The Castle and its historic gardens moves on apace and are fully open to the public after the huge transformation of the Castle ruin and its gardens. Visitors can see the gardens coming back to life as 400 years of history are discovered by the team of gardeners now working here. The stable courtyard is now transformed into a beautiful area with a cafë open for light lunches, teas and coffees.
RICHARD PRICE - Farmers Weekly Farm Manager of the Year 2013. - Richard, Farm Manager at Lowther Park Farms won the accolade of Farm Manager of the Year at the Farmers Weekly Awards held in London on Thursday 3 October 2013. Richard relishes a challenge and in five years he has transformed the 1,292ha in-hand farming operations at Lowther. His bold approach has created positive cash flow and set up our Estate Faming Business for a profitable future. Consolidation, attention to detail and simplifying the business are the core elements of Richard's winning strategy.
KENDAL CALLING - A new site layout this year at Lowther Deer Park gave the award winning music festival a fresh new feel. The sell out Festival was said to be "the best yet" by festival organisers Ben Robinson and Andy Smith. We look forward to 2014 and a brand new line-up. Dates are confirmed as 1 to 3 August 2014.
LOWTHER SHOW - The Lowther Show was held in the North Park with Lowther Castle as a back drop. This years event saw the return of the carriage driving competitions, with a brand new arena in front of the Castle and a new obstacle course that brought the carriage driving into the show. Taste Cumbria also joined the show this year with a marquee full of local produce and local beers. Thousands enjoyed a great weekend in stunning surroundings, we look forward to welcoming the show back for 2014. Dates are confirmed as 9 and 10 August 2014
BORN SURVIVOR - A brand new Event for 2013. Born Survivor designed by British Commandos, based on Commando, Para and Special Forces assault courses from around the globe. It tested everyone to the max with over 30 hardcore obstacles and tough Lake District terrain which gave a true special forces experience and the ultimate high as you cross the finish line. Born Survivor reloaded is returning to Lowther on 5 April 2014. For details see website www.born-survivor.com