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Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry Kendal

Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry
This award winning Museum takes you back through time to explore the story of the Lake District and its inhabitants. Isolated before the arrival of the railway and motorcar, this area developed its own unique customs and traditions.
Exhibitions
Arthur Ransome and ‘Swallows and Amazons’
The Arts & Crafts Movement in the Lake District



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Blackwell The Arts and Crafts House

Blackwell is in the Lake District, south of Bowness, Cumbria with views over Lake Windermere, Blackwell is one of Britain's finest Arts & Crafts historic houses


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Abbot Hall Art Gallery Kendal

Lakeland Arts welcomes Abbot Hall and the Museum.
More information Abbot Hall Art Gallery


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Swarthmoor Hall

Swarthmoor Hall Nr Ulverston the birthplace of Quakerism
Swarthmoor Hall has been described as a hidden gem. The historic, peaceful and beautiful setting of the Hall provides a very special environment whatever the purpose of your visit or stay.



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Yew Tree Barn Low Newton Cartmel

Yew Tree Barn Where Art meets Architectural Antiques’ A visit to the Yew Tree Barn offers a unique experience Architectural Antiques – Galleries – Harry’s CafeBar - Artisans


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Holker Hall

Holker Hall Dates back to the 1600’s, Holker Hall is the home of the Cavendish Family, and the gothic style Victorian New Wing is open to the public. The award winning Gardens have been developed by successive generations and are a seamless mix of ancient and modern, magnificent at any time of year.





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Abbott Hall Art Gallery

Abbot Hall Art Gallery is next to the Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry with plenty of parking.
Coffee House
Regular exhibitions
for current and upcoming information visit web site Abbot Hall Art Gallery


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Blackwell

Enjoy a lovingly crafted day out at one of the most enchanting historic houses in the Lake District. When you visit you are invited to relax and immerse yourself in all the beauty and craftsmanship of Blackwell. We encourage you to sit and soak up the atmosphere in Blackwell’s fireplace inglenooks, which have fine examples of tiles by Arts & Crafts designer William de Morgan. The inviting window seats offer stunning views of the surrounding Lake District scenery. You can appreciate the house as it was originally intended, without roped-off areas.for further information about this stunning house visit web site Blackwell The Arts and Crafts House


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Swarthmoor Hall

Swarthmoor Hall has been described as a hidden gem. The historic, peaceful and beautiful setting of the Hall provides a very special environment whatever the purpose of your visit or stay whether you are:

visiting the Hall’s historic rooms and finding out about its fascinating history as the birth place of Quakerism

walking in our beautiful gardens & grounds, or pausing for a cup of tea or fresh coffee and a slice of cake

taking time out to relax and enjoy a short break in the scenic Lake District using the Hall’s comfortable and varied accommodation as your base

We look forward to welcoming you to Swarthmoor Hall!

For further information please telephone on 01229 583204 or email: info@swarthmoorhall.co.uk

Swarthmoor Hall to visit our the website.

Address: Swarthmoor Hall, Swarthmoor Lane, Ulverston, LA12 0JQ


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Holker Hall

The Gardens
The immaculately kept gardens (25 acres in all) are part woodland and part formal garden. These are complimented by the 200-acre 'natural' parkland, which is the result of late 18th century planting by Lord George Cavendish. Over generations the family have continued to develop the gardens and they are constantly evolving as new plantings are made or new ideas are born and Lord and Lady Cavendish continue to make changes and additions to these gardens.
Open Wednesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 10 30am -5 00pm Hall 11 00am - 4 00pm Free Parking Cafe Food Hall and Gift Shop Holker Hall for further information


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Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry

This award winning museum takes you back through time to explore the story of the Lake District and its inhabitants. Isolated before the arrival of the railway and motorcar, this area developed its own unique customs and traditions.
Recreated period rooms and workshops reveal how rural people lived and worked and played and how different life was before the introduction of machinery. Discover a Lake District kitchen, complete with traditional recipes and utensils, a bedroom full of vernacular furniture and furnishings – including a magnificent 17th century four-poster bed, a farmhouse parlour with a working phonograph and rare 18th century oak panelling.
further information Museum of Lakland Life and Industry


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Yew Tree Barn

Yew Tree Barn Where Art meets Architectural Antiques’…YTB is a unique treasure trove, all within a stunning Lakeland barn. Discover WRS interiors & gardens, chat to artists working in their studios, browse exhibitions, arts & crafts in the galleries, enjoy delicious food & drink in the Café. A true Aladdin’s cave!
further information
Tel: 01539 531498
Email: wrs@yewtreebarn.co.uk
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