Historical Places to Visit.

We would advise guests that due to the current Covid-19 guidelines, the majority of attractions are open open for visitors.  Please check each venues website for up-to-date information and instructions for online booking and ticket sales.


Sizergh Castle and Gardens near Kendal

A beautiful National Trust property set in magnificent grounds and gardens with walks around the estate, the castle has been lived in by the Strickland family for 700 years and boasts many unique Tudor carvings.

Brantwood Coniston

The former home of John Ruskin, explore Brentwood’s estate and gardens or experience contempory art at the Sevren Studio.

Hill Top near Sawery, Hawkshead

A delightful 17th century farm house were Beatrix Potter wrote many of her children’s stories and were many of her beautiful treasures are on display.Beatrix Potter left Hill Top to the trust on her death on the understanding that it remained as it was when she was alive.

Holker Hall Gardens and Lakeland Motor Museum

Home to Lord and Lady Cavendish, the hall dates back to the early 16th century. One of the country’s best loved stately homes Holker offers 125 acres of ward winning gardens, courtyard café, Cumbrain food hall, and picnic area and adventure playground.