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Mire House, Keswick

Mire House

CA12 4QU
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Mirehouse is a family run historic house open to visitors to enjoy its strong literary connections, live piano music and children's activities.

Its grounds which stretch from Dodd Wood to Bassenthwaite Lake include four woodland playgrounds and a heather maze for children and grown ups alike to enjoy in all weathers.

Set in the heart of the North Lake District, three miles from Keswick, the beautiful gardens at Mirehouse include the Poetry Walk, rhododendron tunnel and walled Bee Garden.

In this year of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Lord Tennyson, explore the many strong literary connections Mirehouse has had over the years to Tennyson, Edward Fitzgerald, Thomas Carlyle and William Wordsworth.

The Old Sawmill Tearoom specialises in excellent Cumbrian cooking including cumberland sausage, homemade cakes and puddings and Farrers coffees.

Mire House, Keswick

Function Room - The Garden Hall
This is a simple sixteenth century building in the garden beside the house. It is available for hire by the day and has been used in combination with the gardens for a wide range of daytime and early evening activities, including study days, parties, exhibitions, retreats, meetings, and as a painting studio.

With views down to Bassenthwaite Lake the Old Sawmill tearoom is always popular with walkers, bird-watchers and visitors to Mirehouse. The tearoom specialises in homemade Cumbrian cooking. Cakes, scones, sandwiches and hot dishes are made on the premises.

Mirehouse is 3miles north of Keswick on A591. SAT NAV: CA12 4QE There is a regular bus service (X4, 555, 73, 73A). For details please contact the traveline 0871 200 2233 or www.traveline.org.uk

THE OSPREY BUS is operating a service round Bassenthwaite Lake at weekends and during the summer holidays.

In case of alteration, please check prices, opening times and any specific important information before booking or visiting

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