Finding Us

Holker Hall

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.
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2021 Season

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. 


Dates and Times 

Café / Gardens / Gift Shop – 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. These are available to book via the ‘Book Tickets’ button on our website, or via the kiosk when you arrive)