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David Hockney, A Rake's Progress
A Rake's Progress by David Hockney at Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Thu 28 Sep - Fri 22 Dec 2017

Kendal 01539 722 464

 
 
 
Art Workshop
Art Workshop with Patrick Corbett at Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin

Fri 20 Oct 2017

Coniston 015394 41396

 
 
 
Common Blue by John Ford
Glenfender Wildlife by John Ford at Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin

Fri 14 Apr - Tue 31 Oct 2017

Coniston 015394 41396

 
 
 
LAND | SEA | LIFE
LAND | SEA | LIFE at Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Fri 20 Oct 2017 - Sat 17 Feb 2018

Kendal 01539 722 464

 
 
 
Percy Kelly: Crosby Villas
Percy Kelly - Line Of Beauty: A Retrospective at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery

Sat 23 Sep 2017 - Sun 28 Jan 2018

Carlisle 01228 618718

 
 

Selected stately homes

Tatton Park

Knutsford 01625 374400

 
 
 
Capesthorne Hall

Macclesfield 01625 861221

 
 

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 Tatton Park
VisitEngland Award For ExcellenceNational Trust

Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN, Tel: 01625 374400, Email

Tatton Park is often quoted as England's most complete historic estate, with its fine Georgian mansion full of art treasures and original furnishings.

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  • Rail station: Knutsford (3 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Capesthorne Hall
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Capesthorne Hall, Siddington, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9JY, Tel: 01625 861221, Email

The much-loved home where the Bromley-Davenports and their ancestors have lived since Domesday times.

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  • Rail station: Macclesfield (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Peover Hall and Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Over Peover, Knutsford, WA16 9HW, Tel: 01565 724220, Email

A fully-furnished, Elizabethan manor-house with Carolean stables and gardens. It was General Patton's 3rd Army Headquarters for their first 6 month stay in Britain during World War II.

 
 
 
Tabley House
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Tabley House, Tabley Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0HB, Tel: 01565 750151, Email

The finest Palladian house in the northwest, Tabley was designed by John Carr of York for the Leicester family. It houses one of the finest collections of English paintings, including works by Turner, Reynolds, Lawrence and Dobson.

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  • Rail station: Knutsford (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
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Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

 

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH, Tel: 015394 35544

Explore the traditional Lakeland cottage and home of the famous poet William Wordsworth and discover what life was like at the turn of the 19th Century.

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  • Rail station: Windermere (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Dorfold Hall

 
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Acton, Nr Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 8LD, Tel: 01270 625245

A Jacobean house built in 1616, with beautifully-plastered ceilings, oak panelling and woodland garden.

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  • Rail station: Nantwich (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
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Holehird Garden at Holehird Gardens

 

Patterdale Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1NP, Tel: 015394 46008

The Lakeland Horticultural Society exists to promote the art, science and practice of horticulture, with particular reference to conditions in the Lake District.

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  • Rail station: Windermere (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Carlisle Castle

 
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Castle Way, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8UR, Tel: 01228 591922

Impressive and formidable, Carlisle Castle amply repays exploration of its absorbing 900-year history. Long commanding the especially turbulent western end of the Anglo-Scottish border, Carlisle has witness many conflicts and sieges.

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  • Rail station: Carlisle (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
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Ness Gardens

 
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Ness, SOUTH WIRRAL, Cheshire, CH64 4AY, Tel: 01513 530123

Botanic and pleasure gardens, plus educational features.

 
 
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Shap Abbey

 

Shap, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3NB, Tel: 0191 2691200

The impressive full-height 15thC tower and other remains of a remote abbey of Premonstratensian 'white canons'.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (10 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
 
 
 
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Speke Hall, Gardens & Estate

 
National Trust

The Walk, Liverpool, L24 1XD, Tel: 0151 427 7231

Speke Hall is a rare Tudor timber-framed manor house in a most unusual setting on the banks of the River Mersey.

 
 
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Holker Hall and Gardens

 

Cark in Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7PL, Tel: 015395 58328

Victorian stately home, set in 25 acres of stunning gardens and ancient deer park. Holker has its own cafe, brasserie, gift shop and food hall, and hosts an annual programme of special events.

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  • Rail station: Cark-in-Cartmel (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
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Brougham Castle

 

Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2AA, Tel: 01768 862488

Picturesque Brougham Castle was begun in the early 13thC by Robert de Vieuxpont, near the site of a Roman fort guarding the crossing of the River Eamont.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Hutton in the Forest

 
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9TH, Tel: 017684 84449

Historic house based on a medieval pele tower with substantial 17th, 18th and 19thC additions. The house contains fine collections of furniture, ceramics, tapestry and portraits and is still a private residence.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Quaker Tapestry Exhibition & Museum at Quaker Tapestry Museum & Cafe

 
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Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4BH, Tel: 01539 722975

Family friendly award winning museum with an internationally created exhibition of 77 captivating and colourful embroidery panels and interative displays.

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  • Rail station: Kendal (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Kirklinton Hall and Gardens at Kirklinton Hall

 
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Kirklinton, Carlisle, CA6 6BB, Tel: 01228 231045

Beautifully atmospheric 17th Century country house ruin, built from the stone of the original 12th Century de Boyville castle. Family picnics, small cafe, special events, film and fashion shoots, corporate functions, parties and weddings.

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  • Rail station: Carlisle (6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Halecat Garden Nursery & Gardens

 

Halecat House, Witherslack, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6RT, Tel: 015395 52096

Traditional garden nursery with a wide selection of interesting plants. Adjoining formal garden.

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  • Rail station: Kendal (10 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Ordsall Hall Museum

 

Ordsall Lane, Salford, M5 3AN, Tel: 0161 872 0251

Ordsall Hall - Salford's Grade 1 listed Tudor manor house - was first recorded in 1177.

 
 
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Adlington Hall

 
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Adlington Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4LF, Tel: 01625 827595

Adlington Hall, the home of the Leghs of Adlington, since 1315, was built on the site of a hunting-lodge which stood in the Forest of Macclesfield in 1040.

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  • Rail station: Adlington (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Bramhall Hall at Bramall Hall

 
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Bramhall Park, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 3NX, Tel: 0161 485 3708

A superb example of a Cheshire black and white timber framed manor-house, providing an historic record spanning 6 centuries.

 
 
 
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Quarry Bank Mill (NT)

 
National Trust

Styal, Nr Wilmslow, SK9 4LA, Tel: 01625 527468

A Georgian cotton mill in the heart of rural Cheshire, now an award-winning museum and the only water-powered cotton mill in the world.

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  • Rail station: Wilmslow (2 miles)
  • Children welcome
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Hadrian's Wall

 

Hadrian's Wall & Housesteads Fort, Barbon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 6NN, Tel: 01937 831865

Hadrian's Wall is a spectacular World Heritage Site, marching 73 miles from sea to sea across some of the wildest and most dramatic country in England.

 
 
 
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Stagshaw Garden at Stagshaw Gardens

 

Stagshaw Lane, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0HE, Tel: 015394 46027

Woodland garden including fine collections of rhododendrons and azaleas. Ericaceous trees and shrubs including magnolias, camellias and embothriums. Views over Windermere.

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  • Rail station: Windermere (4 miles)
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Astley Hall Museum and Art Gallery

 

Astley Park, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1NP, Tel: 01257 515151

Astley Hall is a Grade I listed historic house set within the beautiful surroundings of Astley Park.

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  • Rail station: Chorley (1.6 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access