Opening Times & Prices

WINTER OPENING 28th October 2016 - 8th January 2017

Castle & Gardens, Shop & Cafe open daily 10 am to 4 pm. Last admittance into the gardens 3 pm.   

***** Important announcement - Lowther Castle & Gardens will close for a short period from the 9th January to 12th March 2017 to allow for the next significant phase in developments & restoration to be constructed. Find out more at *****

13th - 25th March 2017

Castle, Gardens & Cafe open daily 10 am to 4 pm. Last admittance into the gardens 3 pm. 

SUMMER OPENING TIMES 26th March 2017 - 27th October 2017

Castle, Gardens, Gallery (opens end of May) Shop (opens 3rd April) & Cafe open daily 10am to 5pm. Last admittance into the gardens 4pm.  


Stable Courtyard housing the Café & Shop

Free Admission

Gardens, Castle Ruins & Gallery



To 31st March 2017                           From 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018


£8 £9


£8 £8

Child (3-15 yrs)

£7 £7

Family (2 adults & up to 3    children aged 3-15)

N/A £29


Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome throughout the gardens and at selected tables in the cafe. Please be aware that dogs are not allowed on the lost castle.


Annual and Life Passes

Enjoy 12 months of unlimited entry to the gardens and gallery during normal operating hours for the cost of £28. Receive the e-newsletter with up to date information on developments to the castle & gardens, details of activities & events and special offers. Qualify for discounted rates on the regular Head Gardener tours. 

Enjoy these benefits for life with a one off fee of £750 per adult or £500 for those over 60.

Annual Child Passes are also available at £24.50. 


Triple Attraction Ticket

We've teamed up with Ullswater Steamers and Dalemain to offer you a fantastic offer. 

Three great attractions on one ticket, at one unbeatable price!

Adult £25.00 

Child 5-15 £14.50

Child 3-4 £5.00 

Under 3s Free


Triple Attraction Ticket giving entry to Lowther Castle & Gardens, Dalemain Garden only (upgrade to Mansion available on day) and an Sail all Day Cruise ticket on Ullswater (excludes Aira)

Please note, the Triple Attraction Ticket is only available for purchase online, please see the link below.