Home of William Armstrong – Victorian inventor, innovator and landscape genius. First house in the world to be lit by hydro electricity. Also had central heating, telephones and a passenger lift in the 1880s.


Operator: National Trust

Address: Rothbury Morpeth Northumberland NE65 7PX

  • Telephone: 01669 620 333
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

Open Days & Times

House: Daily 17 Feb-3 Nov. 1100-1700. Grounds all year. Visit website for more details.


  • By Bus: 508


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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