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Historic Houses in the Lake District

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  • Brockhole // Bowness on Windermere

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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