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Lowther Castle, Penrith

Lowther Castle, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 2HG View on map

Country house built as sham castle, now a ruin without roof. 1806-14 on site of medieval hall, by Sir Robert Smirke for 1st Earl of Lonsdale.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

Public access to the stable yard (shop and cafe) throughout the year depending on the season/daylight hours. The eastern section of the castle plus the complete south elevation is accessible via the gardens.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £8
  • Child: Free

Directions

M6, J40. A6 to Askham and Lowther.

Parking Spaces

100

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes