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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£8.00 per ticket type
Child£5.00 per ticket type
Concession£7.50 per ticket type

November - February 11am - 4pm. Adults £6, Concessions £5.50, 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 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • B4600ALclaireb
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Fabulous destination for afternoon tea and garden appreciation!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 22nd May 2018
    This was a rescheduled visit for us (thanks to the snow earlier in the year) - but we definitely benefited in the end! The staff were so incredibly welcoming, attentive and accommodating - adding... Read full review
  • Amy C
    Trip Type:
    Afternoon tea
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 8th May 2018
    Came for afternoon tea for a birthday 🍰 lovely service and plenty of choice on the afternoon tea. Great staff, who even lit a log fire to keep the room warm as it was winter Read full review
  • Maureen5583
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 7th May 2018
    Visited the gardens on May bank holiday in glorious weather. There was a Mary Poppins weekend for children which was certainly a huge success with lots of children dressed as chimney sweeps and Mary... Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - £3.10 per day


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

Access Information

Opening Times

* Open throughout the year: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 10am until 5pm (March - October) 11am until 4pm (November - February)
(Excluding Children's Halloween in October and Sundays in December)
The Garden Gate Cafe is open daily 9.30am - 5pm no entrance fee required.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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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Sunday, 27th May 2018 - Monday, 28th May 2018

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Sunday, 17th June 2018 - Sunday, 17th June 2018

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Monday, 25th June 2018 - Wednesday, 27th June 2018

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Sunday, 26th August 2018 - Monday, 27th August 2018

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Sunday, 30th September 2018 - Sunday, 30th September 2018

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Sunday, 28th October 2018 - Sunday, 28th October 2018

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Sunday, 28th October 2018 - Monday, 29th October 2018

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Friday, 30th November 2018 - Friday, 30th November 2018

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Sunday, 16th December 2018 - Sunday, 16th December 2018

Saturday, 22nd December 2018 - Saturday, 22nd December 2018

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Sunday, 28th October 2018 - Wednesday, 31st October 2018

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Sunday, 4th November 2018 - Monday, 5th November 2018

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