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Address: Kendal, England
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Lovely castle, restaurant & gift shop

Visited on a cold & wet May day and the restaurant was a welcome sight. It has a wide selection of eats for snacks and lunches (including great veggie soup) as well as nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Went to look at the gardens which were stunning found the cafe (but of course!).lots of choice and room to maneuverer my wheelchair. Staff spoke to me not my companion ,makes a nice change, not too crowded and a wide range of ages.food simple but fresh very affordable.will tell other wheelchair users . Buggy scan be hired whilst there.

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leicester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a gem of a garden. Stopped here on a whim for a chance to stretch our legs after the long journey up to the Lake District. Super tea shop with delicious food & lovely shop. The gardens were very beautiful with lots of interest. The tulips were all out which made the long border next to the house glow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

For children, a trail through the forest, balancing on logs, crawling through pipes and spotting the local wildlife. It took me 30 mins with 2 children (4 and 9). they were happy. Then you can stroll to the local pub (reservation recommended)

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

It's called a castle but it's really a house with parts that date from the 1300s and has been in the same family for over 750 years. The house itself is still lived in by the Stricklands and is very well worth a visit. The crowning glory of the gardens is a huge rockery with a lot of running water.... More 

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manchester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Had an enjoyable couple of hours here at Sizergh Castle as part of a break / Stop off on the way to the lake district. Its only around 20 to 30 mins outside of Windermere so handily placed. Its not a massive building by any stretch of the imagination but its pretty and worth a visit. TIP: If you a... More 

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Sheffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Beautiful house that is still lived in by the owners for 8 centuries, the Stricklands. They still live in the house and sleep in the bedrooms so the place does not feel like a Museum. Beautiful Elizabethan rooms. Wonderful garden and orchards. Also if you are very sharp in the gardens, you can see rare hawfinches.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Visited on a cold & wet May day and the restaurant was a welcome sight. It has a wide selection of eats for snacks and lunches (including great veggie soup) as well as nice seating areas both inside and out (although we didn't have a chance to sample the outdoor seating due to the poor weather. They also have a... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Visited following a visit to Levens Castle and were somewhat disappointed. I would say that it is a typical NT property. As usual, focus is on furniture and paintings etc., not much on the people who lived and worked there.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

From the moment you enter the car park you are greeted with politeness, the house has a lot of history ,which all the guides have no hesitation in explaining in great detail, it is National trust property so my advice is to join the trust and you can enjoy hundreds of propeties that are steeped in English history

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We loved our walk to the castle and the surrounding gardens. The house is nice, not too big and the information they give you is just about right. We both enjoyed our time there and I would definitely return there. It's great for families with kids as well. Highly recommended

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