High House is fortunate to be situated in its own spacious grounds.
Having driven through the group of buildings making up the hamlet of Seathwaite, the final approach to High House is up a track through part of the grounds.
There is a picnic table just outside the front door which is great for outdoor cups of tea or meals. Through the grounds runs a beck called the Runner, which is used by many children (and adults!) for building dams.
Over the Runner is a slate bridge which leads you to the outdoor fire pit. Please feel free to have a fire in this, though you must provide your own wood. Opposite the front door is an area that was formerly an enclosure but is now known as ‘the lawn’ and where games of cricket are often held.