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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  • Cafe good for lunch from specials board , also soup and Rolodex for those requiring a less substantial meal 
  • Fabulous place to go for a either date, chill time or a family event. Lot of walking to enjoy nice views or you could sit down for a picnic. Smashing children area which was build recently will keep y...  more »
  • Lovely staff, enjoy self-guided strolls round the place. Quite steep in places, but the main lawn's wildflowers are terrific in June-July. The hidden play fort is barmily brilliant for woodland play f...  more »