Wallington House, Gardens & Estate

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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. 

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.

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

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 (Gift Aid))
day ticket
(Child (Gift Aid))
day ticket
(Family (Gift Aid))
day ticket
(Single (Standard))
day ticket
(Child (Standard))
day ticket
(Family (Standard))
day ticket
Gift aid ticket prices includes a voluntary 10% gift aid donation.

Dates & times for Wallington House, Gardens & Estate, Cambo

From To
Open all year except December 25th, December 26th.

Woodland and estate are open all year 10am – dusk.

Walled garden open all year 10am – 7pm in summer, 10am – 4pm in winter.

House open daily from 18 Februrary until 29 October 12pm – 5pm.

Café and shops open daily, 10.30am - 5.30pm, all year round (4.30pm during winter)

Visit our website for full opening times.


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 Child / 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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Great day out

Joanne O, South Shields, United Kingdom
I visited wallington Hall today with my 10 year old and 4month old baby and I have to say we had a great day. We spent around 4hours here and still did not get to see everything (the walled garden). Even though it was very busy there were plenty of places to have a picnic and enjoy the lovely weather. There are a number of play parks for the children to enjoy and walks for adults. I have to say when we went into the hall itself the man who greeted us was extremely helpful and as I could not take my daughters pram around the hall they provided baby carriers or hip straps which I thought was brilliant and stored the pram in a secure area until the end of our look around. We visited the cafe which was nice and rounded off a enjoyable day we will definitely be back.

Picnic paradise

FavouritePlaces, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Weather permitting, it's a fabulous place to sit on the lawn or in the walled garden for a picnic although the cafe is very good. Well stocked shop too which isn't too cluttered. The house is fantastic and volunteers were baking scones in the kitchen when we arrived which gave it a lived-in smell. There are a variety of trails for kids and even my pre-teen got into the one around the house. The grounds are great for dog walkers, kids wanting to play and gardening enthusiasts alike. They even made national press recently with a picture of crocuses en mass. There's a new bike trail opening in May 2017, so we'll be back soon.

well worth a visit!

gourmet42, Wirral, United Kingdom
Not as big as some NT properties but full to the brim with interesting paintings and furniture etc.. Also a room dedicated to a brilliant collection of dolls houses, fully furnished! Staff extremely keen to offer info, I even sat for a while alongside one of the restorers who was cleaning and inspecting a leather glove box. He explained about the advantages of using modern day technology to catalogue all items and record work carried out on them. Brilliant!

Wonderful day out

Carolyne C, Bradford, United Kingdom
Met up with my sister and her young children for a day out at Wallington while we were on holiday in Northumberland. With NT members' cards it was reasonably priced and the younger ones got in free. And as soon as we entered the estate they charged off in search of adventure - the seven and four-year-old headed straight for the play area, closely followed by the almost-two-year-old. Swings, climbing frames, trim trails and lots of sticks to play with and inspire their imagination. But their favourite play area was the wooden castle climbing frame complete with rope bridges, climbing wall and lots of ladders and windows to peep in and out of. A big hit - even with the eldest child (18!!). Next it was den-building and stick hunting... So much to do it's a fabulous attraction. There are riverside walks, a walled garden and the stately home itself so there's something for everyone. After a morning play we headed to the cafe for lunch. A decent selection of sandwiches and snacks, plus a few hot dishes on offer. A quick peep in the shop and it was back to playing for a while before heading home with muddy knees and happy memories... and a great night's sleep after a day out in the fresh air. What more could you ask for?!

Always a great day out

Kids loved the Easter hunt, stopping off at each of the play areas (adventure play, wooden castle and green train) and the bird hide, took must of the morning to complete. Great play to visit in all weathers.

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