North West

From magnificent houses and mighty castles, to stunning coastline and dramatic landscapes, there’s plenty to explore in the North West.

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Dunham Massey

Dunham Massey is a finalist for the prestigious Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015. This is an award which highlights excellence, innovation and imagination within UK museums and galleries, and is awarded by the judges in recognition of a wide-range of achievements in a single calendar year.

Renewable energy at Quarry Bank

The dramatic backdrop of Quarry Bank Mill from the Mill meadow © Andrew Butler

The dramatic backdrop of Quarry Bank Mill from the Mill meadow

A new hydro-electric scheme installed at Quarry Bank will see us take another step forward to achieving our renewable energy goals.

 

Walk through golden drifts

A sign that spring is here, a host, of golden daffodils © NTPL/National Trust Images/Paul Harris

A sign that spring is here, a host, of golden daffodils

Named after a Greek god who fell in love with his own reflection, narcissus pseudonarcissus - or daffodil, as it’s better known - is a springtime invitation to enjoy a walk. The Lake District is blessed with sumptuous drifts of native daffodils

Keswick Mountain Festival

We are the official charity and we're raising money to repair our footpaths © NTPL/Steve Barber

We are the official charity and we're raising money to repair our footpaths

We’re the official charity for this event, taking place on the 15 - 17 May. Come and share the adventure with us. It’s an outdoor playground out there...

Take a break. Just here...

Camping pod at Low Wray Campsite © NTPL/Paul Harris

Camping pod at Low Wray Campsite

As the weather starts to turn warmer, we want to spend even more time in this amazing landscape. Take to the fells, hop on a bike, explore inside one of our houses or castles. Make your stay longer - we’ve 18 cosy holiday cottages and three beautiful campsites to choose from.

Quarry Bank's grant

Follow a choice of seasonal family trails © John Millar

We’ve secured a £3.9m grant from Heritage Lottery Fund to help us restore Quarry Bank. We’ve all we need to start tying the threads of this wonderful story together…

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