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View from Brantwood House over Lake

View from Brantwood House over Lake

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Brantwood house is a registered museum. The 9 rooms that Ruskin used are open to the public. The Severn Studio presents a programme of quality art and craft exhibitions throughout the year.

Special exhibitions on display in the Blue Gallery, Ruskin's original dining room. Brantwood gift and bookshop, many specialist books on Ruskin.

Full programme of events throughout the year. Family-fun quiz sheets and activities available. Brantwood's Terrace Coffee House & Restaurant where everything is cooked on site from fresh ingredients.

Opening details

Brantwood is open Wednesday to Sunday 10:30 - 4pm
Brantwood is open all year, closing Mondays and Tuesdays during mid November to mid March, as well as Christmas & Boxing day.

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Partial disabled access.

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 8 Aug - Mon 31 Dec Treasure from Dust: the geology of John Ruskin
Mon 2 Sep - Mon 11 Nov Happenstance
Fri 1 - Mon 4 Nov Hanna Somatic Education Weekend
Sat 9 - Sun 10 Nov Craft Fair

Address

Lake rd,
Coniston,
Cumbria,
LA21 8AD

Directions

Plan route to Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 307945  Lat: 54.34131 Long: -3.06743

Off B5285 road on east side of Coniston water. Follow signs from Coniston village.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 10 miles from Windermere station

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