News

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 […]

22nd April 2021

Summer Theatre in Holker Gardens

We’re excited to announce our calendar of theatre events through summer 2021! Kicking us off are Pendle Productions with their renditions of Wind in the Willows showing on Saturday 5th June and The Railway Children on Sunday 6th June. We will be making the most of our surroundings and the performances will take place nightly […]

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 […]

8th February 2021

WE’RE STILL HERE

Lockdown 3.0 may be in full force, but rest assured that we are all busy behind the scenes getting everything ready for when we can welcome visitors back through our gates. The Gardeners have been hard at work planting an assortment of bulbs ready for the spring time colour. There has been many a project […]

11th March 2020

Exciting 2020 events schedule revealed

THE team at one of Cumbria’s grandest properties have unveiled a packed calendar of exciting, interactive events to celebrate 70 years since it first opened its doors to the public.   Magnificent Holker Hall and Gardens sits in beautiful grounds near Grange over Sands and attracts thousands of visitors every year.   Now, the 2020 […]

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OPENING TIMES

 

 

2021 Season

You have the option of booking tickets in advance via our 'Book Tickets' button or when you arrive with us at our kiosk. Our Christmas opening is not time restricted and you are able to view at your leisure. 

 

 

Dates and Times

Christmas Opening:
Hall, Gardens (first two formal sections), Cafe, Gift Shop & Food Hall
26th, 27th & 28th November
1st-5th December
8th-12th December
15th-19th December
10.30am-4pm