Mirehouse | Day Out With The Kids

Mirehouse

3 star Rating 3 / 5 1 reviews

Keswick, Cumbria, England

Attraction Information

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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.

Facilities

  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information

Address

Allerdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4QE, England

Contact

Click here to visit Mirehouse's website
01768 772287

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

1st April - 31st October
Grounds
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
House
Wednesday to Thursday 13:30 - 16:30
Sunday 13:30 - 16:30

Pricing

General Admission
Adults from £4.00
Kids from £2.00
Under 4's from Free

More Information

Reviews

Gardens

3 star Rating 3 / 5

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.