We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sizergh Castle

Kendal, England
+44 15395 60951
Review Highlights
An interesting visit

This is a National Trust property.The castle and gardens were very interesting with historical... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brisbane, Australia
Good to break the journey.

Been here three times now, often stop for an hour or so to break our journey south and as we are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Read all 1,007 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“national trust” (138 reviews)
“rock garden” (63 reviews)
Kendal, England
+44 15395 60951
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,007)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 997 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This is a National Trust property.The castle and gardens were very interesting with historical links to Australia. The house is in good condition with the furniture and drapes being quite spectacular. The gardens are extensive and well kept. The staff were very helpful and friendly....More

Thank Norma31
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been here three times now, often stop for an hour or so to break our journey south and as we are NTS members is of course free. Car park seemed small and was almost full at 10.30 in the morning. House was very nice and...More

Thank Nessie100
Reviewed 4 days ago

To enjoy this amazing historical castle it is really essential to join a giuided tour. Our guide was very well informed.

Thank Iantravelswell
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday but got our timing wrong and should have tried about half two sort of time. Good place to see with informative staff on a well set out site with good gardens and house which is still occupied by the family....More

Thank U5601UXpaulw
Reviewed 4 days ago

we enjoyed this site staff helpful ,and bigger than we thought ,had a lot of history ,the gardens were really nice worth a visit lots of great paintings x

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Arrived on Sunday lunchtime - car parking horrendous. Supposed to be one way system but very poorly marked out and no car park wardens so cars going any which way and getting stuck in narrow passages. NT have built a new very large café and...More

Thank volvos80
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite national trust properties. It has a stunning garden and lake plus the castle is full of wow pieces and famous paintings. It's interesting as it's one of the few catholic strongholds in England and has done very interesting history...More

Thank Torquil M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Friday, and arriving just after midday the car park was quite full. Having not been to Sizergh Castle for many years it was interesting to see the cafe and shop which serves as the entrance to the grounds. The cafe was...More

Thank Rosiecat55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great house with plenty of interesting furniture and objects of interest. We were glad to be indoors during the showers. The garden was very pretty if a little damp after the heavy showers. The acers will be wonderful over the coming weeks as their leaves...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to Sizergh Castle was a real pleasure, the house is part of the National Trust and has been owned by the Strickland family for hundreds of years. The grounds are laid out in such a way that allows you to read what plant/flowers...More

Thank Malcolm P
Nearby Restaurants
Hare and Hounds
315 reviews
2.66 km away
The Moon Highgate
614 reviews
4.76 km away
1,180 reviews
3.73 km away
Low Sizergh Barn Tea Room
472 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby Attractions
Levens Hall
393 reviews
2.80 km away
Kendal Castle
344 reviews
5.09 km away
Lakeland Maze Farm Park
185 reviews
2.23 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
alisdair t
16 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from JMB1239 | Reviewed this property |
Yes: photos are now allowed everywhere inside the House but not with flash. This includes the Inlaid Chamber where photography was formerly forbidden.
cathy m
7 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Flampers | Reviewed this property |
I saw a number of people there walking their dogs in the grounds
Jane S
9 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from rockchickNorthWales | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I've no idea I do not live in this area

Recently Reviewed Hotels around Kendal