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Howick Hall Gardens

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Address: | Howick, Alnwick NE66 3LB, England
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+44 1665 577285

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A great, friendly place to visit.

Greeted at the admissions kiosk by a friendly, very well informed lady who gave an abundance of information about the Gardens. After exploring various areas we visited the Earl... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cramlington, United Kingdom
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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Greeted at the admissions kiosk by a friendly, very well informed lady who gave an abundance of information about the Gardens. After exploring various areas we visited the Earl Grey Tearooms where we enjoyed delicious cakes and tea served by very friendly staff. A great place to visit, beautiful gardens and Tearooms with very friendly staff.

Thank Jem61147
Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just the thing for a lunch in-between garden walks. My Herring Salad was memorably (and locally sourced, of course). They even took care of my gluten problems, making sure I had new potatoes instead of bread, which I appreciated.

Thank Lorna M
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I first discovered Howick Hall whilst working nearby,my first visit was rather rushed as we had little time and had made prior arrangements.So our next visit was far more leisurely made ,we made the most of the beautiful gardens and loitered with intent in fronf of the delightful cakes in he tea room,one tea,one coffee and two cakes later we... More 

Thank pfc302
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have driven past Howick Hall many times on our way to Craster etc., and always planned to visit some day. Today was the day. We had a lovely time, plenty of flowers and flowering shrubs to see even though it is still a bit early in the year. The gardens are such that you are hardly aware that there... More 

Thank Chris P
Grantham, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this area of Northumberland before but hadn't visited Howick Hall Gardens so were very pleasantly surprised at this wonderful step back in time. We arrived a few minutes before opening time still but received a great welcome with lots of information at the entrance office. A map showing the various walks was provided suggesting a route... More 

Thank MikeH007
Fortrose, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful grounds, so many varieties of daffodil, amazing trees and blossom. Very nice cream tea in the elegant ballroom. Good time of year to visit and the experience was appreciated by us all - age range 12 to 81.

Thank Alison H
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited during when the daffodils were in full bloom. Beautiful gardens, to which we didn't do justice, spending only an hour or two there as my Mum can't walk very far. If we return, I'd definitely hire a wheelchair so we can see the whole garden and arboretum, You could easily spend all day here. Tea room in the... More 

Thank Anne O
Northumberland, Englad
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although I love this place and have done since I was a child, I am increasingly concerned about my treatment at the ticket office! It's not the most welcoming of service and today, and presumably the poor people waiting behind me, were made to feel like they were a major inconvenience. I am a season ticket holder, so a regular... More 

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Di S, Company Secretary at Howick Hall Gardens, responded to this review

Hello - please could you let me have your email address by contacting estateoffice@howickuk.com I will pick up the email. More 

yorkshire dales
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96 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in Craster & had not been to the Howick garden for over thirty years so we decided to put that right, glad we did, although the weather wasn't at it's best we had a really lovely few hours. So peaceful, the daffodils were a picture, still plenty yet to open into flower, it should be a glorious site by... More 

Thank lyndesue
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My special needs son and I visited Howick Gardens last week. Our lunch in the beautiful and spacious Tea Room was delicious. Our visit fell a few days before my sons 21st Birthday, and I was blown away when all the staff sang Happy Birthday as they brought my sons chocolate cake desert out complete with candle. It made his... More 

Thank blog52
Di S, Company Secretary at Howick Hall Gardens, responded to this review

Well done to the tearoom staff and we are very pleased to hear that you all enjoyed your day at Howick. More 

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