Gardens

  • Howick Hall Gardens

    The gardens at Howick are primarily the work of Charles, 5th Earl Grey, his wife Mabel, and their daughter Lady Mary Howick between 1920 and 2001. They established and maintained an informal and natural style of gardening first advocated by William Robinson in the late 19th Century, which completely replaced Read more [...]

  • Longframlington Gardens

    Gardens and arburetum, designed by Hazel Huddleston, covering almost 12 acres of land. These interesting, newly made gardens are planted with thousands of plants, chosen to provide interest and colour throughout the whole year.

  • Durham University Botanic Garden

    Conservation and biodiversity are key factors in the maintenance of the Botanic Garden. Pesticides are not used in the garden, and a small of flock rare breed sheep are used to graze our arboretum and wildflower meadows. There are also displays of native plants such as cornfield annuals and a Read more [...]

  • Herterton House

    One acre of formal garden within stone walls around a sixteenth century farmhouse. This small garden is a delight to the eye with excellent colour coordination and some unusual species. Also a small topiary and a physic garden.

  • Crook Hall Gardens

    Crook Hall built in the 13th century is one of the oldest inhabited houses in Durham. The Hall is a jumble of buildings reflecting its historical development. A medieval Hall merges into a Jacobean section with an attached Georgian house. The house is surrounded by 6 acres of romantic gardens Read more [...]

  • Cragside (NT)

    Enter the world of Lord Armstrong – Victorian inventor, innovator and landscape genius. Cragside house was a wonder of its age. It was the first house in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity and is crammed full of ingenious gadgets. The gardens are incredible. One of the largest rock Read more [...]

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