Blackwell – The Arts & Crafts house

Fall in love with a stunning Lake District historic house and a masterpiece of 20th century design.

Filled with original decorative features, furniture and objects by leading Arts & Crafts designers, artists and makers, enjoy the tranquillity of each room and discover Blackwell’s fascinating history as a family home and wartime school. 

With picture-perfect views, this Grade I listed house is a place that never fails to inspire.

What else is nearby?

Brockhole –  the Lake District Visitor Centre

Levens Hall

Rydal Mount

Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3JT
Tel: 015394 46139


Exhibitions and events: House of the Setting Sun.
In its 120th year, Blackwell celebrates the enduring legacy of artistic exchange between Britain and Japan. 

Contemporary Craft Shop: work from the best contemporary craft makers selected for their quality and beauty. 

Tea Room: seasonal light lunches and homemade tempting treats. 

Garden Terraces: picture-perfect view of Windermere and Coniston Fells; outdoor seating, country garden.

Dogs: welcome on Tea Room terrace.

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