16th May 2019

Holker gardeners offer bee-friendly tips and advice

THE award-winning gardeners at one of the region’s most historic stately homes are urging people to follow their top tips to help protect the humble bumble bee. Holker Hall, near Grange-over-Sands, is renowned for its beautiful grounds filled with breath taking horticultural displays. Now, its head gardener Glyn Sherratt has said everyone can do something […]

9th May 2019

Thousands of visitors enjoy Holker’s Spring Fair

THOUSANDS of people flooded through the gates of Holker Hall and Gardens during a three-day Spring Fair event. Clear skies and dry days attracted the crowds, as traders lined up to sell food, drink, arts, crafts, plants and gifts. There was a live petting farm for youngsters to enjoy, along with a circus skills workshop […]

2nd May 2019

Happy couples invited to attend Holker’s first ever wedding open days

NEWLY engaged couples will get the chance to see one of the region’s most romantic homes dressed for a wedding this Sunday and Monday, May 5th and 6th. Beautiful Grade II listed Holker Hall offers timeless, romantic interiors and unspoilt surroundings tucked into one of the most quiet and peaceful corners of the Lake District. […]

1st May 2019

Enjoy something different everyday at Holker’s spring celebration

ONE of Cumbria’s most historic properties is set to welcome crowds of visitors to its bank holiday celebration of spring. Holker Hall and Gardens will host its three day spring fair from Saturday, May 4 to bring together food and craft exhibitors from across the North West with lively, family-friendly entertainment set against the backdrop […]

25th April 2019

Magical Easter weekend draws record crowds to Holker

VISITORS flooded through the gates of one of south Cumbria’s most popular visitor attractions as glorious weather made for a fantastic bank holiday weekend. Crowds of people took advantage of a series of events at Holker Hall and Gardens in Cark, with Easter-themed activities and a plant fair stealing the show. The attraction’s team said […]

15th April 2019

Holker’s spectacular gardens listed among most inspiring in Britain this spring

HISTORIC Holker Hall has been named among the top ten most inspiring gardens to visit in Britain this spring by national newspaper The Daily Mail. The hall’s beautiful borders, elegantly shaped topiary and spectacular water feature has long enthralled visitors to the Grade II-listed property near Grange-over-Sands. But this week, the gardens gained far reaching […]

8th April 2019

Cumbrian stately home celebrates Easter in style with weekend of activities

A MAD Hatter’s tea party, fun egg hunt, artisan food market and plant fair are set to add a drop of magic to Easter celebrations at an historic stately home in Cumbria. The team at Holker Hall and Gardens are hoping for spring sunshine and warm temperatures as they prepare to welcome people to the […]

29th March 2019

Holker’s spectacular water feature restored to former glory

Ageing pointing and leaks meant the Neptune Cascade, at Grade II listed Holker Hall, had been reduced to a trickle for a number of years.

14th March 2019

New daily tours and activities launched to reveal ‘Hidden Holker’

A NEW and exciting programme of daily short talks and activities designed to treat visitors to a glimpse of 'hidden Holker' has been launched for 2019.

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The Hall, Gardens, Cafe, Food Hall, Gift Shop & Ilex Brasserie is now open for the 2019 season.


2019 Opening Times

15th March - 3rd November

Wednesday to Sunday (+Bank Holiday Mondays)

Hall - 11am - 4pm

Gardens, Cafe, Food Hall & Gift Shop - 10.30am - 5pm