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

Bess & Barrel Themed Menu Nights

Friday 29th October 2021 & Friday 19th November 2021

Holker Halloween Fun!

Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st October

Holker Winter Markets

Friday 5th November 2021 to Sunday 7th November 2021

Elstob & Elstob Valuation Day

Friday 12th November

Latest News FROM HOLKER HALL & GARDENS

 

11th September 2021

Chilli Fest 2021 – we did it!

Chilli Fest 2021 ended with a bang! What a weekend we had celebrating our last ever Chilli Fest – as we know it! Over 60 stalls of local artisans selling everything from chilli plants and chilli seeds, to hand crafted items, soaps and dog wear. Not to mention all the incredible food and drink on […]

8th July 2021

Fairies & Trolls return!

Their hibernation is officially over!  There have been murmurings in the trees, whisperings in the woods and traces of tiny footprints in our Gardens. The fairies & trolls have returned and are back to their mischievous ways, teasing our gardeners and playing with the wildlife.  We need your help to see how many of the […]

19th June 2021

Can you help us?

  We may not have had our doors open as much as we wanted these last 18 months, however, we have been busy beavering away behind the scenes! And now we need your help and input. We are currently in the consultation process and are looking at varying designs of playgrounds and we would love […]

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