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Brantwood - Historic House and Gardens

Brantwood has unique and beautiful mountainside gardens, set in a 250 acre wood estate with spectacular views.

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One of the most beautifully situated houses in the country, Brantwood is both a vibrant centre for the arts and a historic house. The house overlooks Coniston Water amid 250 acres of gardens designed and built by Ruskin himself. You can take in the mountain views from the house and The Terrace Coffee House and Restaurant. Children’s house and garden trails available during the holidays. Always a friendly welcome to dogs in the gardens and at The Terrace Cafe.

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Listing Updated: 10/08/2021


Listing Address

The Brantwood Trust
Lake District
LA21 8AD

Listing Details

Opening Times

All year daily except Novermber - March closed Monday's and Tuesday's

Where are dogs allowed?

Dogs allowed in grounds and the Terrace cafe - but must be kept on a lead

Car Parking


Park, Gardens or Nature Reserve


House, Castles or Museum




Water Activities


Dog Show


Enclosed Field or Play Area


Farm, Sanctuary or Zoo


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