Your Guide 2 the Lake District

Stately Homes and Gardens in the Lake District & Cumbria

Holker Hall
Holker Hall
Owned and occupied by Lord and Lady Cavendishmore info...
Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum
Dove Cottage & Wordsworth Museum
William Wordsworth 's home from 1799 to 1808.  Dove Cottage is where Wordsworth wrote much of his poetry, the Wordsworth Museum and Art Gallery was built nearby in 1981more info...
Swarthmoor Hall
Swarthmoor Hall
Swarthmoor Hall is an historic hall situated on the edge of Ulverston, is a 16th century Grade II listed building and is recognised as the 'birth' place of Quakerism (Religious Society of...more info...
Brantwood
Brantwood
The former home of Coniston's most famous resident John Ruskin, Brantwood is said to be the most beautifully situated house in the Lake District. Brantwood is a house of historical importance and a...more info...
Graythwaite Hall & Gardens
Graythwaite Hall & Gardens
 Thomas Mawson was commisioned in 1896 to utilise the existing contours and landscape at Grathwaite Hall to make a garden combining both the formal and informal. Graythwaite...more info...
Sizergh Castle and Garden
Sizergh Castle and Garden
Now owned by the National Trust,but previously home to the Strickland family for more than 750 years. Medieval house, extended in Elizabethan times, surrounded by beautiful gardensmore info...
Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
An architectural jewel in the heart of the lake District, Blackwell was built between 1898 & 1900 and is considered to be one of Britain's finest houses from the turn of the century. One of the...more info...
Levens Hall & Gardens
Levens Hall & Gardens
Historic Elizabethan House and World Famous Topiary Gardens. (A grade I listed garden dating from 1694.) Also Gift Shopmore info...
Holehird Gardens
Holehird Gardens
Home of The Lakeland Horticultural Society Lakeland which exists to promote the art, science and practice of horticulture, within the Lake Districtmore info...
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