Things to see and do

Mother and daughter exploring the grounds in winter

February half term at Sizergh

If you're still planning where to take the kids this half term, there's a full day out to be had on the Sizergh estate.


What's on

Upcoming events

Sizergh Snowflake trail

Sat 16 Feb 2019
Do you know your needles from your dendrites, or your columns from your plates?

Hawfinch Watch

Fri 22 Feb 2019
Wrap up warm, bring your keen eyes and ears and challenge yourself to spot the elusive Hawfinch with the help of our rangers.

The Sizergh Silk Road: from Goa to Antwerp

Sat 16 Mar 2019
Follow the threads of Sizergh’s textile history from the Anthony and Cleopatra Flemish tapestries, to the newly rediscovered bedspread of James II.

Cecilia's Story: A Life in Letters

Sat 16 Mar 2019
Explore Cecilia Strickland's life at Sizergh in the eighteenth century, through her own words.

Heritage Open Days: Sizergh’s Gunpowder Works

Sat 16 Mar 2019
Join this guided walk to Sedgwick gunpowder works and learn some of their secrets

Guided Walk: Sizergh Fell

Mon 18 Mar 2019
Enjoy a 1.5 mile guided walk on Sizergh’s farmed estate.


A family enjoying scones and coffee on the veranda

Sizergh cafe winter menu 

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 it’s easy to enjoy a taste of Sizergh when you visit us.

pork pie

Recipes inspired by Cecilia Strickland  

Check out these recipes inspired by Cecilia Strickland, mistress of Sizergh from the mid-eighteenth century.



Sizergh stumpery opening

Group bookings at Sizergh

Visit Sizergh with your group or club - here's everything you need to know



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.

rural crafts

All in a day's work - in the woods 

Our estate is home to ancient trees, woodland glades and a host of wonderful species. Find out how our ranger team encourage these special habitats and see what’s really involved in a day’s work in the woods...


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

Places to stay at Sizergh


Art and collections

Our collections

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