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Welcome to Holker Hall & Gardens


Holker Celebrates Christmas

Join us as we celebrate Christmas.  Visit the beautifully decorated hall, make a festive wreath to take home or bring the children to a fun Christmas circus workshop.  There's something for everyone to enjoy at Holker this Christmas.

Event Date:

Friday 1st December to Sunday 3rd December 2017

See the Hall beautifully decorated for the festive season

Explore the family owned, Victorian home, lovingly decorated for Christmas.  Each of the beautiful decorations and baubles have been handpicked.  Hall open 11am – 4pm, Friday to Sunday.  Entry adult £8.50.  Children up to 15yrs free. 

Take inspiration from the Hall and recreate your own piece of grandeur at home with a variety of baubles to buy in the Gift Shop, most of which you will have seen in the Hall.  The Café, Food Hall and Gift Shop will be open from 10.30am to 4.00pm, Friday to Sunday.

Wreath Making Workshops with Ros Harrison

Friday 1st December, 10.30am and 2.00pm (includes all materials) £25 per person.  Pre-booking essential.

A pre-booked lunch is available in The Courtyard Café, £8 per person.  Special rate of £5 for entry to the Hall, must be pre-booked.

  • Please note, the pre-booked lunch and special rate hall entry, are for people participating in the Wreath Making Workshops only.


Children’s Christmas Circus Worshops

Sunday 3rd December 2017

10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.15pm. £15 per child.  Adults £5 (incs unlimited entry to Hall)

Circus Workshop/Show in the School Room, followed by juice & biscuits.

Christmas story time by the fire in Holker Hall and a special visit from Santa with small gift.  Maximum of 2 adults per child.  Pre-booking essential. 

For more information or to book, please contact the Visitor Services Office on 015395 58328 or info@holker.co.uk

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)


2017 Winter Opening

The Cafe, Food Hall and Gift Shop will be open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 3rd November to 17th December 10.30am - 4.00pm. 

The Ilex Bar & Brasserie

Open for lunches - including a very special Sunday lunch -
and Friday and Saturday evenings. Click for more information.
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