Mirehouse & Gardens

Mirehouse is a “Manor from Heaven” according to Melvyn Bragg. Set in stunning landscape between mountainside and Bassenthwaite Lake, the gardens include a tranquil walled garden planted for bees, a terraced Poetry Walk and woodland playgrounds. The house has a wealth of unique literary connections – over the years the Spedding family has had close links with Tennyson, Southey and Thomas Carlyle. As visitors wander through this living family home, they enjoy a relaxed welcome, live piano music flowing from room to room and a chance for younger visitors to play in the Victorian nursery or follow the history trail.

Mirehouse, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4QE
Tel: 017687 72287 www.mirehouse.com

OPENING TIMES

Apr – Oct, Wed, Thurs and Sun. 
House: 1.30 – 4.30pm. Gardens, playgrounds & tearoom: daily 10am – 5pm. 

DIRECTIONS

3 miles north of Keswick on A591. Parking in Dodd Wood pay and display car park opposite main entrance.

Dogs welcome on leadsChildren's playgroundTearoomGroup visitsFacilities for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility

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