17th Century house built from the stone of the original 12th Century de Boyville Castle. Extended 1875, revived in 1974 and is now being restored.
12 acres of Garden and Grounds consisting of formal terraces planted in the style of the 1680s, Walled working kitchen garden, Tilt yard and Pell-Mell ground, and the Faerie Glen - a romantic woodland walk populated by fairies.
This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours - please check opening times.
6 minutes NE of Carlisle/M6 J44. Take A7 towards Longton; at Blackford turn right to Kirklinton; 2 miles turn right A6071 towards; 2dn left to Kirklinton.
Visitor Opening Times
2015: 1 Apr–30 Sep: Sun-Fri: 12 noon–5pm.
The Gardens are included in the Friends Free Access.
Please note that these opening times are correct to the best of the HHA’s knowledge, as advised by the property. Opening times may change and a property may very occasionally need to close at short notice. We therefore recommend you check with the property before your visit, by phone or on the property’s website, especially if your journey is likely to be a long one.
Covered classroom/activity area
Woodland walks, stream and garden
Tours by arrangement.