Holker Hall

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Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-sands,
Cumbria, LA11 7PL



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Opening Days and Hours
Dates/days/times open:

Winter Season: 1st November – 21st December

Holkham Park    Every day 9 am–4pm
(10am–4pm Tues & Thurs)
Holkham Hall    Closed     
Walled Garden    Closed    

Spring Season: 16th February – 31st March 2019
Holkham Park    Every day 9 am–4pm
Holkham Hall    Closed     
Walled Garden    Closed     
Main Season: 1st April – 31st October 2019
Holkham Hall    Sundays, Mondays & Thursdays only    12noon–4pm
Walled Garden    Every day    10am–5pm
Holkham Park    Every day    9am–5pm

Parties/Coaches: Yes

Groups of 10+

Group Appointment: Yes

Pre-booked Guided tours for groups

House Open for Viewing: Yes

As above. 11am - 4pm

National Garden Scheme days: Yes

Thursday 24th August 2016

Best Times of Year to Visit:

April - October.

To see:

A varied display of colours and textures through the season.

Admission Prices

Adult Gardens only £8.50; Hall, Gardens & Park £12.50,
Child under 16 years, Free. Season tickets available. For Group rates for parties of 10+ visit own website.
Access to Park and parking free.

Onsite Facilities
Parking: Yes
Shop: Yes
Teas: Yes
Dogs Allowed: No
Lavatories: Yes
Plants for Sale: Yes
Refreshment: Yes
On Lead only: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Lunches: Yes
Picnics: Yes
Special Events: Yes
Other Facilities & Comments:

Dogs on leads are welcome in the in park and courtyard area, where we supply water bowls. Only assistance dogs are allowed in the Hall & Gardens.  See their own website for details of events. Visit the highly recommended Cafe, Gift Shop and  Food Hall., and the Ilex Brasserie.

Garden Features & Events

Includes Halesia carolina, Halesia monticola, Styrax hemsleyanum and Styrax obassia. Calendar of events through the season, please see website.

English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
National Collection:


Nearby Cambridgeshire Hotels, Facilities & Amenities

Hotels & Accommodation:

The Grange Hotel, Grange-over-Sands The Netherwood Hotel, Grange-over-Sands The Lakeside Hotel, Nr Windermere


Rogans or Cavendish Arms, Cartmel Clare House, Grange-over-Sands Lymhurst, Grange-over-Sands

Inns & Pubs:

Cavendish Arms, Cartmel Rose & Crown, Cark-in-Cartmel

Villages / Towns / Sightseeing:

Cartmel Village Grange-over-Sands

Description of Garden

Holker Hall includes formal and woodland areas covering 25 acres. The gardens provide interest for gardeners and non-gardeners alike throughout the season (April-October). The range of many rare and beautiful plants and shrubs is a reflection of the passion Lord and Lady Cavendish have for plants. This is combined with the benefits that come with owning a Gulf Stream garden; a factor that ensures a fantastic micro-climate for plants from throughout the world. A must see is the beautifully designed cascade imitating that in a Moghul garden. The spectacular arboretum with over 1,000 varieties, many of them very fine specimens, is also not to be missed.

History Of Garden

2018 Garden Season

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