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Beautiful medieval house with rich gardens and estate

Sizergh, near Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8DZ

On a sunny day, the courtyard of a stone house with crenellations

Important notice

Please note, the Wild Play Trail is closed until further notice. Sizergh will be closed for three days, on 20, 21 and 22 May. This is to enable us to carry out urgent resurfacing works on the drive.

Planning your visit

Aerial view of Sizergh, its gardens and estate. The house is a grey stone building, and its set amongst green parkland and gardens. At the front of the house is a large pond.

Access at Sizergh | Lake District 

We want to make sure that Sizergh is accessible for all visitors. The historic house, gardens and estate we care for present challenges in creating access for all, but we are taking steps to ensure that as many people as possible are able to experience Sizergh’s history and beauty. Here you’ll find information about access across the different areas of Sizergh and how to make the most of your visit.

Family, seen from behind, taking part in a spring trail at Sizergh. They're walking up towards the Visitor Centre. Mum has a long red coat on, little boy has a cap, grey hoodie and yellow tracksuit bottoms, dad is wearing jeans, a rucksack and a cap, and little girl is wearing wellies and a navy blue coat.

Family-friendly things to do at Sizergh 

Whether you’re after a wild play area to let little legs run off some steam, a peaceful garden for a pram-friendly walk, or a children’s trail through a house filled with treasures, there’s something for all ages at Sizergh.

Visitors walking their dogs in the garden at Sizergh, Cumbria

Visiting Sizergh with your dog 

Sizergh is a two pawprint rated place. Find out which areas of the estate you can explore with your dog.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland


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