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Historic Houses in the Lake District

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  • 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

  • Discover the past of this historic house and family set within landscaped gardens.Set on the north eastern edge of the Lake District is Hutton-in-the-Forest, a beautiful historic Grade I listed house

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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