Fodor's Expert Review Sizergh Castle

Kendal Castle/Palace

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.

Castle/Palace Garden

Quick Facts

Off A591
Sizergh, Cumbria  LA8 8DZ, England


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: £9.90; gardens only £6.10, £11.50; gardens only £7.50, Castle closed Nov.–mid Mar. and Mon.

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