17th - 19th and 24th – 26th February 2017
The Holker Gardens will open for two weekends in February 2017 for the snowdrop season. Usually closed through the winter months – this will be the first time the Gardens have been open to the public during February since 2011.
Make the most of this rare opportunity to see the Holker Gardens during the winter time - enjoy a gentle stroll and see the trails of delicate snowdrops as the Gardens and Parkland spring back in to life.
The award winning Holker Gardens (25 acres in all) are part woodland and part formal. Highlights include the cascade and fountain, The Sunken Garden, Pagan Grove and the 400 year old Great Holker Lime. Beyond the formal Gardens you will find the vast, rolling expanses of the Parkland, wildflower meadows and pastures.
Gardens, Courtyard Café, Gift Shop and Food Hall open 10.30am to 4.00pm. Hall closed. Adult £8.50. Child (up to 16yrs) Free of charge. Groups £6.00. Enjoy free parking and free entry to the grounds and picnic areas, adventure playground, Café, Gift Shop and Food Hall.
Record numbers attended the 13th Holker Winter Market this weekend, as visitors flocked to start their Christmas shopping early. 8,000 people flooded through the gates across the two days, with around 4,000 attending on each day – in total, nearly 2,000 more than previous years.
A new partnership has been formed in Cumbria and The Lakes for Weddings that are as unique as each couple tying the knot. The history and heritage of the stunning Holker Hall, home of the Cavendish family, the culinary magic of Campbell and Rowley plus the expertise of The Lake District Wedding Company of all things wedding offer an unrivalled combination.
Holker Hall Wedding Fair on Sunday 13th November is the first showcase of this offer and an exciting opportunity for brides and grooms-to-be to experience the sights sounds and tastes on offer for their perfect wedding package.