Swarthmoor Hall is a 16th century country house set in beautiful gardens. A writer commented: “The fictional dramas of Downton Abbey seem relatively tame to the actual events in Swarthmoor Hall’s history. The birthplace of the Quaker movement has all the elements of a great screenplay: love, conflict, conviction and passion.”
Swarthmoor Hall is on the outskirts of Ulverston. M6 – J36. Follow A590 to Ulverston. Turn left off the A590 in the centre of the town following brown tourist road signs.
Currently undergoing some restoration work and maybe closed.
What else is nearby?