Eggleston Hall Gardens

Eggleston Hall Gardens

Overview

Four acres of garden full of surprises with winding paths, borders, organic vegetables and fell views - a truly magical place.

Visit the Garden website

What makes it special

  • Beautiful walled gardens

Opening Times

Daily 10:00 to 17:00

Price

Admission Charges for Gardens and Garden Trail
Adults - 19 to 99 -  £2.50
18 and under - free

Hostels nearby

Eggleston Hall Gardens

Barnard Castle , Durham, DL12 0AG

Map references

OS Map: 92

OS Grid Ref: NY997234

Lat/Lng: 54.60647, -2.005174

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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