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Ouse Bridge - Mathias Reed
A Celebration of Watercolours at Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Wed 27 Sep - Sat 23 Dec 2017

Grasmere 015394 35544

 
 
 
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

 
 
 
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

 
 
 
Half Term Horrors
Half Term Horrors at Lowther Castle & Gardens

Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

Penrith 01931 712192

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

Fri 20 Oct 2017 - Sat 17 Feb 2018

Kendal 01539 722 464

 
 

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
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Clifton Hall

 

Clifton Hall Farm, Clifton, Penrith, Cumbria, LA13 0TJ, Tel: 0191 2691200

This 15th-century tower, sole surviving part of the manor house of the Wybergh family, was plundered by Jacobites in 1745 before the Battle of Clifton Moor, the last battle fought on English soil.

 
 
 
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Rode Hall at Rode Hall and Gardens

 
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Rode Hall, Scholar Green, Cheshire, ST7 3QP, Tel: 01270 873237

An 19th century house set in a Repton Landscape containing fine furniture and porcelain. The garden is renowned for snowdrops in February followed by rhododendrons and azaleas in May.

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  • Rail station: Kidsgrove (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
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Clitheroe Castle Museum

 

Castle Hill, Castle Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1BA, Tel: 01200 424568

Hilltop castle with displays tracing local history, a 12th-century keep, extensive grounds and cafe.

 
 
 
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Warton Old Rectory at English Heritage

 

Warton Old Rectory, Carnforth, LA5 9PQ, Tel: 01612 421400

A rare survival of a large 14th-century stone house with great hall and chambers. It served as a residence and courthouse for the wealthy and powerful rectors of Warton.

 
 
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Whalley Abbey Gatehouse

 

Whalley Abbey Gatehouse, Whalley, Lancashire, BB7 9SS, Tel: 0370 333 1181

The 14th-century gatehouse of the nearby Cistercian abbey, the second wealthiest monastery in Lancashire, beside the River Calder. The first floor was probably a chapel.

 
 
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Sizergh House at Sizergh Castle - National Trust

 
National Trust

Nr Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8AE, Tel: 015395 60951

With more than 750 years of history and centuries-old portraits sitting alongside modern family photographs, this medieval house certainly feels lived in; indeed it is still home to the Strickland family.

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  • Rail station: Oxenholme (3 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Sandbach Crosses

 

Sandbach Crosses, Market Square, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 1HJ, Tel: 0800 015 0516

The two massive Saxon stone crosses, elaborately carved with animals and Biblical scenes including the Nativity of Christ and the Crucifixion, dominate the cobbled market square of Sandbach.

 
 
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Cholmondeley Castle at Cholmondeley Castle Gardens

 
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8AH, Tel: 01829 720383

Extensive ornamental gardens dominated by romantic Gothic Castle, built in 1801 of local sandstone. Beautiful Temple water garden, rose garden and many mixed borders.

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  • Rail station: Crewe, Chester (15 miles)
  • Parking: free
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Aira Force Waterfall

 

Watermillock, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JS, Tel: 017684 82067

The tumbling waterfall of Aira Force, drops an impressive 65 feet. Its roaring falls set amongst enchanting woodland and landscaped glades with cheeky red squirrels and perfect picnic spots make for a great family day out.

 
 
 
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Liverpool Cathedral

 

St James Mount, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 7AZ, Tel: 0151 709 6271

There is much to see around the Cathedral. From the Great Space, to the Chapels to the Tower.

 
 
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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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Piel Castle at Piel Island

 

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The impressive ruins of a 14th-century castle with a massive keep, inner and outer baileys, and towered curtain walls still standing.

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  • Rail station: Barrow-in-Furness (4 miles)
  • Free entry
 
 
 
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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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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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Smithills Hall

 

Smithills Dean Road, Bolton, BL7 7NP, Tel: 01204 332377

One of Bolton's original family homes dating back to medieval times. Set in over 2,000 acres of grounds and gardens, Smithills Hall is one of the oldest and best preserved manor houses in the North West.

 
 
 
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Rufford Old Hall

 
National Trust

200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 1SG, Tel: 01704 823814

Be wowed by the Tudor Great Hall with its fantastic furniture, arms, armour, tapestries and the carved oak screen, a rare survivor from the 1500s.

 
 
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Heron Corn Mill

 
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Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7PQ, Tel: 015395 64271

Heron Corn Mill on the banks of the river Bela in Beetham; South Cumbria, is one of the few working mills in the area, and has been a base for local industry powered by renewable energy for over 900 years.

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  • Rail station: Arnside (3 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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Samlesbury Hall

 

Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0UP, Tel: 01254 812229

Samlesbury Hall is a black and white, oak-timbered medieval manor-house dating from 1325. Decorated with distinctive quatrefoils and wattle and daub infill.

 
 
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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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Little Moreton Hall Gardens (NT) at Little Moreton Hall (NT)

 
National Trust

Congleton Road, Congleton, CW12 4SD, Tel: 01260 272018

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  • Rail station: Congleton (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)