Welcome to Holker Hall & Gardens

Holker is the home of Lucy Cavendish and her husband Tor McLaren who extend a warm welcome to all visitors. Magnificently situated only a short distance from Grange-over-Sands and the expanse of Morecambe Bay, the Estate is set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into parkland, framed by the Lakeland Hills. 

Opening Times

From Wednesday 17th June 2020, our wonderful visitors will be able to access the Gardens here at Holker although disappointingly, the Hall itself will remain closed for the time being.

Opening times will be Wednesday – Sunday, 10.30am until 4pm.

Admission Prices

Gardens and Parkland –  £9 per person.

Annual Pass Ticket – £18 per person – unlimited entrance to the Hall & Gardens throughout the 2020 season.

Children go free with accompanying adult.

Discounts available for groups of 10 or more.

FAQ

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 Gsrdens, 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.

What’s On

Spring Fair

Saturday 1st May 2021 & Sunday 2nd May 2021

Holker Chilli Fest

Saturday 4th September 2021 & Sunday 5th September 2021

Holker Winter Markets

Friday 5th November 2021 to Sunday 7th November 2021

Latest News FROM HOLKER HALL & GARDENS

 

30th March 2021

And we’re open!

The moment you’ve all been waiting for finally arrives tomorrow, the 31st March! The gates will once again be open and we can’t wait to see all your wonderful faces and welcome you back with open arms – albeit at a distance! From tomorrow, our Gardens and Cafe will be open from 10.30am-5pm. The cafe […]

17th March 2021

No more ‘Monkeying’ around

2020 was a difficult year for us all and unfortunately, it was also the final year for the iconic Monkey Puzzle tree located within Holker’s Gardens. The Monkey Puzzle was first planted 176 years ago, back in 1844 by William Lobb for Joseph Paxton when it was a mere seed brought back from Chile. Unbelievably […]

9th March 2021

2021 Season Opening Confirmed!

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! We are thrilled to announce that we have a plan in place to open for the 2021 season! There has been a lot of work behind the scenes getting everything ready for when we were given the green light. The dates for your diary are: Wednesday 31st […]

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