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National Trust - Sizergh Castle

Mr Andrew Harrison

Deputy Head Gardener

National Trust

Sizergh Castle



01539 69813 Mob: 07785 736303
18 acre garden with large limestone rock garden incorporating NPCs and adjoining orchard bed displaying collections in groups plus kitchen garden fern border. A Stumpery garden is now open to house the Fern Collections.
Best time to view
Cystopteris: Early Jun & Aug; Dryopteris: May-Oct; Osmunda: early May for emerging croziers, through to bronze fonds in Oct; Ferns: Early Jun & Aug-Oct
Opening Times
See website or phone for details
See website or phone for details
3½ miles S Kendal A590/A591 (SD498878). Oxenholme station 3 miles. Bus CMS 555 Keswick-Lancaster.
Anuual membership

Plant Health workshop

Book now for Plant Health workshop -Northumberland 19 Apr 2018. Collection Holders free, members £15. Full day workshop includes talks from: Andrew Kirkwood, Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) and Katy Hayden, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.


Donate and support Plant Heritage

"By supporting the Threatened Plants Appeal, you will be instrumental in not only safeguarding it, but also ensuring that our work carries on." Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Titchmarsh

Johnsons Seeds raising money for Plant Conservation

Johnsons Seeds will donate 25p to Plant Heritage from all sales of 'Pink Pearl' - from its new World Botanic Seed Range

World Botanic seed packs
Reg. charity No 1004009/SC041785      Reg Company No. 2222953