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Lowther Castle and Gardens, Penrith
(4.2/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
The transformation of the historic castle and gardens at Lowther in the Lake District is well underway. Stable courtyard with cafe; castle ruins and shop. Temporary Exhibition space.130 acres of lost gardens including sweeping lawns, Jack Croft's pond, beautiful and atmospheric Summer Houses and stunning escarpment for views of distant Lakeland fells. re-planted Orchard, rope swings and restored rockery.
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  • Lovely informal gardens. Great play area and rope swings, suitable for all ages. Great views and very photogenic. Would be good value in summer when you could take a picnic and spend the full day ther...  more »
  • Ended up at a loose end and decided to have a look around Lowther castle and gardens. Certainly not disappointed - interesting display about the history of the castle and it's owners, the castle itsel...  more »
  • We come here several times a month as we live nearby. The cafe is lovely and happily accepts dogs/pushchairs/muddy boots. Although pricey the food is very good. The paths around the castle grounds are...  more »