Fall in love with the most beautiful house in the Lake District.
Designed by architect Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott, this Grade I listed historic house is a masterpiece of twentieth century craftsmanship. Discover original decorative features, furniture and objects by leading Arts & Crafts designers. Blackwell invites you to enjoy the tranquillity of the beautiful house with its impressive views over the lake, learn about its history as a family home and school, and enjoy special talks and events throughout the year.
Leave time to treat yourself to homemade lunch or cake in the Tea Room and to browse the contemporary craft shop, which showcases the very best of British craftsmanship. Parking is free – so there’s no need to rush.
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Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3JT
Tel: 015394 46139 www.blackwell.org.uk
Open daily. Mar – Oct: House and Shop 10:30am – 5pm, Tea Room 10am – 5pm.
Nov – Feb: House and Shop 10:30am – 4pm, Tea Room 10am-4pm.
Closed 25 and 26 Dec.
See website for Jan closed dates.
Just off the A5074 (Lyth Valley Road) on the B5360. GPS Location N54°20.572, W2°55.31