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

10am to 5pm April to October, 10am to 4pm March. Winter closed depending on weather

Admission Charges

  • Adult: 8
  • Child: £7 3-15
  • Other Charges: 0-2 years free


M6, J40. A6 to Askham and Lowther.

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

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