Blackwell - Arts and Crafts House

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Immerse yourself in Arts & Crafts at Blackwell, a beautiful example of craftmanship and design details at every glance. Set in a stunning location with views over lake Windermere and the fells, it was built in 1900 as a holiday home for the Holt family, founders of the famous Holt Brewery in Manchester. Designed by Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott (1865 – 1945), one of the most important and influential architects and designers of the early twentieth century, Blackwell is his most important surviving house.

Learn about the people who created the house and those that made it their home. Relax and soak up the atmosphere in this tranquil setting. Explore the Arts and Crafts Movement through a variety of objects and displays and discover what life was like at Blackwell during its years as a school.

There are high quality temporary exhibitions by contemporary artists and makers that can be enjoyed as part of your visit. It is open to the public all year round, with free parking for visitors, a cosy tea room and an outstanding craft and design shop.

Blackwell, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JT

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