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Admission prices are £10.00 per person, no concessions.

We will be supporting Great North Air Ambulance, The Sick Children's Trust, NGS and mainteanance of the gardens.

Children under 8 can enter free of charge. For children over 8, the cost is £2.

No Need to Book

It is NOT necessary to pre book tickets - when you arrive at Thornton Hall Gardens you can pay at the gate by cash or card please  

 No dogs allowed.

Group Bookings

All parties of up to 45 people will be welcomed on all Open Days. Confirmation of parties over 12 people would be appreciated especially if traveling by minibus to help with parking.

All groups above 45 people please contact for dates available. 

What visitors say about Thornton Hall Gardens

Author 1

From the minute you walk through the small door into this amazing garden you are hit by the wow factor.

Author 2

My favourite garden in the north east of England, there is something for everybody.

Author 3

I have never seen such a variety of unusual perennials - I didn't know there were so many different hostas and heucheras!

Author 4

Fabulous collection of peonies one that you shouldn't miss.

Author 5

If you are looking for a day out in County Durham a visit to Thornton Hall Gardens is a must for all garden lovers.

Author 6

Thornton Hall Gardens must have one of the largest collections of David Austin roses in a private garden in the country - the perfume in late June early July is magnificent and something all garden lovers should experience.

Author 7

One of Britain's finest new gardens, with a very old past - fascinating.

Author 8

A beautiful old Hall accompanied by gardens full of flamboyant colour, go and see for yourself.

Author 9

A great venue for a photo shoot.

Author 10

One of Darlington's best tourist attractions - not to be missed.

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Thornton Hall, Staindrop Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 2NB

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