Blackwell The Arts & Crafts House

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.

What else is nearby?

Brockhole –  the Lake District Visitor Centre

Levens Hall

Sizergh Castle

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


Opening times and facilities may be different to anything published here due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Confirm details on the members own website.



Just off the A5074 (Lyth Valley Road) on the B5360. GPS Location N54°20.572, W2°55.31

Free parking Family friendly events  Tearoom Gift Shop Group visits  Facilities for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility

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