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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 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • HuskyofNewcastle
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 4th February 2018
    As someone who loves historic areas I was drawn here by recommendation. There is a quaint little coffee shop and the place is kept clean and beautifully decorated. Luckily the weather was in my... Read full review
  • Kim S
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    I was married here...
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th January 2018
    So I'm bound to be biased, but I absolutely love Crook Hall. It is a friendly and intimate place to marry or visit for an afternoon tea. Crook Hall often holds events suitable for all the family... Read full review
  • monicalF931QD
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A great place to visit with young children.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 29th December 2017
    They have different activities through the year such Easter, Christmas, Halloween, etc. The gardens are beautiful and the coffee shop is cozy, the food is nice and I like it more during summer time. 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, 11th March 2018 - Sunday, 11th March 2018

mothering sundayCrook Hall & Gardens: Mothering SundayShow your Mum how special she is this Mother’s Day by treating her to one of our Sparkling Afternoon Teas.
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Saturday, 10th March 2018 - Saturday, 10th March 2018

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 - Wednesday, 2nd May 2018

Wednesday, 6th June 2018 - Wednesday, 6th June 2018

watercolour workshopCrook Hall & Gardens : Sarah Hill's Watercolour WorkshopHave you ever wanted to have a go at watercolour painting? Come to a friendly workshop where all the materials are provided for you! 
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Sunday, 1st April 2018 - Monday, 2nd April 2018

easter at the hallCrook Hall & Gardens: Easter at the hallThe Easter Bunny will be hopping around the gardens handing out chocolate eggs to all the lucky children who spot him amongst the spring flowers.
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Sunday, 6th May 2018 - Monday, 7th May 2018

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Sunday, 20th May 2018 - Sunday, 20th May 2018

medieval eventCrook Hall & Gardens: Medieval EventStep back in time and experience what life would have been like in Medieval Crook Hall.
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Sunday, 27th May 2018 - Monday, 28th May 2018

peter pan inspired event Crook Hall & Gardens: Peter Pan inspired Event
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Sunday, 17th June 2018 - Sunday, 17th June 2018

fathers dayCrook Hall & Gardens: Fathers DayShow your Dad how special he is this Father’s Day by treating him to one of our Gentleman’s Afternoon Teas.
more info

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

sparkling graduation afternoon teaCrook Hall & Gardens: Sparkling Graduation Afternoon TeaCelebrate graduation in style by indulging in one of our Classic Afternoon Teas.
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Sunday, 26th August 2018 - Monday, 27th August 2018

superheroes!Crook Hall & Gardens: Superheroes!KAPOW! ZOOM! ZAP! BOOM!
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Sunday, 30th September 2018 - Sunday, 30th September 2018

apple picking dayCrook Hall & Gardens: Apple Picking DayGet your woollies out and wrap up warm for a day in our gardens picking apples.
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Sunday, 28th October 2018 - Sunday, 28th October 2018

adult halloween Crook Hall & Gardens: Adults HalloweenCan you handle it?
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Sunday, 28th October 2018 - Monday, 29th October 2018

childrens halloween Crook Hall & Gardens: Children's HalloweenCome and visit us this Halloween for our scariest night of the year!
more info

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

illuminating the hallCrook Hall & Gardens: Illuminating The HallCome along and see the hall and gardens decorated for our Christmas celebrations.
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Sunday, 16th December 2018 - Sunday, 16th December 2018

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

christmas at the hallCrook Hall & Gardens: Christmas at the HallYou don’t have to be a child to enjoy the magic of Christmas so we have an event especially for grown-ups.
more info

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

halloween afternoon tea Halloween Afternoon TeaDon't be afraid to book in for our Halloween Afternoon Tea, with a few extra spooky surprises.
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Sunday, 4th November 2018 - Monday, 5th November 2018

bonfire afternoon tea Bonfire Afternoon TeaOur Classic Afternoon Tea has even more sparkle than usual. 
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