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Historic Houses in the Lake District

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Levens Hall // Kendal

    A facinating house and garden dating from circa 1350.

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