Beautiful medieval house, with rich gardens and estate

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Meeting Father Christmas at Sizergh

A Sizergh Christmas 27 Nov - 22 Dec 

Sizergh is all about traditions, so come and enjoy a traditional Christmas at Sizergh! Christmas is about twinkling lights, the smell of pine needles and mulled wine, the taste of Christmas pudding and the excitement of seeing Father Christmas!


What's on

Girl balancing on a fallen tree

Go wild on the wild play trail at Sizergh 

Enjoy an excuse to explore and play in the woods; adults can join in as well! The trail tests your balance, stamina, resolve and your brainpower and it takes you off the beaten track into the depths of the wood allowing you to experience ancient trees, exotic-looking fungi and beautiful ground flora.

Male hawfinch at Sizergh

Spotting Sizergh's elusive Hawfinch

Most people visit Sizergh for its castle, gardens and to explore and enjoy the surrounding landscape, but hiding in the trees lurks another crowd puller …. Hawfinches! Birdwatchers flock to Sizergh to seek out this special visitor.

Upcoming events

Halloween- Children's garden trail 23- 29 October , 10-4pm

Mon 23 Oct 2017
Come and find the clues in our Halloween themed garden trail and earn a tasty treat. No charge for trail. * (Normal admission applies)

Free Monday walks at Sizergh 11.30am and 1.30pm 6 Mar to end of Oct

Mon 23 Oct 2017
Join us on Mondays (6 March to end of October) for Free Monday guided walks at Sizergh 11.30am and 1.30pm. (Excludes Bank holiday Mondays) 11.30am - South estate loop, discovering the ancient archaeology of Sizergh fell. Approximately, 1.5...

Halloween- Pumpkin carving 28-29 October 10.30am-3.30pm

Sat 28 Oct 2017
28-29 October Sizergh Halloween- Pumpkin carving 10.30am-3.30pm Try your hand at Pumpkin carving in our Great Barn. £3 per pumpkin Also rate our own pumpkin carving skills - vote for your favourite. * (Normal admission applies)

Christmas lunches in the Sizergh cafe...weekdays

Mon 27 Nov 2017
Sizergh Monday 27 November - Friday 22 December. Christmas lunch - 2 or 3 courses £18.50 / £21.95 Monday - Friday only *BE

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop 30 Nov and 7 and 14 Dec

Thu 30 Nov 2017
Thursday 7 and 14 December Christmas Wreath Making Workshop 9.30am-12.30pm Create and take home your own Christmas wreath made with foliage from the Sizergh estate. Price includes light seasonal refreshments. £39 per person *BE

Christmas Cake Decorating Workshop 1 ,8 and 15 Dec

Fri 01 Dec 2017
1, 8 and 15 December Christmas Cake Decorating Workshop 9.30am-12.30pm Try Christmas cake decorating with tuition by Grace our award-winning baker. Ice and decorate a fruit cake (provided) ready to take home and enjoy. Price...


Visit the Sizergh café this season

Enjoy a taste of Sizergh this autumn

In the shadow of Sizergh Castle, our contemporary café is open seven days a week from 10am. With fresh, seasonal produce grown in the garden used in our food and all cakes and sweet treats baked in our own kitchen, it’s easy to enjoy a taste of Sizergh when you visit us.



Discover the new seasonal ranges in the Sizergh shop

A souvenir from Sizergh

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



Discovering the house at Sizergh

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

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 (Erithacus rubecula) in December near Bradworthy, Devon

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

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!


An introduction to the Lake District World Heritage Site 

The Lake District was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in early July 2017. It is now part of a special family of iconic places across the planet, like the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu, Easter Island, the Barrier Reef, the Grand Canyon and many other world famous locations.


Places to stay


Art and collections

Our collections

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