Sizergh

Beautiful medieval house, with rich gardens and estate

Sizergh

Things to see and do

Children playing amongst the spring daffodils at Sizergh

Welcome to Sizergh 

With over 700 years of history to discover and still lived in by the Strickland family, Sizergh has many tales to tell.

Sizergh

What's on

Upcoming events

Free Friday walks at Sizergh 11.30am and 1.30pm April to end of Oct

Fri 06 May 2016
11:30-12:30
Join us on Fridays (April to end of October) for Free Friday guided walks at Sizergh 11.30am and 1.30pm.

Gardeners Question Time 6 May 2-4pm.

Fri 06 May 2016
14:00-16:00
Gardeners Question Time 6th May 2-4pm. Meet Sizergh's Head Gardener and gardening team who will solve your horticultural conundrums and tell you about the conservation of our nation's gardens. foc event. Garden entrance applies to non...

Sizergh wetland walk and picnic 10am-2pm 11 May

Wed 11 May 2016
10:00-14:00
Join a ranger on a walk down to our newly created wetland to watch waterfowl and spring migrants. A packed lunch will be provided at a price of £10. Meet on the café veranda at 10am with the walk ending approx. 2pm. There are some steep sections...

Woodland, Wetlands and Views 14 May 11.30am

Sat 14 May 2016
11:30-14:00
14th May- Woodland, Wetlands and Views 4 miles Explore the diversity of the Sizergh estate, enjoying breath-taking views, ancient burial barrows, beautiful woodland and a recently created wetland before returning through the historic deer park.

Craven Wheels 15th May 11am- 3pm

Sun 15 May 2016
11:00-15:00
Come and see a collection of classic cars from 'Craven old wheels' car club on display in the Castle grounds. Garden entrance applies to non members

Gardeners Question Time 20 May 2-4pm.

Fri 20 May 2016
14:00-16:00
Gardeners Question Time 20th May 2-4pm. Meet Sizergh's Head Gardener and gardening team who will solve your horticultural conundrums and tell you about the conservation of our nation's gardens. foc event. Garden entrance applies to non...
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Eating

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Shopping

Dee Hardwicke cottage garden

A souvenir from Sizergh

Why not treat yourself or loved ones to lovely gifts and tasty treats. Open 10-5 daily

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History

Two visitors experiencing the new exhibition room at Sizergh Castle, Cumbria

Open the door to the past 

Come on inside and take a tour that spans over 700 years! It may still be a family home but it’s much more than that.

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Wildlife

Male hawfinch at Sizergh

Tips for twitchers 

There's a science to spotting a hawfinch at Sizergh - take a look at this handy guide to help you spot them.

Robin in winter

Where the wild things are 

Go bird spotting at Sizergh and then see if you can find a great crested newt hiding among the plants in our rock garden.

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Get involved

Room guides at Sizergh

Become a volunteer 

Volunteer with us at Sizergh and make new friends, working in an amazing place and knowing that you're helping a great cause - three fabulous reasons to get volunteering!

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