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Welcome to Holker Hall & Gardens


Holker Goes Wild for the Summer Holidays!

Lots of wild activities at Holker during the summer holidays for adventurers big and small!

Lots of wild activities at Holker during the summer holidays for adventurers big and small! Whether old or young our Wild Holker activities let you discover a whole new side to the Holker Estate. Learn about its wild nature, discover one of the largest icehouses in Cumbria on our guided walks or explore Roudsea Woods and Mosses with expert guides from Natural England.

Guided Discovery Walks every Wednesday at 2pm with a Holker ranger. See if you can spot the deer in the Parkland and discover the amazing icehouse. £3.50 per person. 

Wild and wonderful craft activities every Thursday and Sunday, 11.30am and 1.30pm (1 hour sessions) £5 per child.

Make your own fun with a Wild Holker Little Explorers Kit. Follow the clues to discover some of Holker's wild secrets. Available to buy at the Holker Gift Shop - £4.75.
Or test your navigational skills with a Geocaching kit. Decode the clues and follow coordinates around the Holker Parkland. £4.75 from the Holker Gift Shop.

Go Wild in the Woods with wildlife safaris with Natural England on 22 August from 12.30pm to 3pm. Set out from Holker and head for Roudsea Woods and Mosses National Nature Reserve on a search for bugs, beasties and rare species. £3.50 per person.

Visit the Holker kiosk or call 015395 58328 to pre-book or simply pay on the day!

2017 Main Season Opening Dates

Hall & Gardens, Cafe, Food Hall and Gift Shop

Saturday 25th March to Sunday 29th October

Wednesday to Sunday (& Bank Holiday Mondays) 10.30am-5pm  (Hall 11am-4pm)

The Ilex Bar & Brasserie

Open for lunches - including a very special Sunday lunch -
and Friday and Saturday evenings. Click for more information.
Latest News
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

70 exhibitors now confirmed at Cumbria’s newest event!

Holker’s newest event for 2017, The Holker Spring Market has been well received, with exhibitor space fully booked weeks in advance.   Taking place on Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st May 2017 the event will bring together a fine selection of home, food, garden and gift exhibitors set in the bustling Courtyard and Piazza.

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Upcoming Events
Thursday 24th August 2017

National Gardens Scheme Day

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September 2017

Holker Chilli Fest

Wednesday 18th October 2017

Tour & Tea with the Head Gardener

Sunday 22nd October 2017

Holker Food Market

Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th October 2017

Halloween Fun!

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November 2017

Holker Winter Market