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Lowther Castle sits on a majestic elevated spot a few miles south of Penrith. Surrounded by acres of woodland and ancient gardens, the ruined castle is a stunning place to visit for families of all sizes and ages. An adventure playground in the...more
My 2 girls and husband went, very reasonable for a family (£30). The building was stunning and had the normal exhibitions. History behind the building was good, even though it is classed as ruins. The garden holds lots of hidden gems, tree swings and a...More
We visited on a lovely warm day with our children, 12 and 8. It was great to read about the history before seeing the ruins and then the gardens and woodland were beautiful. So many little gems dotted around. The kids loved the playground and...More
My fiancé, myself & our 2 dogs visited here yesterday before we headed back to Warwickshire after a week of walking in the Lake District National Park.
It was a lovely sunny day and great to sit in the grounds to have our packed lunch...More
We had a great visit on a hot and sunny day. The exhibition was bigger than I expected and covered a variety of castle related things. They were even happy for the dog to be in the exhibition although there is not a lot of...More
We had a visit here on the way back down from Scotland. We picked it as it had recommendations for children to play on the 'mini castle'. We did check out a few pictures before we arrived, but this was nothing compared to the kids...More
Living in the local area we regularly visit Lowther Castle and Gardens and absolutely love the place, the walks are fantastic, so many different routes you can take and so much to see, I’m sure I discover new things every time I go. My little...More
A great place to meet up with some friends from Carlisle with whom we were staying the night. Gathered together in the car park and after a very good lunch set off to see the exhibition and the gardens.
My friend had lent me his...More
We were visiting a number of Houses & Castles in the area & Lowther is right up there amongst the best. Easy parking, very interesting display & lovely gardens. Courtyard with Cafe & shops also very high class. I'm sure that children will thoroughly enjoy...More
Really enjoyed our visit. From a distance it looks a magnificent castle. It is mainly a ruin inside with some of it renovated. The gardens were huge with several summer houses hid in the woods & a squirrel hide. There is also a fort for...More