Brantwood: John Ruskin’s home

One of the most beautifully situated houses in the country; a vibrant centre for the arts, a historic house and a relaxing retreat for the mind.

Filled with many fine paintings and beautiful furniture, the house retains the character of its famous resident.

Set amid 250 acres of gardens and woodland with stunning mountain views across Coniston Water which can be enjoyed from the house, café terrace and garden trails.

Coniston, LA21 8AD
Tel: 015394 41396


Timed tickets: Self guided house visits.

Gardens: 8 unique beautifully designed gardens, natural meadows; woodland.

Terrace Café: All food cooked at Brantwood from fresh ingredients.

The Treasury: An Aladdin’s caves of crystals and minerals.

Severn Gallery: Selling, contemporary art exhibitions.

Jetty: Arrive by Steam Yacht Gondola or Coniston Launch.

Dogs: Welcome on a lead in gardens and café.

Come and stay: In The Lodge, the Coachman’s Quarter’s or The Eyrie.