Blackwell The Arts and Crafts House

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Blackwell is one of England's most important surviving houses from the turn of the 20th century. Designed by M. H. Baillie Scott between 1898 and 1900, it is a superb example of Arts and Crafts movement architecture.

It occupies a stunning position overlooking Windermere in the English Lake District and is open to the public as a Historic House and a gallery for contemporary craft.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home

Opening hours

17 January - 31 December 2014 (except 25 & 26 Dec)
Open Daily, 10:30 - 17:00 (Closing 16:00pm Nov - Feb)

Admission charges

Adult admission £8/£7.25, Children and Students FREE

Collection details

Architecture, Decorative and Applied Art

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Blackwell at Night

Baillie Scott’s Birthday Party Sleepover

  • 30 — 31 October 2015 6pm-9:30am

Spend the night at Blackwell as we transform the house into a fairy-tale dreamland! Blackwell's architect, Baillie Scott, is turning 150 and we’re celebrating with a magical night of cake decorating, crafts, and storytelling with Hannah Fox! We’ll be serving birthday cake and snacks when you arrive and breakfast in the morning.

You'll need to bring, sleeping mats, sleeping bags, pillows, toiletries, a change of clothes and your favourite teddy!

Suitable for

  • Any age


£10 per head, all children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, booking is essential as places are limited


Blackwell The Arts and Crafts House
LA23 3JT




015394 46139


015394 88486

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