Introduction - Holker Hall

Introduction

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Holker is at the heart of 18,000 acres of rural Cumbria encompassing a major proportion of the Cartmel Peninsula. The Estate has a long tradition of farming through the craftsmanship of tenant farmers who produce cheese, honey, prime Shorthorn Beef, seasonal Venison and game and the famous Holker Saltmarsh Lamb. Information about all of our food produce and how to purchase is available on the Food Hall pages of this site.

Holker Estate is a busy and diverse Estate, situated near Grange-over-Sands in the beautiful countryside of England's South Lakeland. The Holker Hall Estate is owned by Lord and Lady Cavendish and they both take an active interest in protecting the wildlife in the area and maintaining the conservation of the woodlands and parkland.

Whether you are planning a visit to the historic Holker Hall and its award winning Gardens or you fancy a thrilling day out at the Cartmel Races, this website aims to give you all the information you need for a wonderful holiday or visit to Cumbria. You can make advance bookings for the Races and Holker Festival online.

The Estate operates numerous businesses including the opening of the Cavendish family home, Holker Hall & Gardens, to the public and managing the Holker Festival. These include Cartmel Racecourse, Burlington Stone, Foods of Excellence, two Luxury Holiday Parks in South Lakeland (Longlands and Old Park Wood) and the Holbeck Homes development at Barrow-in-Furness.