Ford & Etal Estates

The Visitor Centre
Heatherslaw
Cornhill-on-Tweed
Northumberland
TD12 4TJ

01890 820338

Find within approx miles of Ford & Etal Estates

Overview

Lying in the valley of the River Till, this vast rural estate centres round the villages of Ford & Etal. These neat villages each have their own character and charm, and are home to a variety of visitor attractions and hospitality venues.

Admission charging attractions include:

  • Heatherslaw Light Railway - a delightful journey by steam train along the banks of the River Till.
  • Heatherslaw Corn Mill - a restored, working 19th century watermill - meet the miller, see the milling process from grain to flour; take some fresh flour home with you.
  • Lady Waterford Hall - once the village school, this 'hidden gem' houses an amazing collection of watercolour murals and other Victorian artworks and artefacts and tells the fascinating story of Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford.
  • Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre - meet the gentle giant Clydesales;browse the museum are of farming memorabilia.
  • Etal Castle - (English Heritage site) a ruined castle, ransacked at the Battle of Flodden, the exhibition here tells of the bloody history of these Borderlands.  Tie this in with a visit to the Battlefield, only a few minutes' drive away.

There are tearooms and coffee shops at Heatherslaw, Etal and Ford or if you'd prefer a pub lunch visit the Blue Bell Inn at Crookham, 5 minutes from the Estates.

Groups can visit for a whole day or stop for an hour or two, depending on their schedule.  We are happy to help with itinerary planning and for pre-booked groups offer generous discounts on normal admission prices.  Coach parking is free across the estate.

Group Information for Ford & Etal Estates

Discounted admission for pre-booked groups

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