STAY WITH US

  • Damson Dene Hotel
    Near Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Riverside Hotel
    Located in Kendal town centre
  • Newby Bridge Hotel
    Overlooking Lake Windermere
  • Cuckoo Brow Inn
    Close to Lake Windermere
Best Rate Guaranteed. Book Direct and receive a £10 spending voucher.

Sizergh Castle and the Gardens

Lynn

Meet Lynn

Lynn has worked for the Riverside Hotel, for almost 10 years, as the Head Housekeeper. She has grown up in Kendal, and has raised her 4 children here. Lynn loves to explore the Lake District with her kids and always finds new and interested things to keep the kids occupied.  

"Sizergh Castle is great for a day out as there's lots for the kids and the adults to do! The grounds are very romantic and peaceful with a great lilly pond filled with koi fish. There is very much a Victorian feeling about this place. If you visit just before the Summer, the daffodils are at the height of their bloom, and it's amazing to sit  There is a little lunch area with picnic tables, joined onto an orchard and a beehive. We brought a picnic with us, and the kids love it! There's a pub/restaurant nearby called the Strickland Arms that's a stone's throw from the Castle after a day at the Castle and gardens!”

The impressive Sizergh Castle, a 58-foot tall tower, around 3 miles outside of Castle, has been the family home of the Strickland family since Medieval times. Although they still live there, the property is still managed by the National Trust and open to the public. 


The Kids at the Branch House Walk

The Kids at the Branch House Walk

Lynn and her Kids at the Castle

Lynn and her Kids at the Castle

Sizergh Castle and Gardens

Sizergh Castle and Gardens


Share our site

Let us keep you in touch

Join our mailing list to receive our exclusive email only offers.

South Lakes Hotels

© South Lakes Hotels. Local Links.
Designed by WebPred

Our Favourite

Our Top Autumn Events for 2017

  21st – 24th September – Festival of the Fells Festival of the Fells is essentially a celebration of all things Fells and our love for Ambleside! “It’s a mountain,...

Helvellyn Walk

Starting in the village of Glenridding, the 14.1 km ascent of Helvellyn begins, at a modest 950m above sea level. Helvellyn is probably one of the most popular ridge walks...

Beatrix Potter & The Lake District

If there's one name that springs to mind when thinking of the Lake District’s artistic greats, Beatrix Potter is likely to be it. Beatrix Potter loved life in the Lake...

Our Guide to Local Breweries

Home to the highest concentration of small breweries in Great Britain, the Lake District is full to the brim of incredible quality real ales and the likes. Take our word...

Top 2017 Easter Events in the Lake District

  1st – 23rd April – Lakeland Maze Park Farm Easter Activities Whatever the weather, Lakeland Maze Farm Park is a real Easter egg-stravaganza for all the family. Join in...

Family Days Out

Just a few of the many marvellous, family-friendly places you can visit in the Lake District! Greenlands Farm Couples, friends and families can have a wonderful day out at Greenlands...

The Quaker Tapestry Exhibition

After 15 years, 77 panels, 4,000 people, 15 countries, and a young boy named Jonathan who wanted ‘something more interesting to do than colouring in’, the Quaker Tapestry was born.I...

Culture and Heritage in the Lake District

Finding inspiration in and around the Lake District is undeniably simple, where latter-day creativity builds on a heritage of artistic innovators, dating as far back as before the 18th Century....

Try Something New

Embarking on a series of adventures in a setting that holds a myriad of inspiration and beauty is something you’ll struggle to turn down. The Lake District is famous for...

Rainy Days Out

 There's no denying that the Lake District is known for it's gorgeous landscapes and for what it can offer in the outdoors but there's also so much adventure behind closed...

Contact Us (all but home)

  • Damson Dene Hotel - 015395 68676
  • Riverside Hotel - 01539 734861
  • Newby Bridge Hotel - 015395 31222
  • Cuckoo Brow - 015394 43425
  • Bay Villa - 015395 36793

  • e: contactus@bestlakesbreaks.co.uk