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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.


Opening Arrangements

Public access to the stable yard (shop and cafe) throughout the year depending on the season/daylight hours. Summer opening 10am - 5pm daily. Winter opening 10am - 4pm daily. Check website for further information.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £8
  • Child: 3-15 years £7, 0-2 years Free


M6, J40. A6 to Askham and Lowther.

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

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