Brantwood was the home of John Ruskin, who, for 28years, lived in this magnificent house on the east side of Coniston. Ruskin was one of the most important figures in the Victorian period; he was a theorist and passionate critic of society. He was a famous writer, artist and social reformer. Brantwood remains a place of inspiration with magnificent views of Coniston Water and the Lakeland mountains. Brantwood is 30 minutes away from Lothlorien by car.