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Historic Houses in the Lake District

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  • Wray Castle // Hawkshead

    Overlooking Lake Windermere, this mock gothic castle is a great family day out.Sitting on the shore of Lake Windermere in Claife is Wray Castle, a mock gothic style castle that was built in 1840 with

  • Muncaster Castle // Ravenglass

    Take a tour around this impressive castle and explore its extensive grounds.Overlooking the River Esk, Grade I listed Muncaster Castle dominates the landscape here in the countryside close to the coas

  • Explore this historical house, one of the finest in the area, and its award winning gardens.Imposing Holker Hall is a stunning Grade II listed country house and gardens that sits close to the village

  • Discover the past of this historic house and family set within landscaped gardens.Set on the north eastern edge of the Lake District is Hutton-in-the-Forest, a beautiful historic Grade I listed house

  • Former home of William Wordsworth, explore his life and discover exhibitons of his work at this cottage and museum.Discover the life of William Wordsworth at Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum loc

  • Brantwood // Coniston

    Explore the former home of John Ruskin, which boasts stunning views across Coniston Water.A historic Grade II listed house, Brantwood House sits within a large estate of 250 acres overlooking Coniston

  • Brockhole // Ambleside

    A big choice of outdoor adventures and indoor exhibitions for all the family at the National Park Visitor Centre.The National Park Visitor Centre is a great family day out with something for everyone

  • Explore this family-run historic house and the exciting adventure playgrounds within its gardens.In the heart of the northern Lake District near Keswick is Mirehouse, built during the 17th century, it

  • Sizergh Castle // Kendal

    Explore this impressive stately home set within stunning landscaped and wooded land.Just south of Kendal in the countryside of Cumbria sits Sizergh Castle, a commanding and vast estate with a rich his

  • A historical house set on a small wooded island on Derwentwater.Just about visible from the mainland, Derwent Island is one of the area's most fascinating attractions and the largest and most northerl

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