Sizergh

Beautiful medieval house, with rich gardens and estate

Sizergh

Things to see and do

Children on a Cadbury Egg Hunt at Easter

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt 14-17 April, 11am-4pm

Join us for the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt a fun family trail around the Sizergh garden and surrounding fields, don’t forget to bring your wellies! A tasty chocolate treat will be waiting for you at the end of the trail. £2pp, normal entry fees apply to non NT members.

Children playing amongst the spring daffodils at Sizergh

A garden for every season at Sizergh 

Spring is here in the Sizergh garden. The original Lakeland daffodils will soon be flowering on wildflower bank along with Narcissus pseudonarcissus.

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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

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

Mon 27 Mar 2017
11:30-13:00
Join us on Mondays (6 March to end of October) for Free Monday guided walks at Sizergh 11.30am and 1.30pm. 11.30am - South estate loop, discovering the ancient archaeology of Sizergh fell. Approximately, 1.5 miles 1.30pm - North estate...

Hawfinches at Sizergh 17, 18 ,24, 25 and 31 March 8-10am

Fri 31 Mar 2017
08:00-10:00
Come and have chance to spot one of these rare visitors to Sizergh's hornbeam trees with expert help on hand from Rob our ranger. 8am-10am. No charge for event. Café open from 9am.

Hawfinches at Sizergh 1, 7 and 8 April

Sat 01 Apr 2017
08:00-10:00
Come and have chance to spot one of these rare visitors to Sizergh's hornbeam trees with expert help on hand from Rob our ranger. 8am-10am. No charge for event. Café open from 9am.

Seasonal garden walks 1st Sunday of the month 2 April 11am-12pm and 1.30-2.30pm

Sun 02 Apr 2017
11:00-12:00
Join a member of the Sizergh garden team for a seasonal garden walks. 1st Sunday of every month 11am-12pm and 1.30-2.30pm

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, Fri 14 Sat 15 Sun 16and Mon 17 April 11am-4pm

Fri 14 Apr 2017
11:00-16:00
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt .Bring your wellies, and enjoy a fun day out this Easter. Come and take part in the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt challenge and enjoy a tasty chocolate treat. 11am - 4pm. £2 per trail. Garden entrance applies to non members.

Seasonal garden walks 1st Sunday of the month 7 May 11am-12pm and 1.30-2.30pm

Sun 07 May 2017
11:00-12:00
Join a member of the Sizergh garden team for a seasonal garden walks. 1st Sunday of every month 11am-12pm and 1.30-2.30pm
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Eating

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Shopping

Winter shopping at Sizergh

A souvenir from Sizergh

Why not treat yourself or loved ones to lovely gifts and tasty treats. Open 10-4 daily

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History

Two visitors experiencing the new exhibition room at Sizergh Castle, Cumbria

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.

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Wildlife

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.

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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! Join us for Volunteer Taster Days on 2 and 4 March.

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