Free entry to Cragside (Friday 17 September only)
Heritage Open Day: Discover how Lord Armstrong harnessed the power of water to light this impressive Arts and Crafts House using hydro-electricity. The House is sat in the heart of this vast estate in Northumberland, surrounded by towering trees and sparkling lakes. Experience Britain's original smart home. Illuminated by hydro-electricity and powered by hydraulics, this pioneering home is filled with Victorian gadgets for efficient and modern living. Explore man-made lakes and foaming waterfalls on this 1000-acre fantasy landscape. You can wander amongst some of tallest trees of their kind in the Pinetum, meander along the weaving paths and tumbling cascades of the Rock Garden and witness the change in season at the Formal Garden. See the whole estate by car on the Carriage Drive where way-marked walks, hilltop lakes and wildlife are waiting to be discovered.
Fri 17 Sep:1000-1700 (last entry 1 hour before closing). Free Entry.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65 7PX
Fri 17 Sep 2021