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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:

  • kelvin325
    Trip Type:
    Lovely on a sunny day
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 24th May 2017
    Within a short walk of Durham city centre is a hidden oasis of calm. Varied and interesting gardens and the house shows how styles of architecture change over the generations. Privately owned and... Read full review
  • Jacmarue
    Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Beautiful garden
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
    On the outskirts of Durham city the house is lovely and the gardens are a delight. Each area was very pretty when we visited but held promise for the rest of the year. Read full review
  • Janette W
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Fantastic 60th birthday afternoon tea
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
    We decided to book afternoon tea to celebrate a friends 60th birthday recently and boy was it a big hit, staff where extremely helpful decorating our table, placing balloons etc before we arrived. We... 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

2017 (1 Nov 2017 - 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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