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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 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Denise H
    Chester-le-Street, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family history
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 5th October 2017
    I just had to visit as this is the home of my ancestors. Found it very interesting. The gardens are beautifull, they have themed attractions at different times of the year. There is a little coffee... Read full review
  • Daniel F
    Darlington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Wow what a gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
    What a beautiful old manor house with almost 1000 years of British history. The old hall with its minstrels gallery is stunning. The Gardens are really well maintained and the autumn colours on the... Read full review
  • Tomtom585
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Beautiful gardens and lovely hall
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
    We were there for a friends wedding. the grounds are lovely and the afternoon tea we had was really nice. couldnt fault anything. 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 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 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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