The Garden Gate Café at Crook Hall & Gardens

Crook Hall & Gardens
Frankland Lane
Durham City
County Durham
DH1 5TA

Tel: +44 0191 384 8028

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The Garden Gate Café at Crook Hall & Gardens

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    689
  • Very Good
    199
  • Average
    43
  • Poor
    10
  • Terrible
    7

Recent Reviews:

  • shirleyeSheffieldUK
    Dronfield, United Kingdom
    A brilliant find
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 28th September 2019
    A taxi driver in Durham told me not to miss this place and I was so glad he told me about it. The gardens are magnificent. Loved the kitchen garden and greenhouses. Great just to wander around the... Read full review
  • Experience725570
    Wonderful gardens, interesting house.
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 7th October 2019
    Spent a couple of hours here whilst waiting to meet up with family members. I like to spend some quiet time sketching and the gardens were an ideal spot to do this on a late summer's day. The... Read full review
  • pross100
    Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
    Pleasant but small
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 9th October 2019
    Had a nice visit .Cafe was very good lovely home made soup and soda bread.Staf were great.The Gardens are lovely and well kept.The medieval hall is somewhat smaller than I expected. Haunted I am not... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Provider Facilities

  • Pets accepted

Access Information

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:30 - 17:00
Bank Holiday09:30 - 17:00

* During the winter months we will close at 4pm

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Road

Nearest major road is A1(M).

From the A1(M) junction 62, take the A690 into Durham City Centre. At the Gilesgate roundabout take the 2nd exit and follow the road straight over Milburngate Bridge. Take the first left at the end of the bridge and 1st left again. The River Wear will now be in front of you, follow the road round and the river will be on your right hand side. Follow the riverside along, passed the Radisson Blu Hotel and the main entrance to Crook Hall and Gardens is 500 metres further along. Our Garden Gate Cafe is the big wooden building at the entrance to the Crook Hall pay and display car park.

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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