Dalton Castle

Important notice -

We’re working hard to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so, however Dalton Castle is closed.

14th-century tower built to assert the authority of the Abbot of Furness Abbey

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Dalton Castle

History 

Dalton Castle

A brief history of Dalton Castle 

The 14th-century tower known as Dalton Castle was formerly the manorial courthouse of Furness Abbey. Here the abbott exercised his right to hold manorial courts and administer justice within the lordship of Furness, as authorised by the abbey's foundation charter of 1127

Dalton Castle

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Dalton Castle on the National Trust Collections website