Lowther Castle
Lowther Castle


We head northwards through the rolling English countryside to the stunning Lake District. Enjoy the stupendous vistas of glacial lakes, rugged mountains and quaint towns as we venture into one of the most visited areas of England. On this tour of Cumbria’s castles and country houses we have the chance to explore the multi-faceted Dalemain, family home to the Hasell-McCosh family, and Wordsworth House, home of the celebrated and much-loved English poet William Wordsworth. We also visit Hutton-in-the-Forest, home of Lord and Lady Inglewood as well as the dramatic historical ruins at Lowther Castle. Continuing our Cumbrian adventure we visit Holker Hall overlooking Morecambe Bay, home to the Cavendish family and one of the most notable country houses in South Lakeland, followed by  Muncaster Castle, which occupies an imposing position over the River Esk. Before we leave Cumbria we will visit the gardens at Sizergh Castle.

Tour highlights:

  • Secrets of Dalemain Tour with refreshments and personal welcome from the owners
  • Entrance to Wordsworth House with introductory talk
  • Historical tour of Lowther Castle
  • Muncaster Castle visit including dinner in the castle
  • Visits to Hutton-in-the-Forest, Holker Hall and Sizergh Castle gardens
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Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Services of a professional tour manager
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
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