A creation of the Duchess of Northumberland, Alnwick Garden is a delight; a modern garden combining sculpture, water features, and beautiful plants to create a wonderful family attraction. The European Garden features the largest collection of European plants in the UK.
Garden: At Cragside you will not only find rock gardens, but what is one of the world's largest rock gardens, constructed by inventor Lord Armstrong. Magnificent, varied estate, stronghold of the red squirrel. Lots for children to do: rhododendron maze, wild streams and lakes, adventure play area. Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland, England, NE65 7PX
Beautiful early 20th-century gardens surround the 18th-century stately home of Howick Hall, home of the Earls Grey (in fact, Earl Grey tea was invented here at Howick). The gardens offer wonderful colour throughout the spring and summer, with woodland walks and an outstanding 65-acre arboretum. Howick Estate Office, Alnwick, Northumberland, England, NE66 3LB
Whalton Manor is an attractive 17th-century manor with 3 acres of walled gardens laid out in the early 20th century for Mrs Eustace Smith by Sir Edward Lutyens with inspiration from Gertrude Jekyll. Garden tours available for groups and individuals. Whalton, Morpeth, Northumberland, England, NE61 3UT