Swarthmoor Hall has been described as a hidden gem. The historic, peaceful and beautiful setting of the Hall provides a very special environment whatever the purpose of your visit or stay. Whether you are participating in one of our retreats, workshops or special events, visiting the Hall’s historic rooms and finding out about its fascinating history as the birth place of Quakerism, walking in our beautiful gardens & grounds, or pausing for cup of tea or fresh coffee and a slice of cake in our lovely Barn Café.A visit to Swarthmoor Hall represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ulverston day trip site to plot your vacation.
Take time out to relax and enjoy a short break in the scenic Lake District using the Hall’s comfortable and varied accommodation as your base, connecting with early Quaker people, places and experiences and exploring how they speak to us today.
We look forward to welcoming you to Swarthmoor Hall!
Swarthmoor Hall Reviews
Visited with a Quaker group doing a tour of historic Quaker sites in NW England (1652 Country). We were really blessed with the weather and it was great to use the Hall as a base for sleeping and... more »
Visited here today. Staff at reception offered a warm welcome and information about the place. I thought it was a rather interesting house and the reviews bemoaning it’s lack of opulence appear to... more »
Well worth a visit, The home of George Fox and early Quakerism, it is nicely maintained in 1650s style, with beautiful gardens, a Meeting house and cafe. Not easy to find but a nice couple of hours may be enjoyed here. Free parking en site.
Went for day as a tourist to Ulverston. Recorded tour was very good - not too long but informative. Very restful sort of place. Cheese scones very good too.
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