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Classical music concert at Lowther Church

St Michael’s Church stands proudly within Lowther park and in the shadow of Lowther Castle. A spectacular location which overlooks the River Lowther and commands fine views over forest and fell. Christian worship has continued on this site for some 1000 years. Todays building dates from 1686 when the walls of the 13th Century Church Read more…

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Award winning week for Askham Hall

27 June 2016 It’s back to business for one of the country’s most historic halls this week, after a string of award wins in just over seven days. Not only did Askham Hall scoop two top accolades at the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2016, but the 13th century hideaway has also been named as the best Read more…

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New bedrooms and Medieval hall unveiled

March 2015 Grade I listed Askham Hall is expanding, with the addition of new bedrooms and the refurbishment of a medieval banquet hall which has never been seen by the public before. Nestled on the north-eastern edge of the Lake District National Park, this historic 13th century hall already has 12 bedrooms available, following its Read more…

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Askham Hall one of world’s ‘Top 100′ wedding venues

March 2015 The former family home of the Earls of Lonsdale has been named as one of the ‘top 100’ wedding venues on the planet by an esteemed bridal magazine. For the first time, the UK’s best-selling wedding magazine Conde Nast Brides has included the historic Askham Hall near Penrith in its latest annual guide Read more…