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:

  • EmmaRodgers
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st July 2018
    Spent a lovely morning here after staying in the apartment . Gardens are gorgeous , would have liked to spend more time exploring . Had a nice breakfast in the cafe. The hall is well worth a visit... Read full review
  • Bikerdave117
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A place of total beauty!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th July 2018
    Visited as part of a coach tour holiday in the area, and what a gem! A delight from start to finish. A variety of intriguing wild yet managed gardens. The sun was shining and the flowers were out in... Read full review
  • jeffbarton2017
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 18th July 2018
    We spent most of the morning viewing different gardens within Crook Halls grounds? The house was a gem. It's part Georgian, Jacobean with a Medieval hall. You fill at home in the house as you can... Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below


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

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - £3.10 per day

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, 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

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