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Historic Houses in the Lake District

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Levens Hall // Kendal

    A facinating house and garden dating from circa 1350.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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