Historic Houses in the Lake District

Here you will find our list of stately homes and other grand country houses in Cumbria and the Lakes. You might also like to view historic buildings in the Lake District for attractions that have a strong historic importance but are not classified as stately homes.











Attraction search
in

English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass

Enjoy unlimited FREE entry to over 100 historic sites including castles, abbeys, Roman ruins and prehistoric monuments. Choose from 9 or 16 consecutive day passes.

Buy Your London Visitor Oyster Card

The best way to get around London! A pay-as-you-go smartcard for use on all London Transport, from the Underground to buses. Pre-order for your trip from the British Tourist Authority.

National Trust

National Trust membership

National Trust membership

Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

Membership details

About the National Trust

Featured Historic Hotel
17th Century Orton Hall

17th Century Orton Hall

Orton Hall is a superb Jacobean Mansion built in 1662 standing in 7 acres of its own mature parkland. We have 3 suites, each with its own unique charm. All … more >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
See larger image



British History Quiz

Mary, Queen of Scots was moved here following the failure of the Babington Plot to free her from captivity in 1586



 Clue

This Day in British History

22 February, 1371

David II of Scotland dies in English captivity

David is succeeded by his brother Robert, the first Stewart monarch

Monarch Mayhem

This sickly monarch died at the age of 16, leaving the throne to his elder sister



 Clue




Cark-in-Cartmel (Self catering)
Mulberry Cottage, Cark-in-Cartmel

Mulberry Cottage

This lovely house in Cark sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

More cottages in Cumbria >>

Newlands (Self catering)
The Hayloft, Newlands

The Hayloft

This first floor barn conversion is situated on a working farm in the Newlands Valley and is five miles from Keswick, and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

More cottages in Cumbria >>

Passionate about British Heritage!