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Howick Hall Gardens

| Howick, Alnwick NE66 3LB, England
+44 1665 577285
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A garden for gardeners

Wavered between a 3 and 4 star - gardens a 4 and tea room a 3. Had a very enjoyable visit while... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rachael C
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London, United Kingdom
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Surprising

As others have said, a bit of a hidden gem. Only managed a fraction of the very extensive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philip W
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“earl grey tea” (90 reviews)
“bog garden” (66 reviews)
“tea room” (116 reviews)
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| Howick, Alnwick NE66 3LB, England
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+44 1665 577285
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wavered between a 3 and 4 star - gardens a 4 and tea room a 3. Had a very enjoyable visit while staying in the area - it's a garden for gardeners - very nice. The highlights for August were the Bog Garden, Hydrangea Garden,...More

Thank Rachael C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have said, a bit of a hidden gem. Only managed a fraction of the very extensive grounds. The tea room was pretty good and the staff we met were very friendly.

Thank Philip W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the nicest places offering delicious tea and cake in the most glorious surroundings - I feel like I have stepped back in time and this wonderful place never disappoints! We walked around the extensive arboretum and then headed out onto the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even in the height of summer, this beautiful place wasn’t busy. A wonderful garden and arboretum with a vast array of insect life. Paths in the west arboretum and gardens are wheelchair navigable. All the staff were brilliantly helpful. Great tearoom.

Thank Rachel R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting, know in advance what you’re coming to see so that you’re delighted rather than disappointed. Coming here is to see the gardens, the church, and to take tea in the Earl Grey teahouse. The hall is not open to visitors since the lord...More

Thank Zorah G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place We can visit over and over. The plant collection is so vast and interesting and the entry price so reasonable. It's also worth coming just to visit the cafe.Such a wonderful room.

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Howick, visiting with our two teens and four year old. Once again the gardens are stunning (albeit parched due to the hot weather we’ve been having). Walking around the grounds was lovely and spotting Butterflies, dragonflies and herons around...More

Thank Dani G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to visit. The gardens are well laid out and easily accessible. The staff and welcoming, friendly and informative. The user map was easy to understand and you can walk around the site at your leisure.

Thank Lee J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today. Went on the guided tour. Our guide was lovely and it was worth being shown around and learning about the family. The gardens are so peaceful and a haven for bumble bees. We started and ended with a visit to the tea room...More

Thank Kathryn R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing woodlands and gardens , laid out and tended by generations of plantsmen of the Howick family - a real gem. Try the fruit cake in the tea room too! If you want to understand the challenges of maintaining and improving an estate of this...More

Thank Jaslek
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butoment
25 June 2018|
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Response from lisascholes | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid around £14 for 2 of us. That's with a concession for over 60s. It's a beautiful place.
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CM45000
15 August 2017|
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Response from CumbriaBerry | Reviewed this property |
Good morning When we visited there was visitors there in a mobility scooter/wheelchair and we found most of the gardens are wheelchair friendly but obviously there are areas which would be difficult to access due to... More
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