Sizergh is a 1,600 acre estate that has been the home of the Strickland family for over 800 years. Sizergh house is a medieval manor. Visitors are invited to explore their extensive collections of art and objects. The gardens are perfect for an afternoon walk and visitors can admire the orchards and woodland. Alternatively, you can stay closer to the house and wander among kitchen gardens and the limestone rock garden. There is also an outdoor play area perfect for children to climb and explore thought woodland on a mile-long loop! After an afternoon of adventure, take a break in the cafe and take a look around the second-hand bookshop.

Things to do:

  • Explore rich orchards, gardens and take a look at the mirror lake!
  • Wild, natural play area for children consisting of climbing frames and rope swings through woodland trails.
  • Art displays inside the medieval manor house.
  • A café that serves hot and cold food and drink.
  • Second-hand bookshop.


Designated disabled parking is available.

Assistance dogs are welcome on the whole property. Pet dogs must stay out the gardens.

There is level access through the ground floor of the house and to the café. Wheelchair accessible paths go to the gardens but please be aware the wider estate is left natural. The parkland is uneven and rough terrain accessed using stiles. A wheelchair is free to hire from reception. Also, a ramp into the house is available upon request.

An accessible toilet is available.

Induction loops are available.

For more information on accessibility, opening times and more, click here.

To visit another National Trust garden in Cumbria, click here.

Q Are dogs welcome?

There are not allowed in the manor or gardens but are welcome on the wider estate.

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