Cherryburn - National Trust

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Cottage and farmhouse, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick:
* Birthplace of Northumberland's greatest artist and engraver
* Fascinating exhibition of Bewick's life and work
* Demonstrations of old-fashioned woodblock engraving and hand printing
* Walk along the River Tyne to view the countryside and wildlife that inspired Bewick
* Friendly farmyard animals, garden and picnic area for families
* Traditional folk events every Sunday afternoon

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Gift Aid admission: (Standard Admission prices in brackets): adult £4.20 (£3.80), child £2.10 (£1.90), family £11 (£10)

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Personalities

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Printing Demonstration

  • 29 May 2016

Step back in time and see the ink, equipment and type-settings that 18th Century printers would have used. Hear the talented print volunteers talk about the methods used and see them use traditional print machinery, as well as hearing about Bewick himself.


Normal admission charges apply


Family Printing Day

  • 29 May 2016

Join the print volunteers in the press room and give 18th Century printing a go! Here, you can get creative and design a beautiful print of your own in.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Normal admission charges apply


Cherryburn - National Trust
NE43 7DD




01661 843 276

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