LAKE DISTRICT PROPERTIES : NATIONAL TRUST
SIZERGH CASTLE A fortified house with 14th Century pele tower and gardens.Situated approx. 3 miles South of Kendal.
TOWNEND A yeoman farmer's house dating from 1626 near Troutbeck (grid ref. 54 23N 02 57W )on the minor road which links the A591 (near Brockhole) to the A592 between Windermere and the Kirkstone Pass.
HILLTOP Home of Beatrix Potter,the Victorian authoress,whose best-known works are her stories for children including such characters as Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggywinkle. Situated at Sawrey on the B5285 between Bowness and Hawkshead(via Windermere ferry).
WORDSWORTH HOUSE The birthplace of poet William Wordsworth situated in the main street of Cockermouth.
FELL FOOT PARK Extensive lakeside gardens on the A592 near Newby Bridge.
GONDOLA Not a property but a superbly restored railway steamboat ferry of 1859.Built for service on Coniston Water,where it still operates,the opulence of the accommodation reflects the grandeur of the Victorian era.