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Blackwell Arts and Crafts House

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Address: Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JT, England
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+44 15394 46139
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10:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 17:00

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Simply beautiful

This house is beautiful in its simplicity and detail. The imagination and attention to detail within this property from the peacock wallpaper frieze to the many cosy window seats... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 February 2016
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

This house is beautiful in its simplicity and detail. The imagination and attention to detail within this property from the peacock wallpaper frieze to the many cosy window seats to the theme of tulips in the stained glass, is wonderful to behold. There is little furniture but the house has enough of itself to interest anyone. There are it seems... More 

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Yorkshire, England
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321 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Well preserved house with great interior details. Nice view of the lake although we visited on a wet and windy December afternoon so the weather was terrible - must come back on a sunny summer day to take advantage of the location and views of the lake below.

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Thank YorkshireTraveller12
NE UK
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Travelled by taxi from Windermere. £6 each way. Stunning location overlooking the lake, I was lucky that it was a beautiful sunny day. I toured the house and then toured it again I was so taken with the décor and furnishings. It must have been a wonderful home. Only trouble is that I want to live there! Very nice café.

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Thank andrewsisters
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Fabulous house an experience to look round surrounded by the most amazing views but tearoom very basic, uncomfortable chairs and choice of inly 1 soup and 1 hot lunch, very officious staff told me it was waiter sevice when i went to view cakes then wanted to know if we wanted lunch before we'd seen the menu. Just let folks... More 

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Thank izzyw6
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is a wonderful example of an Arts and Crafts house which has been beautifully restored. The day that we visited it was wet and we did not therefore take advantage of the gardens or the view but still enjoyed the visit. The tea shop was very good value with lovely home made food and cakes. We walked from Bowness... More 

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Thank Jo B
Co.Durham UK
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Wonderful house and a shop full of things I desperately wanted to own (but mostly couldn't afford!) Tea shop looks very nice though didn't have time to partake...

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Yorkshire, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Stunning and atmospheric house which is just a joy to wonder around for a few hours. The main hall must be one of the best rooms of any kind in Britain.

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Thank Mysel
Lancashire
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149 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

We chose a perfect day with bright sunshine, clear skies, no wind and snow on the fells. The setting was beautiful. Inside the sun lit up the house and its stained glass. The interior decor and furniture is full of novel, interesting art and craft design forms and is set in a minimalist style. That a brewer, Holts still in... More 

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Thank Pete3080
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

If you like Arts and Crafts or have an interest in architecture or interior design this house is a must visit. It makes one wonder what other examples of architecture or interior design exist hidden from view among the woods on the east side of Lake Windermere.

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Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Blackwell House is very tastefully maintained and the purest example of a house in the Arts and Crafts style. We keep returning to see it all again and to experience the atmosfere and the beauty of it. Well worth à visit!

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