We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Crook Hall & Gardens

Frankland Lane | Sidegate, Durham DH1 5SZ, England
+44 191 384 8028
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Lovely afternoon

Had afternoon tea here, slightly expensive but lovely. Nice place for a stroll round. Weather... read more

Reviewed yesterday
_aramisthemuskateer
,
Derby, United Kingdom
A pleasant afternoon

Went here on the recommendation of a friend. Unfortunately the gardens (being February) were not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jetsaver
,
Southport, United Kingdom
Read all 789 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“afternoon tea” (145 reviews)
“scones” (69 reviews)
“hidden gem” (71 reviews)
LOCATION
Frankland Lane | Sidegate, Durham DH1 5SZ, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 191 384 8028
Write a ReviewReviews (789)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"afternoon tea"
in 145 reviews
"scones"
in 69 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 71 reviews
"cream tea"
in 30 reviews
"high tea"
in 8 reviews
"lovely house"
in 8 reviews
"fairy tale"
in 19 reviews
"wedding venue"
in 16 reviews
"walled garden"
in 12 reviews
"treasure hunt"
in 13 reviews
"sparkling wine"
in 8 reviews
"radisson hotel"
in 8 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 63 reviews
"tea room"
in 28 reviews
"hidden away"
in 14 reviews
"nooks and crannies"
in 13 reviews
"durham city"
in 42 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 784 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Had afternoon tea here, slightly expensive but lovely. Nice place for a stroll round. Weather wasnt great on our visit but still enjoyed it.

Thank _aramisthemuskateer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed yesterday

Went here on the recommendation of a friend. Unfortunately the gardens (being February) were not very good, but we enjoyed going around the hall and I am sure that once Spring is here the gardens will look lovely. The staff were friendly and we had...More

Thank jetsaver
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As someone who loves historic areas I was drawn here by recommendation. There is a quaint little coffee shop and the place is kept clean and beautifully decorated. Luckily the weather was in my favour and I could enjoy a read and a coffee looking...More

1  Thank HuskyofNewcastle
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2018

So I'm bound to be biased, but I absolutely love Crook Hall. It is a friendly and intimate place to marry or visit for an afternoon tea. Crook Hall often holds events suitable for all the family. There is also a small, very good café...More

Thank Kim S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 December 2017

They have different activities through the year such Easter, Christmas, Halloween, etc. The gardens are beautiful and the coffee shop is cozy, the food is nice and I like it more during summer time.

Thank monicalF931QD
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

My son and I attended the kids Halloween event, and when we arrived I was shocked we hadn't been before! A gorgeous little place just in the city centre, with views across to the cathedral. The hall itself is stunning, and is surrounded by various...More

Thank LYPud
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

I have lived in Co Durham all my life and I’m not sure how I missed this place. My friends had their wedding here. The setting is stunning, with the gardens well kept. The food we had was absolutely gorgeous and I look forward to...More

Thank Julia G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Check the website closely as the opening times are for the relatively new cafe/entrance. The hall itself and gardens are usually closed on Thursday to Saturday as weddings pay better than tourists. The cafe is however pretty good.

Thank rogerrobert98
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is a "not to be missed" place when visiting our beautiful city . Tucked away from the noise and bustle of the city centre this tranquilic delight is a gem . We caught a lovely sunny day and made thd most of the gardens...More

2  Thank Jane A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We have been coming here for years. It changes every year too, there is always something new to see. Thankfully the cream scones never change they are always delicious

Thank Karen N
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12345679
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 hotels in Durham
Radisson Blu Hotel Durham
2 724 reviews
.27 km away
Premier Inn Durham City Centre
1 712 reviews
.37 km away
Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County
1 629 reviews
.75 km away
Three Tuns Hotel
235 reviews
.82 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Tia's
350 reviews
.50 km away
Ebony Champagne Bar
438 reviews
.45 km away
Spice Lounge
284 reviews
.54 km away
The Capital
267 reviews
.51 km away
Nearby Attractions
Durham Castle
975 reviews
.79 km away
Gala Theatre Durham
275 reviews
.50 km away
Durham City Indoor Market Hall
206 reviews
.58 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Michelle L
8 October 2016|
Answer
Response from Ferryhiller | Reviewed this property |
According to their website there is nothing on that week. Not sure about buses but it's all central Durham so it's walkable...
0
Votes
Sharon H
14 July 2016|
Answer
Response from Janetruthe | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Crook Hall does have a lovely apartment to rent, if you google crook hall and gardens you'll see it on their website.
1
Vote
lorraine17w
11 June 2016|
Answer
Response from CrookHallGardens | Property representative |
yes in the café
1
Vote
PreviousNext
12