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The gardens were especially nice!

Visited today and was on the whole very interesting and enjoyable. The man on the ticket desk was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paisley, United Kingdom
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Holker hall

Great place. Plenty of period furniture, lots of information. Beautiful gardens but an extra charge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“formal gardens”(17 reviews)
Holker Hall is the home of the Cavendish Family who welcome visitors of all ages to one of the best-loved stately homes in Britain. Magnificently situated only a short distance from Grange-over-Sands and the expanse of Morecambe Bay and is set in...more
Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7PL, England
+44 15395 58328
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited today and was on the whole very interesting and enjoyable. The man on the ticket desk was very pleasant. I have to say Myra the lady on reception inside the hall itself could be a little bit more customer care user friendly. My teen...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Plenty of period furniture, lots of information. Beautiful gardens but an extra charge if you want to walk around them. Great cafe with tasty food. Gift shop and toilets. Ample carparking and its free so thats a bonus

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Holker Hall and Gardens on a quiet Saturday at the end of September. Not really busy and were fortunate to hear the first talk of the day to introduce us to the hall and to gain a better understanding of the history. This...More

Thank Geod2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A brief unexpected downpour made spending our time inside the Hall a much better option than venturing outside in the splendid, famous Holker Hall gardens. How lovely to have the freedom to roam around this immaculately presented house without ropes, barriers or guides ... and...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked around the hall, rooms are lovely can see it's still well used. It rained the day we went so didn't do the garden but the view from the windows was lovely

Thank Jojojameswood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a break in the lake district my friend and I visited Holker Hall. We were welcomed by a lovely gentleman at the gate who took our payment and gave us directions. The formal gardens are beautiful and one of the gardeners willingly answered all...More

Thank pamelamay1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Holker Hall is clearly a well loved, well used and well maintained Family home as well as being a Stately Home. Although it didn’t seem especially busy at the time of our visit, the guides were welcoming, knowledgeable and very willing to answer our questions....More

Thank SomersetMoonraker
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Mostly Edwardian furnishings, as it's still in use as a family home there are no barriers, you are trusted not to touch anything, which makes a nice change. Free parking and less expensive than nearby National Trust & private properties which charge for parking by...More

Thank stephanie b
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Interesting visit with plenty of history about the Cavendish family. The extensive gardens are delightful especially the topiary.

Thank Johnofholt
Reviewed 8 September 2018

What a disgrace! We paid £6.50 to get in only to find nothing more than a few stalls. No entertainment, no food demo's, no band as advertised. Will give Holker a miss in the future!!

Thank falaraki2018
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Kirsty H
25 August 2018|
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Response from Dawn J | Reviewed this property |
Not in the gardens themselves - but dogs allowed in the parkland outside of the gardens
Abi G
24 February 2018|
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Response from karena3091 | Reviewed this property |
I can’t find the info n the website either - suggest you phone them
6 February 2018|
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Response from karena3091 | Reviewed this property |
No, it’s not National Trust - still privately owned and a real joy