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Historic Houses in the Lake District

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 // 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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