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Crook Hall and Gardens

From £5.00
Durham City
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 384 8028

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Crook Hall and Gardens

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.00 per ticket type
Child£5.00 per ticket type
Concession£6.50 per ticket type

1 Oct-10 Apr Sun-Wed, 1000-1500, Adults £5, Concessions £4.50, Child £3.
Annual Prices: Adult – £19.50, Concession – £17.50 and a Family – £39.50


  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016


  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

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Recent Reviews:

  • SkinnyJonny
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Idyllic venue for coffee during walk
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 20th March 2017
    We stopped several times for a lovely latte and scone during our dog walks. There is a good outdoor seating area for the dog and yourself which looks up at Crook Hall and Gardens. Quality homemade... Read full review
  • Pandora_8
    Durham, U.K
    Trip Type:
    Lovely. We had afternoon tea there which was superb
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 15th March 2017
    A lovely walk around the gardens with the out door staff explain things as we passed them, then afternoon tea, for some reason our party had a room to ourselves with the staff being so attentive... Read full review
  • Chris I
    Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Well worth a visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th March 2017
    Spent a good couple of hours wandering around house and gardens Maps with bits about each section help enjoy the tour Will definitely be returning to see in different seasons Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - £2.20 per day


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Homemade cream teas, cakes, toasted sandwiches, soup, speciality teas and coffee.

Access Information

Opening Times

2016/17 (1 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday11:00 - 17:00

* Please note: Crook Hall Garden is closed Thu, Fri and Sat. Garden Cafe open all year, daily, 0930-1700.
Pre-booking essential for Halloween and Christmas Openings - please see website for details. During December we are open Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday and at other times only for our pre booked Christmas events. Closed 24 Dec-4 Jan.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) take the A690 into Durham city centre. Follow the signs for The Gates Shopping Centre then pick up the signs for Crook Hall.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Durham Station. From the station road walk down North Road past the bus station to The Gates Shopping Centre. Follow the road down to the riverside, and Crook Hall is signposted from there.

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