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Sizergh Castle

Kendal, England
+44 15395 60951
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Busy sunday

We went on a Sunday but got our timing wrong and should have tried about half two sort of time... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
via mobile

we enjoyed this site staff helpful ,and bigger than we thought ,had a lot of history ,the gardens... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Cheryl B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“national trust” (146 reviews)
“rock garden” (68 reviews)
Kendal, England
Kendal, England
+44 15395 60951
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We went on a Sunday but got our timing wrong and should have tried about half two sort of time. Good place to see with informative staff on a well set out site with good gardens and house which is still occupied by the family....More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

we enjoyed this site staff helpful ,and bigger than we thought ,had a lot of history ,the gardens were really nice worth a visit lots of great paintings x

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Arrived on Sunday lunchtime - car parking horrendous. Supposed to be one way system but very poorly marked out and no car park wardens so cars going any which way and getting stuck in narrow passages. NT have built a new very large café and...More

Thank volvos80
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favourite national trust properties. It has a stunning garden and lake plus the castle is full of wow pieces and famous paintings. It's interesting as it's one of the few catholic strongholds in England and has done very interesting history...More

Thank Torquil M
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Friday, and arriving just after midday the car park was quite full. Having not been to Sizergh Castle for many years it was interesting to see the cafe and shop which serves as the entrance to the grounds. The cafe was...More

Thank Rosiecat55
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great house with plenty of interesting furniture and objects of interest. We were glad to be indoors during the showers. The garden was very pretty if a little damp after the heavy showers. The acers will be wonderful over the coming weeks as their leaves...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A visit to Sizergh Castle was a real pleasure, the house is part of the National Trust and has been owned by the Strickland family for hundreds of years. The grounds are laid out in such a way that allows you to read what plant/flowers...More

Thank Malcolm P
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

As a national trust member my friend and I's admission was free, we attended after visiting Levens Hall prior so it was interesting to see the differences in the building and gardens but equally a good day out visiting both. The gardens at Sizergh were...More

Thank HiiElle
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

A dreary day saw us visit here, although planned the weather was terrible deterring us from the gardens and walks. Nice enough, felt small in size and interesting bits. The staff were pleasant enough, albeit paranoid about the chairs (many of which you could sit...More

Thank Andyhaverson
Reviewed 11 September 2017

called in on the way to cartmel, gardens are very pretty and colourful, house interesting and guides helpful, cafe was clean and had a lovely summer fruit tart.

Thank Fio57
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alisdair t
16 May 2017|
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Response from JMB1239 | Reviewed this property |
Yes: photos are now allowed everywhere inside the House but not with flash. This includes the Inlaid Chamber where photography was formerly forbidden.
cathy m
7 March 2017|
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Response from Flampers | Reviewed this property |
I saw a number of people there walking their dogs in the grounds
Jane S
9 August 2016|
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Response from rockchickNorthWales | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I've no idea I do not live in this area