The Courtyard

Welcome to The Courtyard at Holker Hall, home to The Courtyard Cafe, the Food Hall and The Ilex Bar & Brasserie.  

The Courtyard team are firmly rooted in all that is best about the North West.  Our team of chef’s make the most of the Holker Kitchen Gardens, our estate farms and the areas finest suppliers to deliver a menu full of mouth watering regional dishes.  

Our enthusiastic front of house team are driven to exceed your expectations, whether you’re having a light bite in our Cafe or treating yourself in The Ilex Brasserie.

Relax in the tranquil surroundings with a glass of prosecco and one of our famous Holker Afternoon Teas, before exploring the beautiful award-winning gardens or the historic family artifacts in the Hall.

Whatever the purpose of your visit, we look forward to welcoming you at The Courtyard.

Fantastic offers available in The Courtyard Cafe on a Monday and Tuesday include: a Holker Breakfast Roll with a Hot Drink for £4.95, Soup of the Day & a freshly made Sandwich with a Hot Drink for £5.95 or Whitby Wholetail Scampi & Fries with a Hot Drink for £6.95 ( not valid with any other offers).

Courtyard Cafe

The Food Hall

Ilex Bar & Brasserie


Friday 23rd March to Sunday 28th October 2018


Hall (11am-4pm) & Gardens (10.30am-5pm) : Wednesday – Sunday (+ Bank Holiday Mondays)


Gift Shop (10.30am - 5pm): Wednesday - Sunday (+ Bank Holiday Mondays)


Café, Food Hall & Park (10.30am-5pm) :  Daily


Ilex Bar & Brasserie (From 12noon, last orders 3pm): Wednesday - Sunday


Occasionally the Hall opening may vary to accommodate special events. Please check the website before visiting.