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Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

  • Belsay Quarry Gardens
  • Gyles Stained Glass Window
Summer is here! | Visit Belsay Hall's Gardens Enjoy | seasonal garden highlights New Wildman exhibition | Find out more Igniting young imaginations

Take a trip to Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens in Northumberland and enjoy one of the best value days out in north-east England.

You can spend hours exploring both inside and out on fair and wet weather days. The Hall is an unfurnished architectural masterpiece inspired by the temples of ancient Greece, with its fabulous pillars. Explore the great room of the ruined medieval castle and don't miss the stunning views from the top of the tower.

Outside, there are extensive grounds. A Grade I Registered heritage garden, lovingly restored and packed with an impressive array of shrubs and flowers which change with the seasons. The high point of any visit to Belsay is the unique Quarry Garden, a fantasy of ravines, pinnacles and exotic plants. No wonder Belsay Hall is one of the most loved visitor attractions in Northumberland.

Visitors can now see Belsay's Wildman exhibition, currently on display in the Pillar Hall. What is a Wildman? How did the mythical creature protect the Middleton family for centuries? Find out more about the new display for 2014.

Events At Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

  • Hands on History - Wild Crew

    Sat 19 Jul - Mon 25 Aug 2014

    This summer, discover myths and legends at Belsay, including that of the Wildman, a mythical character who was a symbol of strength and the untamed.

  • Knights' Tournament

    Sat 23, Sun 24 & Mon 25 Aug 2014

    Marvel at our noble knights as they take on the ultimate medieval tournament. Swords will be wielded, archery skills tested and helmets battered. Soak up the sights and sounds of medieval encampments and laugh out loud at our silly jester.

  • Behind the Green Baize Door

    Sat 6 Sept

    The 'Green Baize Door' was a well known feature in most houses separating the upstairs nobility from the working sounds of the downstairs servants. Enjoy a tour of the servants' quarters with our site team.

Prices and opening times


Belsay, Nr Morpeth, Northumberland - NE20 0DX (Directions)


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