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Sizergh Castle

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Address: Kendal, England
Phone Number: 015395 60951
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Escape from the rain

Day two of our week in the Lakes.... And it's still raining ... The castle was quite impressive, good that it's still lived in and even in the rain the gardens were worth seeing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Day two of our week in the Lakes.... And it's still raining ... The castle was quite impressive, good that it's still lived in and even in the rain the gardens were worth seeing too.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Great old castle, walk around and try to imagine that you lived there back in the time. The Cafe serves hot & cold food/drinks, average price for an attraction. Great for young and old alike.

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Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I wrote a rather negative review of a nearby historic house (H****r H**l) and I was wondering if I had been a bit mean to them. Well a visit to Sizergh puts it all in perspective. The Castle is well maintained and full of interesting objects, there are information sheets and knowledgable guides, although the lighting is NT standard gloomy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Visited this attraction in June. If you’re not a National Trust member it is only £9 for entry for the castle and gardens. Very good value for money in my opinion. Has lovely tea rooms where you are able to have lunch and other food. A lovely gift shop as well. Beautiful gardens where you can have a walk around.... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The House is of course impressive as are nearly all National Trust Houses. Innumerable portraits, beautiful decoration and furniture. Exceptionally fine wood paneling in the Inlaid Chamber and 700 years of history. There are formal guided tours of the house before midday but we chose to wander round, reading the comprehensive information notes in each room. Guides were on hand... More 

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Looe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Sizergh Castle was a featured property in Michael Beurk's series on the National Trust, and deservedly so. It is fascinating building constructed and extended over many centuries, linked with a complicated but impressive history of the Strickland family who have lived there since the 13th century and still do so today. The books, family photographs and other personal items are... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our running club have been to experience the lovely trail around the national trust grounds. Well sign posted as part of British running trails Gorgeous views Some challenging hills thrown in and amazing views Go and walk or run the routes Amazing

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Lovely castle to walk around with delightful gardens, picnic areas, play area, dog walking trails so don't forget your walking shoes.There is a fantastic nature trail through the woods with tunnels, tree swing etc. There is a nice Cafe with lovely food and ice creams. Bird watching area with information. so bring your cameras. There is always something going on... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Unlike some NT properties a visit here does represent good value for money. We happily spent a few hours here. The gardens are beautiful and there are garden tours. The castle is extremely interesting and the NT staff / volunteers were knowledgeable and engaging. There is a fabulous cafe and the toilet facilities very clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been lots of times to Sizergh; it is a good place to take Lakeland visitors. An intriguing house, lovely gardens and an estate to wander through. Access to the estate is open to all. The NT restaurant serves good quality food. Of course, the whole visit is free if you are a NT member. A variety of special... More 

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Address: Kendal, England
Phone Number: 015395 60951
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal

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