- Stately Homes and Gardens
- Parks and Playgrounds
Ages: all ages
Venue type: Outdoor
Mirehouse is a family run estate with house, formal gardens, woodlands, meadows and shoreline to explore. A lovely day out for outdoorsy types but with
For the kids, the highlight will probably be the4 adventure playgrounds! The Forest Castle is nestled in the trees, The Steeplechase is a natural course set among the trees and beck to race round. Squirrel Island is for under 11s with a play house and tyre and toddler swings and The Forest Hazard Course gives 12 to 16 year olds more of a challenge!
You can also explore the Heather path maze in the Bee Garden or complete the Poetry Walk, passing through a rhododendron tunnel or the Family Nature trail which is free with admission. The house is worth a peek, particularly if the rain sets in in your day out.
The Family Nature trail is free with admission . This trail is a walk of about half a mile and goes through the woods and gardens at Mirehouse helping children to keep a look out for red squirrels, rabbits and a variety of trees and plants.
- Snacks Available
- Toilets Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Wheelchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
Allerdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4QE, England
Click here to visit Mirehouse's website
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
1st April - 31st October
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday to Thursday 13:30 - 16:30
Sunday 13:30 - 16:30
Adults from £4.00
Kids from £2.00
Under 4's from Free
Written by Anonymous . 05.06.16
Nice gardens. Kids 6-8 were not too interested although they liked the assault like course labelled for 12-16 and it was good of them to have walk around alternatives to help us keep up with the kids.