The Lake District Sights

Sizergh Castle

  • Off A591 Map It
  • Sizergh
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Fodor's Review

One of the Lake District's finest fortified houses, Sizergh Castle has a 58-foot-tall tower that dates from 1340, more than 1,600 acres of grounds, and the national fern collection. Expanded in Elizabethan times, the castle includes outstanding oak-paneled interiors with intricately carved chimneypieces and oak furniture. The estate has ancient woodland, and there are good walks here. Sizergh is 3½ miles south of Kendal.

Sight Information

Address:

Off A591, Sizergh, LA8 8AE, England

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Phone:

015395-60951

Sight Details:

  • £9.90; gardens only £6.10
  • Castle mid-Mar.–Oct., Sun.–Thurs. noon–4 (also 11–noon and 4–5 by guided tour). Gardens mid-Mar.–Oct., Mon.–Sun. 10–5

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