Swarthmoor Hall

Swarthmoor Hall is a 16th century country house set in beautiful gardens. Visitors speak about its tranquillity.

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.”

There are six historic rooms to view with a fine selection of 17th century furniture. The new barn café continues the Hall’s centuries old reputation for hospitality, serving delicious sweet and savoury dishes sourced from talented local artisans and food producers – Jumping Jenny and the Fat Flour Bakery.


20 Feb – 29 Oct, Hall: Mon – Fri (except the last Thur of each month) 10.30am – 4.30pm.  Sat, Sun & last Thur each month 1.30- 4.30pm.

6 Jan – 19 Feb & 30 Oct –22 Dec. The Barn Café: Fri – Mon10.30am – 4pm.  20 Feb – 29 Oct 7 days a week 10.30am – 4.30pm


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.

Swarthmoor Hall Lane, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 0JQ
Tel: 01229 583204

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