Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

  • Belsay Quarry Gardens
  • Gyles Stained Glass Window
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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.

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Events At Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

  • Behind the Green Baize Door

    Sat 20 Sep 2014

    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.

  • Band Sundays

    Sun 21 Sep 2014

    One of the regions best traditional bands plays outside the front of Belsay Hall. An ideal way to enjoy some superb music.

  • Victorian Illusion Week

    Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014

    The Victorian era was one of invention and entertainment. Take part in a range of Victorian Illusion actvities and a lantern Halloween walk.

Prices and opening times


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


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