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Holker Hall and Gardens

Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7PL, England
+44 15395 58328
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Lovely gardens well worth a visit

Beautiful gardens with lovely cafe area - dogs not allowed in the gardens themselves but are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dawn J
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Dairy Free Afternoon Tea

I would like to thank Ben Glover for arranging and making a delicious Dairy Free Afternoon Tea for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tracy E
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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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 exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into Parkland, framed by the Lakeland Hills.
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“family home” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (28 reviews)
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Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7PL, England
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+44 15395 58328
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful gardens with lovely cafe area - dogs not allowed in the gardens themselves but are allowed in the surrounding parkland. Lots of parking and there is a gift shop / plant shop and restaurant too.

Thank Dawn J
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I would like to thank Ben Glover for arranging and making a delicious Dairy Free Afternoon Tea for me, the diary free cakes and scones were a really treat for me, they looked great and tasted even better. Thank you so much Ben. We had...More

Thank Tracy E
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Holker Hall and bought the ticket to include Hall, Gardens and Afternoon Tea as well as a little treat during the time we spent there. Lovely place, beautiful gardens. The afternoon tea was delicious, fresh sandwiches of beef, smoked salmon and cucumber plus...More

Thank Jackie H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent gardens, beautifully designed and maintained. The house is also worth while a visit, excellent condition and some very informative guides talk you through the various rooms. Great day out.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A visit to Holker Hall is really worthwhile. The guest wing of the house is interesting with helpful, but not intrusive, room guides. The gardens are a delight combining soft, English planting with more informal areas of beautiful natural woodland. A realy interesting garden, combining...More

Thank Anne C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited grange over sands and there is plenty to do! We visited holker hall throughout the day, how amazing is it in this beautiful weather. Definite must!

Thank Christine R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here on a beautiful sunday morning. Got here just after opening when it was lovely and quiet. We are RHS members so got in for free. The formal gardens are lovely with some unusual plants and the gardeners were busy at work. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly and informative informal guides in this lavish hall with fascinating family connections to one of England’s great families . The gardens are beautiful and varied . More of an adult than child friendly attraction

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst visiting Windermere we wanted a changed and found Holker Hall and we were not to be disappointed. The gardens are exceptional with and array different styles, themes and planting arrangements and ideas for the likes of ourselves (novice gardener) After the gardens we moved...More

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a spectacular day at Holker Hall. The weather was lovely and that helped but the gardens we're gorgeous, we'll maintained and very peaceful. Would highly recommend and will be visiting again.

Thank Llysandra
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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
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T W
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
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marmalade1954
3 June 2016|
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Response from zetani | Reviewed this property |
According to the Holker Hall website, dogs are allowed in to the Parkland at Holker Hall so long as they remain on a lead. Dogs (except Service Dogs) are not allowed in to the Gardens or the Hall.
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