Beautiful medieval house, with rich gardens and estate


Things to see and do

Sizergh in the snow
Anna Singer

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.

Enjoy a traditional Christmas lunch at Sizergh
Enjoy a traditional Christmas lunch at Sizergh Sammie Strickland

Christmas lunches at Sizergh 

25 Nov - 24 Dec 11.45am-2pm. Enjoy a delicious festive 2 or 3 course Christmas lunch in the Sizergh café this season.


What's on

Meeting Father Christmas at Sizergh
Meet Father Christmas at Sizergh John Millar NTPL

Festive events at Sizergh 

There's always something exciting going on at Sizergh. From making Christmas wreaths to guided walks, get planning your special day out!







Two visitors experiencing the new exhibition room at Sizergh Castle, Cumbria
A big slice of history awaits you at Sizergh National Trust Images / Paul Harris

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.



Male hawfinch at Sizergh
See if you can spot Sizergh's elusive hawfinch John Hannah

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
Ross Hoddinott/NTPL

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.


Get involved

Room guides at Sizergh
Volunteers at Sizergh help us to achieve so much more NTPL / Arnhel de Serra

Become a volunteer 

Spend more time in your surroundings and become a volunteer with us at Sizergh. We welcome new team members whether they be guides, gardeners or gift shop helpers.


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