Brantwood

Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin

Former home of John Ruskin. Brantwood is the most beautifully situated house in the Lake District.

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Visiting Us

Visiting Brantwood in Coniston

Brantwood is open all year March-Nov 10.30am - 5:00pm.

Nov - Mar 10.30am-4:00pm.

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Things to Do

Visit Ruskin's House

The House

The House is filled with Ruskin's treasures: paintings, furniture, objects d'art and his personal memorabilia....

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250 Acres of Gardens

Gardens & Estate

Brantwood has unique and beautiful mountainside gardens, set in a 250 acre wood estate with spectacular views....

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Special Exhibitions

Major exhibitions are regularly mounted in the house. The current show is "Vital Beauty: The Art of Thomas Matthews Rooke 1842-1942"

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What's On

Events at Brantwood

Events

From outdoor theatre for all the family to lectures on art & literature, from concerts in the drawing room to our annual craft fair...

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The Severn Studio

The Severn Studio

An enviable programme of contemporary art exhibitions grace this stunning Edwardian artist's studio , currently featuring...

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Activities at Brantwood

Activities

Lace making demonstrations, guided walks, readings, trails, quizzes and an art and drawing activity room, there's lots...

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Relaxing

Relax at Brantwood

 

Browse our small but excellent bookshop; pursue crafts and artwork....

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Holiday Accommodation at Brantwood

Self catering holiday accommodation

Accommodation

Brantwood is a magical place. Come and stay in our newly refurbished flat.....

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Weddings

Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin

Celebrate your special day at Brantwood. Overlooking Coniston Water with spectacular views of Coniston Old Man, there is no more atmospheric place.....

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Courses and Workshops

Activities at Brantwood

Enjoy a range of courses and workshops in the idyllic setting of John Ruskin's Brantwood...

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Cumbria Tourist Attraction


Brantwood is an independent registered charity
The Brantwood Trust
Coniston
Cumbria
LA21 8AD
enquiries@brantwood.org.uk
Telephone: 015394 41396
Facsimile: 015394 41263