John Ruskin's legacy and inspiration is celebrated at his former home in the Lake District.

Ruskin's fascinating and dynamic estate boasts gardens, pastures, ancient woods, high moors and spectacular views.

Permanent collection

Today, Ruskin's former home is a treasure house of art and memorabilia, reflecting the huge variety of his interests. It is filled with significant artefacts from his life, including paintings, furniture, objets d'art and personal memorabilia.


East of Lake, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD

01539 441 396


Opening times

Mid Mar – End Nov Daily, 10.30am – 5pm 1 Dec – Mid Mar Wed – Sun, 10.30am – 4pm Closed 25 - 26 Dec

Free entry with National Art Pass

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