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
16/05/2019

Walled garden


Graham R, Honiton, United Kingdom
It is 10 years since we visited Wallington and it has changed considerably with more facilities for children and cyclists. Fortunately, the core of the estate remains unchanged. The gardens are lovely, particularly the walled garden. The house is stunning, especially the central atrium which has a panorama of Northumbria's history painted by members, or friends, of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. The Clock Tower cafe serves tasty cheese scones. The staff were friendly and helpful.
tripadvisor
15/05/2019

wonderful venue


Helen m, Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
A lovely day out, even when it is very busy. Lots of interest and vast grounds. You can spend a whole day here. lots of space for children to play on grassed areas. Adventure playground loved by the kids. A variety of eating and picnicking areas.. We went on a bank holiday, hundreds of cars and people, but it was managed well and it didn't feel over crowded.. A good family day out.
tripadvisor
12/05/2019

Fabulous country house and gardens


Sharon B, Morpeth, United Kingdom
We last visited around 20 years ago when we were on holiday in the area. Now that we live in Northumberland we are revisiting places we went to a long time ago. Wallington is a place you can relax as well as take in the history and with the gardens and a chance to see red squirrels you can get a great day out here. If you visit on a sunny day you can sit in one of the deckchairs on the lawn or outside the cafe and just soak up the beautiful surroundings. We got to eat a gorgeous cheese scone made in the kitchen by one of the lovely staff/volunteers, an unexpected treat - it was a Sunday so maybe it's a weekend thing? The walled garden and a walk around the pond (big pond, more like a lake) is a must. There is a great gift shop and a garden shop to buy plants from. You can't fault Wallington, it's got a bit of everything for everyone and it sits in glorious countryside.
tripadvisor
10/05/2019

Visited Wallington in summer and winter


michellemccue72, Durham, United Kingdom
At christmas time Wallington is absolutely magical if there is frost or snow on the ground its truely beautifull and you really will not want to leave. In summer its just as beautiful the "secret garden " or walled garden and conservatory is one of my favourites. But my children enjoy the variety of activities accross the grounds the classroom play area, the train station play area and the wildlife hides.
tripadvisor
08/05/2019

Pretty country house


Annie B,
Nice place for a short visit. The house was fairly average as far as stately homes go and there was a lovely array of plants for sale. The staff were really helpful, friendly and welcoming.

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