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Historic Houses in the Lake District

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  • 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

  • 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

  • An intruiging historical house full of charm and set within beautiful gardens.A wealth of Tudor and Medieval rooms, buildings and gardens lie behind the Georgian facade of this house set on the northe

  • 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

  • Levens Hall // Kendal

    A facinating house and garden dating from circa 1350.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wordsworth House // Cockermouth

    Explore the birthplace and former childhood home of poet William Wordsworth.A visit to the Lake District wouldn’t be complete without looking round the birthplace and former home of one of its most fa

  • 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

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