Blackwell Arts and Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere

(4.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
An exceptional example of the architectural movement, Blackwell Arts and Crafts House conserves the fluidity and dynamism of the Arts and Crafts style. Almost unaltered since it was built at the turn of the century, every piece of furniture and decoration in the interior of the house belongs to Arts and Crafts. Walk on your own through the rooms of the house to get a feel for the floor plan and style. Enjoy the views from the upper floors of the gardens and surrounding countryside. In addition to the house itself, explore the exhibitions on the lower floors. After looking at the architecture, take a look in the gift ship for an interesting souvenir and have a hand-made snack from the tearoom. To visit Blackwell Arts and Crafts House on your holiday in Bowness-on-Windermere, and find out what else Bowness-on-Windermere has to offer, use our Bowness-on-Windermere trip builder.
Create a full Bowness-on-Windermere itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Bowness-on-Windermere

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Bowness-on-Windermere by other users

45 days in Spain & United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA June, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, outdoors, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM ISRAEL June, culture, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, outdoors, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Lake District BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • My in-laws are over from the states and are really into architecture and design - but when they said let's go to this arts and crafts house...well I didn't quite get it. Saying that it was fun to walk...  more »
  • Usually visit on our regular trips to Bowness and always something new to see.Nice cafe and views are fabulous.Raining this time on our visit but stiil a great visit - better on a sunny summer day tho...  more »
  • This a wonderful house. We really loved the warm atmosphere and ambiance. We love Arts and Crafts and this house is a wonderful example of that era. The cafe is also lovely and we had the best florent...  more »
Google
  • Beautiful house with a great history very interesting exhibition about Annie Garnett art and craft textile designer . The cafe is also well worth a visit , the food and service excellent
  • Quite large. very interesting and well presented example of wooden interior arts and crafts design. On-site car parking and small cafĂ©. Gift shop.
  • Fantastic find! Have been several times since i discovered ! Just gorgeous - really interesting history and stunning scenery! The house is amazing!
  • Fantastic house and gardens. If you are interested in the arts and crafts movements then a visit to Blackwell is a must. If you have time then the tea room makes the best florentines in the world!
  • A beautiful house with fantastic views over Windermere. Well worth a visit