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Sizergh Castle

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Address: Kendal, England
Phone Number: 015395 60951

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Lovely scenic gardens - well worth a visit

We called here about 3pm on the first Sunday in October after being unable to find a parking spot in Bowness c 10 miles away. I was staggered that the very large car park was just... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Andrew B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We called here about 3pm on the first Sunday in October after being unable to find a parking spot in Bowness c 10 miles away. I was staggered that the very large car park was just about full although I think it is used by walkers as well as visitors to the gardens. There is a nice large cafe with... More 

Thank Andrew B
Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited Sizergh Castle as National Trust members during a holiday week in the Lake District. The castle and grounds are beautifully presented, very interesting and well worth the visit. The visitor centre and facilities are among the best I've seen at National Trust.

Thank Alan Y
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful castle that the National Trust seem to regard as an also ran. It is much better for obviously being a family home still loved by the family. Good knowledgeble guides and a welcome bonus - a fine tea room

Thank daithelife
Insch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A huge beautiful castle with knowledgeable and informative staff. The gardens are beautiful, with more friendly gardeners! A great coffee and gift shop.

Thank Hazel L
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After about an hours drive we arrived. The entrance looks unassuming with the road meandering up towards the castle before sweeping left into the car park. The view was stunning and the castle sits proudly at the top of the hill but we came for the wild play trail. The kids loved it with it's climbing, balancing and rope swing... More 

Thank b402doe
Kendal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this property many times which is a little gem. A truly lovely property. On this occasion we visited the beautiful grounds, walked out of the car park on to a footpath to Heslington Church . You get spectacular views over the Lyth Valley. Back to Sizergh on a different path and into the very modern cafe for afternoon... More 

Thank lakelover908
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Castle is wonderful and so beautifully looked after. Gardens are just as good. The National Trust cafe is a great addition and you can sit outside under the shelter even when it's raining. The grounds are lovely and the gardens are such a delight.

1 Thank Ilovefreerange
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab place with very knowledgeable staff ... the gardens are amazing and very well kept (can the gardeners come to my house and sort my garden?) Spent a couple of hours here and would go again National trust property so the shop and tea rooms are a bit expensive but as we are members no entry cost for us ..would... More 

Thank Carole H
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our recent visit to Kendal we called in at Sizergh Castle for the afternoon and had a very pleasant walk around the gardens before going on the guided tour of ther house which was very informative. We then had a cup of well deserved coffee in the very friendly shop which also served a variety of food with a... More 

Thank Flampers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are NT members so entry was free. There is amble parking and a shop and cafe which looked good. The house is lovely and staff very friendly and knowledgable. Gardens are nice and worth a walk around if the weather is nice. Large areas of ground for dog walkers aswell.

Thank Adam O

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