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Beautiful medieval house, with rich gardens and estate

This imposing house stands proud at the gateway to the Lake District.

Its rich and beautiful garden includes a pond, lake, a national collection of hardy ferns and a superb limestone rock garden.

Still lived in by the Strickland family, Sizergh has many tales to tell and certainly feels lived in, with centuries-old portraits and fine furniture sitting alongside modern family photographs.

The exceptional wood panelling culminates in the Inlaid Chamber, returned here in 1999 from the Victoria and Albert Museum. The 647-hectare (1,600-acre) estate includes limestone pasture, orchards and semi-natural woodland.

Sizergh has a fantastic range of events over the year for all the family. Take a look at our events page for more details.

Join us this autumn at Sizergh

Autumn fun at Sizergh

Autumn fun at Sizergh

Explore the stunning gardens as they turn into a kaleidoscope of autumnal colour, then why not discover over 700 years of history in the house.
Gardens, cafe and shop open daily 10am-5pm. House open 12-4pm (closed Friday and Saturday).

Acer Day

Acer Day © NTPL

10 October, 10am-4pm

Marvel at the stunning display of acers planted in the Trust’s largest Rock Garden.
Learn about to care for your acers with tips and recommendations from the gardens team.

Hallow's Eve

Donâ¿¿t forget your fancy dress © NTPL/Andreas von Einsiedel

31 October, 11am - 4pm

Enjoy Hallowe'en activities at Sizergh and discover the legend of the white lady. Normal admission applies. £2 for pumpkin carving. Booking essential for "The Legend of the White Lady" house tour £5 adult, £3 child.

Great British Walks - Friday guided walk...

Celebrate the 2015 Great British Walk in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor 

Fridays in September and October, 11.30am and 1.30pm

Enjoy a breath of fresh air and join us on Fridays for Free Friday guided walks around the Sizergh estate.

Free event, no booking required.

We can also lead walks for groups, families, societies by arrangement. Email for more info.

Great British Walks - Bring a picnic

Celebrate the 2015 Great British Walk in partnership with Cotswold Outdoor 

Saturdays in September and October at 11.30am

5, 12 Sept & 10, 24 Oct – Woodland,
Wetlands and Views (4 miles )

19 Sept – Sizergh Fell ( 1.75miles )

26 Sept & 3 Oct– Helsington
Barrows ( 5 miles )

17 and 31 Oct – The BOOM years ( 3.5 miles )

 Bring your own picnic or buy one from our cafe.

New life at Park End Moss

Park End Moss © Gemma Wren

The creation of a new wetland area in the Lyth Valley has breathed new wildlife into Park End Moss.

The site is now open to visitors with the installation of a brand new bird hide built with timber from the estate by the local National Trust Ranger team.

New holiday cottage at Sizergh

We're excited to announce a new addition to our collection of National Trust Holiday Cottages - 3 Courtyard Cottage is located at the heart of the Sizergh Estate.

Sleeping six, the cottage has been renovated to a high spec and forms part of the courtyard which was once the stables.