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.
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  • Not the easiest place to find but well worth persevering for a lovely arts and crafts house with great views over Windermere. It has a wonderful shop full of books , ceramics, glass and jewellery by c...  more »
  • A really interesting place to visit, nice to have map/guide included in entry price. There is a full guide available to purchase which is well worth while.Lots to see and the history of the house is i...  more »
  • We were looking for something on a cold and rainy day and were amazed that we had not heard of it before, having been coming to the Lakes for years. So interesting both in terms of design and social h...  more »
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  • 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