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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

  • 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

  • Hill Top // Hawkshead

    Take a tour around the former home of author Beatrix Potter and relive her famous tales.Step back in time and visit the home of one of the Lake District's most famous residents - author Beatrix Potter

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hill Top // Ambleside

    Take a tour around the former home of author Beatrix Potter and relive her famous tales.Step back in time and visit the home of one of the Lake District's most famous residents - author Beatrix Potter

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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