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Historic Houses in the Lake District

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Levens Hall // Kendal

    A facinating house and garden dating from circa 1350.

  • Swarthmoor Hall // Ulverston

    Beautifully positioned in the countryside and with a rich history of the Quaker movement.Set amidst the natural beauty of the Lake District near Ulverston sits Grade II listed Swarthmoor Hall, a beaut

  • Askham Hall // Penrith

    Explore the stunning grounds of Askham Hall - a perfect family day out in the countryside of the Lake District.Set within 12 acres of beautiful lands, the Grade II listed gardens of Askham Hall are a

  • Rydal Mount and Garden // Ambleside

    Take a tour around this historic 16th century house and former home of the Wordsworth family.Set in the heart of the Lake District between Ambleside and Grasmere is Rydal Mount and Garden, a historic

  • Wray Castle // Ambleside

    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

  • Townend // Troutbeck

    Townend is beautifully located on the side of a hill overlooking the Troutbeck Valley close to Windermere and Ambleside. In fact, author Beatrix Potter once described this area as her favourite i

  • 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

  • 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

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