The Lake District Sights

Lowther Castle

  • Off A6 Map It
  • Lowther
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

On 130 acres of parkland and gardens, the 1806 Lowther Castle fell into disrepair during the second half of the 20th century. Once used as a chicken farm, this fairy-tale structure is currently being carefully restored. Its turrets can be seen from all over the grounds, which are carpeted with wildflowers, dotted with living willow sculptures, and filled with tree swings and other play areas for the kids. The gallery has ornate Italian plaster decoration, and the café is a fine spot for afternoon tea and cake.

Sight Information

Address:

Off A6, Lowther, CA10 2HH, England

Map It

Phone:

01931-712192

Sight Details:

  • £8
  • Daily 10–5

Published 08/18/2015

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