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Historic Houses in the Lake District

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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