Broad Leys is a superb example of Arts and Crafts architecture designed by Charles CF Voysey, built in 1898 on the shores of Windermere. Enjoy coffee, then a tour and talk, followed by lunch here.

Moving on, Rayrigg Hall, offers a fine contrast. This Grade II* listed, late Tudor to early Georgian house was once inhabited by William Wilberforce. Explore the house, seven-acre garden, charr pond and 1780s boat house. Tea and cake on the lawns rounds off the day.

Tickets £65, including morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and cake

Booking opens on 2 March at 9.00 am