Stepping inside Leighton Hall is a step back in time. Although the house is often busy with visitors, it still retains the atmosphere of a family home because every room in the house is used regularly by the Gillow Reynolds family and friends.
There's so much to see and do in and around Kirkby Lonsdale, so we've compiled a list of places to visit, things to do and other local activities which you can enjoy during your stay here.
Flanking the three counties of Cumbria, Lancashire and North Yorkshire, the town offers a tranquil and picturesque base from which to explore the English Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland.
Levens Hall is a magnificent Elizabethan mansion built around a 13th Century pele tower, which was expanded and rebuilt towards the end of the 16th Century. It has a celebrated and stunning large topiary garden and deer park.
This beautiful medieval house stands proud at the gateway to the Lake District.Its rich and beautiful garden includes a pond, lake, a national collection of hardy ferns and a superb limestone rock garden.
Holker is the home of Lucy Cavendish and her husband Tor McLaren who extend a warm welcome to all visitors. Magnificently situated only a short distance from Grange-over-Sands and the expanse of Morecambe Bay, the Estate is set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into parkland, framed by the Lakeland Hills.
Loather Castle and Gardens is rapidly becoming one of the Lake District's most popular visitor attractions. With gardens, a historical exhibition telling 'The Story of Lowther', café, shop and the castle itself, all sited in a stunning landscape.