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Crook Hall & Gardens

Frankland Lane | Sidegate, Durham DH1 5SZ, England
+44 191 384 8028
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As someone who loves historic areas I was drawn here by recommendation. There is a quaint little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
I was married here...

So I'm bound to be biased, but I absolutely love Crook Hall. It is a friendly and intimate place to... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Kim S
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“afternoon tea” (145 reviews)
“scones” (69 reviews)
“hidden gem” (71 reviews)
Frankland Lane | Sidegate, Durham DH1 5SZ, England
+44 191 384 8028
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 favour and I could enjoy a read and a coffee looking...More

1  Thank HuskyofNewcastle
Reviewed 15 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. There is also a small, very good café...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 29 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.

Thank monicalF931QD
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

My son and I attended the kids Halloween event, and when we arrived I was shocked we hadn't been before! A gorgeous little place just in the city centre, with views across to the cathedral. The hall itself is stunning, and is surrounded by various...More

Thank LYPud
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Co Durham all my life and I’m not sure how I missed this place. My friends had their wedding here. The setting is stunning, with the gardens well kept. The food we had was absolutely gorgeous and I look forward to...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Check the website closely as the opening times are for the relatively new cafe/entrance. The hall itself and gardens are usually closed on Thursday to Saturday as weddings pay better than tourists. The cafe is however pretty good.

Thank rogerrobert98
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is a "not to be missed" place when visiting our beautiful city . Tucked away from the noise and bustle of the city centre this tranquilic delight is a gem . We caught a lovely sunny day and made thd most of the gardens...More

2  Thank Jane A
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We have been coming here for years. It changes every year too, there is always something new to see. Thankfully the cream scones never change they are always delicious

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Visited the hall several times this year, cannot fault it. The cafe is top class, great food and drinks. The hall and gardens are well worth a visit. If you are going into the house you can get some food options in there too. The...More

Thank Nektaruk
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Paid £7.50 entrance fee for the gardens and house which I felt was expensive. The gardens were OK, I preferred the botanic gardens. The house was a pretty ordinary old house. To enjoy this place I would recommend just going to the cafe which is...More

Thank Hazel T
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Michelle L
8 October 2016|
Response from Ferryhiller | Reviewed this property |
According to their website there is nothing on that week. Not sure about buses but it's all central Durham so it's walkable...
Sharon H
14 July 2016|
Response from Janetruthe | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Crook Hall does have a lovely apartment to rent, if you google crook hall and gardens you'll see it on their website.
11 June 2016|
Response from CrookHallGardens | Property representative |
yes in the café