rock garden, formal garden, man-made lakes and hydro-electric machinery.

Opening Arrangements

are open all year round (excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day). Summer opening times: 10am - 5pm, last entry 4pm. Winter opening times: 11am - 3pm, last entry 2pm. House opens: 18th February - 5th November, 7 days a week, 11am - 5pm, last admission 4pm. Winter opening times: House will be closed for conservation work until February half term 2024

Admission Charges

  • Adult: 24.20
  • Child: 12.10
  • Other Charges: Family (2 adults) 60.50 Family 1 adult £36.30

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