Tulips at Sizergh
The stunning rock garden at Sizergh

A garden for every season at Sizergh 

Make the most out of lighter evenings and nicer weather with a stroll around Sizergh's garden, bursting with summer colours.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Garden walks

Thu 19 Jul 2018
Join one of our volunteers for a guided walk around the gardens at Sizergh

Cecilia's Story: A Life in Letters

Thu 19 Jul 2018
Explore Cecilia Strickland's life at Sizergh in the eighteenth century, through her own words.

Guided Walk: Sizergh Fell

Mon 23 Jul 2018
Enjoy a 1.5 mile guided walk on Sizergh’s farmed estate.

Guided Walk: Helsington Church

Mon 23 Jul 2018
Enjoy a 1.5 mile guided walk through ancient trees and historic landscape.

Countryside Walks (5 miles)

Sat 04 Aug 2018
Explore Helsington Barrows on this delightful walk and picnic.

Gardener's Tour

Sun 05 Aug 2018
Come and enjoy a tour of the Sizergh garden with a member of the gardens team.


Visit the Sizergh café this season

Sizergh cafe spring 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 and all cakes and sweet treats baked in our own kitchen, 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.


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