Cragside House and Gardens, Rothbury

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Experience the life of the 19th-century aristocracy at Cragside House and Gardens. Originally built as a modest lodge on a rocky hillside in 1863, the world's first home to be lit using hydroelectric power subsequently transformed into the Free Tudor mansion you'll encounter today. Start your tour in the house, which showcases a large collection of fine art and opulent furnishings. Head out to the gardens, where you'll find a hedgerow labyrinth and the world's largest rock garden. Afterward, take your rest in the Tea Rooms while enjoying traditional English tea and homemade scones. Check out the on-site shop for high-quality souvenirs, such as handcrafted pottery and local foods. Plan to see Cragside House and Gardens and other attractions that appeal to you using our Rothbury trip planner.
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  • Magical place.The house was beautiful.I will definatley be back one day to experience the grounds and to do the carriage drive.  more »
  • We were here in December, before Christmas and the house had a lovely atmosphere. A great deal of trouble had been taken to bring the festive atmosphere of the season to the rooms. The grounds are...  more »
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