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Mirehouse & Gardens

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Very quick visit

I had the pleasure of seeing part of this magnificent house whilst I was looking after my client at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cheryl B
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Balsham, United Kingdom
Quick stop off.

Staying in Portinscale, this is a short distance for us, so we arrived just after twelve on a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Barry J
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Welcoming family run manor house with unusual literary connections in the North Lake District. Open to visitors for things to do on a full day out, set in a stunning location between Skiddaw and Bassenthwaite Lake. Visitors of all ages welcome to...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Mirehouse Keswick | Lake District, Keswick CA12 4QE, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of seeing part of this magnificent house whilst I was looking after my client at the Calvert trust. I would love to get the chance to have a proper look around the house and grounds which looked stunning..hopefully next year when...More

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Janaki S, Manager at Mirehouse & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you and we look forward to your return

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Portinscale, this is a short distance for us, so we arrived just after twelve on a Wednesday, in a heavy drizzle. Expecting a thity muinets to an hour in the house and garden. We were supprised be the freindlienes, that we received and...More

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Janaki S, Manager at Mirehouse & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much and we would love you to come back.

Reviewed 18 August 2018

This house gave a real feeling of being a family home and had lots of interesting and informative artifacts. However, for me the real treat was the presence of live music in the form of a wonderful pianist. One was able to sit in comfort...More

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Janaki S, Manager at Mirehouse & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

We are very lucky with our pianists and are delighted that they are so appreciated

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to wander around for a few hours on a rainy day. Park opposite in the forest car park, ticket machines were broken so free parking. Lovely lakeside walk easily sign posted, didn't see another person all the way around. Nice paddle in the...More

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Janaki S, Manager at Mirehouse & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review

Reviewed 5 August 2018

You park in the Forestry Commission Pay & Display Car Park at Dodd Wood and cross the A591 to walk down a long drive to the House. Warning - you'll need over 2 hours stay to really appreciate all Mirehouse has to offer. It has...More

1  Thank mikeandros
Janaki S, Manager at Mirehouse & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

What a lovely review - thank you

Reviewed 29 July 2018

A warm and friendly house set in beautiful surroundings with lots of history to enjoy while listening to beautiful live piano music

Thank vickyrose2018
Janaki S, Manager at Mirehouse & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you - it's lovely that our pianists are so appreciated

Reviewed 25 July 2018

We spent an hour here looking around the house and listening to one of the ladies playing the piano. Will definitely be back to visit the gardens.

Thank Margaret L
Janaki S, Manager at Mirehouse & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

We look forward to your return visit - thank you!

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Slightly off the beaten track, north of Keswick, I would definitely recommend. Visit on the afternoons when the house is open. A joint ticket for house and gardens at about £8 is well worth the money. The garden ticket is £4, not expensive, but it...More

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Janaki S, Manager at Mirehouse & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed oyr visit to Mirehouse gardens but didn't see the house. It doesn't take long to walk but very pretty and the kids loved the little tucked away obstacle course. We did get a little confused when we arrived as the parking is across...More

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Janaki S, Manager at Mirehouse & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your visit and your review - much appreciated

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The house was closed on the day of our visit so just did the gardens. I think they have been without a gardener for a long time as very unkempt and lots of work needed to bring it up to scratch. Even the dry conditions...More

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Janaki S, Manager at Mirehouse & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

As noticed it's been an unusually hot and dry spell for Cumbria. Thank you for your visit anyway.

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