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Great wild woodland trail

Knew the castle was not open but heard wonderful things about the woodland trail and we were not... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Preston, United Kingdom
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A nice day out on New Years Day

Wanting to get out in the unexpected New Years Day sunshine we headed for Sizergh Castle. Although... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
Upton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Knew the castle was not open but heard wonderful things about the woodland trail and we were not disappointed. My little boy loved it, it was a real adventure for him. The cafe was also lovely and served the nicest elderflower cordial I have ever...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lancslass34
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Wanting to get out in the unexpected New Years Day sunshine we headed for Sizergh Castle. Although the house was closed, the gardens and grounds were open. In fact the place was really busy when we arrived due to an “Orienteering “ event taking place....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andy_from_Wirral
Reviewed 1 January 2019

The Strickland family still lives here in part of the Castle. It is almost all original and the fabrics are showing their age, but it is beautiful. So nice to think of an age gone by as you take a tour. Highly recommended, especially if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Called for lunch and enjoyed it as we have done in the past. Very popular as there are a number of signposted walks from this location. Well worth a visit in glorious countryside, with our without a walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David R
Reviewed 31 December 2018

this was a beautiful castle and the history was so interesting it is obviously lovingly looked after and is definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank amanda j
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Looking at a garden on a dull, foggy late December day and thinking it’s fantastic has to be the best compliment I can give. The standards of maintenance at Sizergh garden are superb. Mulched, labelled, cared for and already showing signs of promise, the rock...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 499angelah
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

House closed for the time of the year which was advertised on the website- which was a shame as have heard positive reviews about the same. Grounds and cafe open - grounds able to stroll around and can see continuing development with them and will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RichardC826
Reviewed 10 December 2018

The house is full of interest, all the garden is beautiful but the vegetable garden is incredible. We visited in mid-summer when it was in full swing, and it was like a work of art. Absolutely cram-packed with flourishing vegetables and complementary flowers arranged and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hertford_12
Reviewed 22 November 2018

We walked from Kendal to Sizergh. The staff didn't know about buses back, even though the NT has such green credentials, but they were happy to look it up on their computer. The grounds were still beautiful and the cafe very good.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank daysaway68
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Revisit after 20 yrs! Absolutely terrific building packed with period features, beautiful furniture, artwork and information. Really friendly, helpful staff and super grounds. Took a visiting, well travelled aunt who rated it higher than many other great houses.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Linda E
2 March 2019|
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Response from lankylass1973 | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry only just seen the question , you don't need to be a member to enjoy the castle you just pay at the reception , not sure what is open at the moment , the website will tell you ,you don't even need to go into the... More
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Response from nickandangels | Reviewed this property |
There isn’t a play park or anything that is aimed at entertaining really young children.