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Sizergh Castle

Kendal, England
+44 15395 60951
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Close to the Kendal link road from the M6

Sizergh Castle is hidden away, and might be missed by visitors to the Southern Lake District, but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Garstang, United Kingdom
Nice to pass a few hours

first visited this place over 20 years ago. Spent more time this visit explored the house gardens... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul A
Willenhall, United Kingdom
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Kendal, England
+44 15395 60951
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sizergh Castle is hidden away, and might be missed by visitors to the Southern Lake District, but it is worth a visit, simply because of how well preserved it is. We went by coach, and there were things to attract all 46 visitors! A tour...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

first visited this place over 20 years ago. Spent more time this visit explored the house gardens all the grounds and was really impressed

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pretty gardens and nice walks on estate. Good cafe for snacks and plenty parking. Don't allow dogs in cafe, shop or gardens - big mistake. Some outdoor seating for cafe. Gardens are closed some days due to agreement with family owners

Thank helennw
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The great weather has possibly coloured my judgement but the gardens are beautiful and very varied. So different from the rigid discipline of Levens Hall and a bit more relaxed. The Castle was very interesting, particularly if you are interested in the historical development of...More

Thank Norman G
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I visited the castle and wandered through the gardens and then the main house and just soaked up the atmosphere of centuries. Very knowledgable but not "pushy" staff in all the rooms.

Thank Iain C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is still the home of the Strickland family but the part you see is not over invitation perfectly preserved.limited opening times for the castle but has lovely grounds and gardens and a really nice cafe and outside seating area

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We live nearby and are lucky enough to be able to walk here over the hills when the weather is nice. I haven't been to the castle itself for a while, though I always thought it was a little pricey. However the food for lunch...More

Thank Boicey570
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been before but the house was never open, today we were lucky. It was a relatively nice day i.e. dry so we enjoyed a walk around the gardens then the house. A pleasant experience, not too crowded, staff were very knowledgeable. We enjoyed...More

Thank Marcrich66
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having wanted to visit Sizergh Castle before, we finally got to visit. Plenty of free parking, a lovely cafe and gift shop awaits. After a very pleasant stroll around the beautiful gardens, we finished our trip off with the 'Castle'. The Castle that isn't a...More

Thank matthew s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my partner mum & grandma a s it's beautiful. Its the last national trust to have a free car park available too. The castle is beautiful inside and plenty of volunteers to give you facts about the place. Gardens are stunning and...More

Thank Becky W
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alisdair t
16 May 2017|
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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|
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Response from Flampers | Reviewed this property |
I saw a number of people there walking their dogs in the grounds
Jane S
9 August 2016|
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Response from rockchickNorthWales | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I've no idea I do not live in this area