Wallington House, Gardens & Estate

Wallington
Cambo
Northumberland
NE61 4AR

+44 01670 773600

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Overview

Discover Wallington, much-loved home to generations of the Trevelyan family and a magnificent estate where politics and play came together in the heart of Northumberland.

Gifted to you by Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan, socialist MP and ‘illogical Englishman’, this 13,000 acre estate has something for everyone. 

Cycling comes to Wallington

Bring your bike and explore Wallington on two wheels.  The new Dragon cycle trail has been designed with families in mind. This safe, entry level trail is the ideal way to get out and about and enjoy spotting wildlife and far reaching views across Northumberland.

Make the most of your day

Whether you’re visiting for an hour or two or are spending the whole day here, there’s plenty of ways to spend your time.

Explore the home of the unconventional Trevelyan family Visit the enchanting walled garden Look out for red squirrels at the wildlife hide Enjoy a refreshing walk along the river Relax in the grassy courtyard.

Make yourself at home

Visit the impressive home of Sir Charles and discover more about this remarkable man and his unconventional family.

You can explore the history of Northumberland in huge pre-Raphaelite paintings around the Central Hall or take time to discover the beautiful furniture, treasured collections and quirky curiosities in each room.

Discover a secret garden

The Trevelyans loved being outdoors and close to nature. The house is surrounded by an informal landscape of lawns, lakes, woodland, parkland and farmland, just waiting to be explored. 

Don’t miss the hidden walled garden, nestled in the woods. It was beloved by Lady Mary Trevelyan and remains a beautiful haven whatever the season. Enter through Neptune’s Gate, sweep down the stone staircase, past the Mary Pool and soak up the tranquil atmosphere. Wander past colourful borders and enjoy the scent of the flowers in the Edwardian conservatory.

Explore in every season

No matter what time of year you visit, there’s always something special to enjoy. Look out for signs of spring from the wildlife hide, wander beneath dappled leaves on the river walk in summer, walk through the woods on a crisp autumn day and warm up in the colourful conservatory in winter.

Eating and shopping

Indulge yourself with a tasty snack or hot meal in the cosy Clocktower Café. Pick up a souvenir or take home a taste of Northumberland with plenty to choose from in our shops. Take inspiration from our flourishing gardens and buy herbs or plants from our plant centre.  

Access information

Parking:  In main car park adjacent to ticket office, 200 yards from house. Also available at walled garden (obtain pass from ticket office). Drop-off point by arrangement

Building:  3 steps to entrance with handrail. Ramp also available. 2 wheelchairs. Ground floor accessible. Lift to first floor. Steps with handrail to Cabinet of CuriositiesWCsIn courtyard and house

GroundsVarying terrain: tarmac, gravel and woodland paths. Some slopes, steps and uneven terrain in woodland areas. Map available of accessible route. 1 single-seater powered mobility vehicle and 1 electric buggy, booking essential


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Ticketing and entry prices for Wallington House, Gardens & Estate

Type Entry for Guide price
Single
(Single (Gift Aid))
1
£13.70
day ticket
Child
(Child (Gift Aid))
1
£6.90
day ticket
Family
(Family (Gift Aid))
1
£34.30
day ticket
Single
(Single (Standard))
1
£12.40
day ticket
Child
(Child (Standard))
1
£6.20
day ticket
Family
(Family (Standard))
1
£31.00
day ticket
Gift aid ticket prices includes a voluntary 10% gift aid donation.
Picnic area at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Picnic area
Picnics are welcome on any of the lawns and picnic benches are available in the woods
Restaurant / cafe on site at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Restaurant / Cafe on site
Our cafe serves brunch, lunch and afternoon tea. We also have a kiosk in the garden, which is open during the main season, weather permitting.
Child / family friendly at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Family friendly
Baby changing facilities are available in all toilets and there are highchairs, a microwave and a bottle warmer that you can use in the cafe. A children's menu and pick and mix lunch plates are also available
Childrens facilities at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Childrens facilities
We've got an adventure playground, play train and play fort in the wood
Historic/arcitectural interest at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Historic/architectural interest
Indoors at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Indoors
Car parking available at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Car parking available
Free parking is available, 200 yards from the main courtyard
Coach parking available at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Coach parking available
All coaches must be booked in advance
Cycle friendly at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Cycle friendly
We have bike stands so you can secure your bike while you visit and locks and puncture repair kits you can borrow
Open all year at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Open all year
The walled garden, woodland, garden and estate are open daily all year round. Our cafe and shops are open all year round except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day
Reduced rates for children at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Reduced rates for children
Half price tickets are available for children (5 - 17 years)
 at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Wheelchair friendly
There is level access to the house, cafe and shops. The garden and grounds are partly accessible - an access map is available.
Event venue at Wallington House, Gardens & Estate Historic sites Attraction Event venue
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tripadvisor
04/01/2019

Day out with the Gran Kids


derewilson,
Had a brilliant day out with the gran children plenty to do, there is an area where you can eat a packed lunch if you want inside a tent plenty of room and, also a nice tea room.
tripadvisor
29/12/2018

Fascinating attraction always providing new perspectives.


KalamataOliver, Northumberland, United Kingdom
I have been a regular visitor to Wallington Hall for some years, and membership of the National Trust makes it a very attractive proposition. I would probably give it 9 stars out of 10, as an estate attraction in Northumberland it is really only bettered by Cragside. You would probably need a few visits to explore the estate properly - there is the East Wood and Walled Garden, the less ordered West Wood, the River Walk and the historic residence of the Trevelyan Family itself. On this particular visit we focussed on the house itself, you will notice new things on every visit and everything seemed much more accessible and less roped off, a successful policy. I never tire of William Bell Scott's murals in the Central Hall Courtyard, depicting scenes of Northumbrian life from the early Christians and Viking invasions onwards. There is a room full of 1960s artefacts in museum style, something which may come as a pleasant shock if you were a child at this time! In the Summer the outdoor walks have more appeal, certainly the lakes and Walled Garden in the East Wood are quite stunning. The restaurant cafe is always worth a visit, it is in a lovely setting by the Clocktower. Do visit, you won't be disappointed.
tripadvisor
23/12/2018

Nice NT property to visit


Michael N, Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom
Large garden/woodland area with plenty of parking. Home to the Trevalyan's it is quite ornate with some beautiful collections of dolls houses, fine china and ornaments. Lots of paintings for those interested
tripadvisor
19/12/2018

Great day out but quite expensive to get in.


Tom T, Ashington, United Kingdom
This is a beautiful place to take the whole family. The building itself is amazing to look around. The walled gardens and lake are wonderful to see. The food in the restaurant is first class. You and your kids would enjoy the whole day here without getting bored.
tripadvisor
13/12/2018

Must see historic estate


RobScott1970, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Fabulous house but the grounds and location make it. Great views as you drive up to the house through the old deer park. The walks through the gardens - both formal and walled and around the lake are wonderful. Easy access for bikes and wheelchairs make it a great destination for all. Fabulous place that we visit regularly. If you are in the National Trust it is free to park and get in. If you aren't a member it is worth the annual fee just to visit here. There are so many other wonderful NT properties nearby, we more than get our money's worth

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