Holker Hall and Gardens are approximately 5 miles south of the A590, the main road running from Kendal to Barrow-in-Furness.
Travelling by Car
If travelling from the M6 (north or south), leave at J36 and head west along the A590. Follow the brown signs through Grange-over-Sands, Flookburgh and Cark. We are about 1 mile beyond the village of Cark. If travelling from the central Lake District, follow the A592 south to Newby Bridge, turn right on to the A590 and then turn left on to the B5278 at Haverthwaite. We are approximately 5 miles south of Haverthwaite. If travelling from West Cumbria, follow the A595 south to Grizebeck, then the A5092 link to the A590. Follow the A590 east for 3 miles, turning right on to the B5278 at Haverthwaite. We are approximately 5 miles south of Haverthwaite. Post code for SATNAV is LA11 7PL.
Travelling by Rail
The nearest railway station to Holker Hall and Gardens is Cark-in-Cartmel which is a 15-minute walk away.
To plan your journey, please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk or www.thetrainline.com
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.