Standing on a steep slope above the winding River Derwent and two miles from Bassenthwaite Lake, Isel Hall is a spectacular building.
Its south facing terraces command glorious views to the river, which is banked with rhododendrons in the spring.
In the distance are the Lakeland fells and Skiddaw.
Today’s opening hours
1.30pm to 4.30pm (last tour 3.30pm).
Mondays from the last Monday in March to the first Monday in October; 1.30pm to 4.30pm (last tour 3.30pm).
Historic Houses members visit for free.
Groups are welcome by prior arrangement, please contact.