Sizergh Castle under a moody sky

Beautiful medieval house, with rich gardens and estate

Family exploring the stumpery at Sizergh

A garden for every season at Sizergh 

Winter is here at Sizergh, frost sits on the winter kale in the Kitchen Garden. The brightly coloured cornus stems sing out from the lakeside and can be seen from the driveway approach.


What's on

Upcoming events

Hawfinch Watch

Fri 02 Mar 2018
Wrap up warm, bring your keen eyes and ears and challenge yourself to spot the elusive Hawfinch.

Estate Walks (1.5 miles)

Mon 05 Mar 2018
Join us on a guided tour of the beautiful and diverse Sizergh estate.

Countryside Walks (5 miles)

Sat 10 Mar 2018
Explore Helsington Barrows on this delightful walk and picnic.

Cadbury Egg Hunt

Fri 30 Mar 2018
Grab your wellies and take part in our eggstraodinary 45 minute family trail complete with chocolatey treats. £2.

Nature Explorer Trail

Tue 03 Apr 2018
It's time to go exploring with the whole family!

Countryside Walks (4 miles)

Wed 11 Apr 2018
Discover the Sizergh Estate and Brigsteer Park Wood in this 4 mile walk and picnic.


Visit the Sizergh café this season

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 and all cakes and sweet treats baked in our own kitchen, it’s easy to enjoy a taste of Sizergh when you visit us.





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