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Cragend Farm Historic Tours

Cragend Silo (Burton Photography)
Cragend Grade II* Hydraulic Silo
Cragend Farm - Historic Houses Tours

Visit our Grade II* listed Silo designed and built by Lord William Armstrong of Cragside, and take a tour around this Ancient Farm that is filled with history going back to the Bronze Age.

Click on this link for booking:

https://www.historichouses.org/house/cragend-farm/tours  

Tours comprise of the following:

(in association with Historic Houses)

  • Welcome Briefing including tea and coffee.
  • Short history of Cragend Farm pre-1850
  • Why Cragend Farm is linked to Cragside
  • Use of stone work to demonstrate the old buildings being used by Armstrong to recreate the new buildings.
  • Plans for the future 
  • Silo visit and discussion.
  • Opportunity to enter the different floors of the Silo building (optional).
  • Farmhouse, Courtyard, weigh bridge, and dairy  and viewing of our larger museum artefacts.
  • Cragend Grange turbine and machine room.
  • Further conversation, viewing of our museum artefacts and other information, PowerPoints etc.
  • Any questions?

Toilet facilities are available. Sturdy shoes recommended. There are uneven areas and steps.

Free Parking. 

Booking by Appointment only.

£12.50 per person

Tour timings: 11am-2pm

Cragend Tour Booking

Tour: £12.50 per person including tea/coffee Groups welcome.

Time: 3 hour (min) 11am -2pm 

Booking by Appointment only 

Find Out More About Cragend

Cragend Farm has a interesting and diverse history, from technical innovations to historic buildings. Tied in closely to the neighbouring Cragside Estate home of Victorian inventor and industrialist Lord Armstrong.