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.
Following the Government guidance, we are happy to confirm our 2021 season dates as follows:
Wednesday 31st March - Gardens & Cafe open. Please note the Cafe will be running a takeaway service only.
Wednesday 14th April - Gift Shop open and outside seating available in the courtyard.
Wednesday 19th May - Indoor & outdoor seating available in the courtyard and Cafe.
Wednesday 23rd June - Hall opens for hourly guided tours.