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  • National Trust

Wildlife & Nature Event, from 13 Mar 2020

Sizergh's elusive hawfinch

Sizergh's elusive hawfinch


Hawfinches spend most of their time in the tops of trees and tend to disappear from May onwards, so don't miss your chance to catch a glimpse of one in the beautiful surroundings of Sizergh castle and gardens.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 13 - Sat 14 Mar 2020 08:00 to 10:00
Fri 20 - Sat 21 Mar 2020 08:00 to 10:00
Fri 27 - Sat 28 Mar 2020 08:00 to 10:00
Fri 3 - Sat 4 Apr 2020 08:00 to 10:00
Fridays and Saturdays.


Free entry for National Trust members. Pay and display car park for non members.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Ground floor of the house, shop and most of the garden are accessible with a wheelchair. Mainly gravel paths. Recommended route path in the garden. Wheelchair and powered mobility vehicle available. Braille guide and handling items available. Picnic area in the car park. Children's quiz sheets. Sorry no backpacks or baby carriers in the house. Groups and coaches accepted with advanced booking.

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 13 - Sat 14 Mar Hawfinch watch
Fri 20 - Sat 21 Mar Hawfinch watch
Sat 21 Mar - Sun 1 Nov Guided walk: Sizergh Fell
Sat 21 Mar - Sun 1 Nov One Place, One Family, 800 Years at Sizergh
Fri 27 - Sat 28 Mar Hawfinch watch
Fri 3 - Sat 4 Apr Hawfinch watch


Nr Kendal,


Plan route to Sizergh Castle - National Trust using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 498878  Lat: 54.28336 Long: -2.77255

Five miles from the M6 exit 36, follow A590 towards Kendal then take A590 for Barrow-in-Furness and follow brown signs. From Lake District take A591 south then A590 towards Barrow-in-Furness.

Parking: free

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