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image for Garden item typeMirehouse Historic House - Gardens at Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens

  • Cumbria Tourism Awards Winner
  • Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Garden, £1.50-£6.50

Mirehouse - Gardens

Mirehouse - Gardens


A family-run historic house with strong literacy connections in a fantastic setting. Live piano music and children's quiz in house. Four woodland playgrounds, lakeside and poetry walks in the grounds. Excellent tearoom specialising in Cumbrian food.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groups

Family-friendly, disabled access, indoor and outdoor attraction.

Opening details

Last entry 16.30. Grounds open daily from 10.00 - 17.00. Open Fridays in August.


Adult £7 house and grounds. £3.50 grounds only. Children £3 and £1.50, under 4yrs free, family £18.


CA12 4QE


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Map reference: NY 234282  Lat: 54.64308 Long: -3.18845

3 miles along A591 from Keswick. Parking £3 but refunded agaisnst admission to Mirehouse.

Accessible by Public Transport: 20 miles from Penrith station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups

Family-friendly, disabled access, indoor and outdoor attraction.