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Address: Coniston, Hawkshead, Ambleside, England
Phone Number: 015394/41396
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Beautiful place, amazing views and wonderful house and gardens. It is a place not to be missed. The café is also situated overlooking the lake and sells lovely food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Haworth, United Kingdom
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Haworth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Beautiful place, amazing views and wonderful house and gardens. It is a place not to be missed. The café is also situated overlooking the lake and sells lovely food.

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Essex
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54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The gardens are superb and dogs are allowed in. Lots to see and do and friendly staff. Only problem - bit mean with the cram in a cream tea. Worth visiting for the loos though !!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a very interesting place to visit. The gardens outside are breath taking. Nice café as well.

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London
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63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I didnt know much about Ruskin before we visited Brantwood but he was a very interesting man well ahead of his time. The house has a warm friendly feeling and the gardens are worth seeing as well as the lake views.

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Really nice house, not stately home. Gives a good insight into what Ruskin was about. Fantastic views from inside and out of the surrounding countryside.

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Askam in Furness, United Kingdom
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84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Lovely day,very Christmassy fantastic crafts and bakes,really good to get a few unique presents ,well worth a visit next christmas

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The views across Coniston Water were stunning. What a wonder place to live and work with all its history

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Glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We visited on a sunny Saturday, having got the boat over from Coniston. The ladies in the reception / shop were very friendly and helpful, giving us trails for the children to follow. The children's trails were good, involving answering questions rather than just looking for pictures or hidden bits of Lego. This meant we could have a good look... More 

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stamford
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Wonderful 'extended farmhouse' type of place, with views over Coniston Water, a large restored garden, and 19th century curios aplenty. Musicians can even play his piano, if you ask the staff. YHA members can get in at a discount, if you show them your card at the ticket office. Good cafe on-site and frequent exhibitions etc. mean you can spend... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Whilst in The Lakes, we took a morning trip on a launch, on Lake Coniston. Our Skipper stopped off 3/4 of the way around the lake at Brantwood, to pick up passengers, that is where we first discovered all about the location. On our last day, we decided to venture over to Brantwood, neither my Wife or me being that... More 

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