Townend (National Trust)


Three miles S of Ambleside at S end of village. An exceptional relic of Lake District life of past centuries. A wealthy yeoman farmer's house built about 1626 containing carved woodwork, books, papers, furniture and domestic implements of the past, collected by the Browne family who lived here from that date until 1943. Unsuitable for wheelchairs, pushchairs or baby backpacks. Braille guide.

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LA23 1LB
  015394 32628
  Visit the Townend (National Trust) website

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Opening Times : Wednesday-Sunday 1-4.30pm with guided tour at 11am and noon (limited places).

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