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Howick

Howick lies between Boulmer and Craster and the area is effectively all that belongs to Howick Hall. It was here that Earl Grey tea was invented and you can sample the tea in the estate tea room. The estate grounds are large and rambling. There is a glen which follows the small brook towards the sea. But be careful as at the end the gate allows you out but not back in!

If you are lucky you will also see the small deer kept in the grounds.

Nearby along the coastal path to the south are story boards telling the tale of a stone age settlement found here. Apparently at over 8,000 years ago it is one of the oldest in Britain.

 Clifftop fields by Howick Hall

Howick

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Howick Hall is through the gates to the left. Straight ahead, to the right of the lodge is the entrance to a new, large car park for visitors to the gardens (Adults £5, childen free)

Howick hall

 

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More pictures

The small sandy bay beside the Bathing house ... 

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 and one of the many lovely rock pools along the coast between Howick and Craster

 

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