When is the site open during the main season?
Holker Hall & Gardens, Cafe, Food Hall & Gift Shop are open from Wednesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays.
The gates open at 10.30am and close again at 5pm for the Gardens, Café, Food Hall and Gift Shop. The Hall is open from 11am to 4pm.
Can I buy tickets online?
Tickets for the House and Gardens and some of our events can be purchased via our website by clicking the ‘Buy Now’ button at the top of the page.
Are dogs welcome?
Dogs are welcome in the Gardens, parkland, café and outside areas, as long as they are kept on a short lead. Dogs are not permitted in the Hall, except Assistance Dogs.
There is a water tap and water bowls provided in the Cafe Courtyard.
Are there any restrictions in the Hall?
Visitors are kindly asked not to bring bags or rucksacks into the Hall and to switch off their mobile phones.
Visitors are respectfully asked not to take photographs inside the Hall.
Pushchairs are not permitted in the house, but can be stored in the entrance porch.
Where can we picnic?
Picnic tables are provided in the wooded area surrounding the car park, and in a large shelter beside the playground. Visitors are allowed to bring picnics into the Gardens.
Is the admission the same during special events?
During Special Events, a different ticket tariff may be in operation and special offers may not be valid.
Can I hire a wheelchair?
We have 2 manual wheelchairs which can be borrowed to use on site. Please phone the Visitor Services Department on 015395 58328 to reserve in advance.
The 2021 season will run up until 7th November.
Our Christmas opening then takes over with the following opening times and dates:
Cafe, Gift Shop & Food Hall open -
Friday 12th Nov - Sunday 14th Nov / Friday 19th Nov - Sunday 21st Nov
Hall, Gardens (first two formal sections), Cafe, Gift Shop & Food Hall open -
26th, 27th & 28th November
1st - 5th December
8th - 12th December
15th - 19th December
Dates and Times
Café / Gardens / Gift Shop / Food Hall – Wednesday-Sunday, 10.30am - 5pm
Hall – Wednesday-Friday, 11am – 4pm
Please note that the Hall will be running pre-booked guided tours on the hour. Tickets need to be booked no later than 24 hours in advance of your visit. Click here to book your tickets.
Garden tickets will not be refunded on account of bad weather.