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Lowther Castle

Attractions History & culture

You'll find the massive ruined castle and gardens at Lowther, on a limestone escarpment at the northern edge of the Lake District National Park. The 130 acre, Grade II listed site contains the remnants of at least three significant buildings and an abandoned garden. Once famous as one of Englands greatest gardens, its been unseen for 70 years. Now, youll be able to admire once again a garden that few have seen, and to see the conservation craftsmen and women at work on the castle and the gardens. Its one of the largest such projects in Britain, a rare opportunity to see the restoration of true grandeur.

  • Location Macdonald Leeming House
  • Date range Year round

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Hotel in Ullswater

Macdonald Leeming House 4 Stars

Macdonald Leeming House is one of the finest 4-star hotels in Cumbria. Set in 22 acres of beautiful grand gardens in the Lake District, our 200 year old country house hotel offers the best of our breathtaking scenery and fine facilities.

  • Traditional country house charm
  • Majestic views of the Lake District
  • Relaxing rural location ideal for Lake District activities
  • Helipad amenities
  • 41 elegant bedrooms, some with private balconies
  • Free onsite parking
  • Dogs welcome in some Executive Rooms only for additional charge
  • Croquet lawn

from £94.00 per room per stay

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