Sizergh Castle Garden
(See also Sizergh Castle)
Sizergh Castle's 14 acres of gardens were first laid out in the 18th century. They feature a noted limestone rock garden (added in 1926 by an Ambleside firm), a lake, wildflower garden, water garden, and a rose garden. Bulbs and herbaceous borders add colour.
The garden includes part of the National collection of Hardy Ferns. A southern, walled exposure provides a mini climate for such plants as a Brown Turkey fig. Walks lead through ancient woodlands and butterfly loving pastures with views over the fells.
Location Map of Sizergh Castle Garden
Sizergh Castle & Garden is under the care of the National Trust.
Location: Off the A590/591,3 miles south of Kendal at Sizergh, Cumbria, LA8 8AE.
Tel. 01539 560070
Fax. 01539 561621
Website: Sizergh Castle and Garden
Open: house, 2nd week March-first week Nov, Mon-Thu and Sun, 1-5pm; garden/cafe/shop Jan-1st week Feb, weekends, 11am-4pm; 2nd and 3rd weeks Feb, daily, 11am-4pm; last week Feb-1st week March, weekends, 11am-4pm; 2nd week March-end Oct, daily, 11am-5pm; Nov-end Dec, daily, 11am-4pm; estate open year round, daily 9am-5pm
Note: Please check opening times and dates before visiting in case of changes.
Photos courtesy of Tony Richard
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