Birkdale House


Historic Houses in the Lake District

17th August 2023

Every September, historic buildings and monuments across the country throw open their doors to the public as part of Heritage Open Days. Heritage Open Days […]

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Lake District Agricultural Shows

22nd June 2023

Agricultural shows in the Lake District have been a familiar fixture on the summer calendar for as long as we can remember. Hardly surprising when […]

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A Virtual Tour of Birkdale House

16th June 2023

Enjoy a virtual tour of Birkdale House, our stunning Victorian residence situated at the heart of the Lake District. This is the perfect place to […]

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Our Favourite Driving Routes in the Lake District

13th April 2023

In this post, we’re going to take a look at some of our favourite driving routes in the Lake District, a chance to get behind […]

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Tree Planting with Windermere School

14th December 2022

We recently welcomed students from Windermere School to help coop and plant out trees on the Matson Ground Estate. The trees were planted on land […]

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Lake District Museums

31st October 2022

As the nights draw in and the temperatures begin to drop, you might think twice about tackling one of the Lake District’s fells, opting instead […]

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Cumbria Dark Skies Festival 2022

4th October 2022

The Cumbria Dark Skies Festival 2022 runs for two weeks from Friday 28 October to Saturday 12 November – a two week celebration of the […]

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Halloween in the Lake District

3rd October 2022

You can’t help but enjoy Halloween in the Lake District. Haunted castles, spooky forests, secluded lakes and a host of ghostly tales. And if that’s […]

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Lake District Exhibitions

1st October 2022

If you’re lucky enough to be staying in the Lake District this October, here are a few exhibitions which we thoroughly recommend you visit. But […]

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Windermere in a Day

24th August 2022

Imagine. It’s your last day at Birkdale House and you want to make it a day to remember. And as spacious, comfortable and homely as […]

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