News

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 […]

21st January 2020

New for 2020: Holker’s gardens to welcome waggy tailed visitors

WAGGY tailed visitors are to be welcomed into the formal gardens of historic Holker Hall for the first time.   The gates to the beautiful property are set to open for the 2020 season on Friday, March 20.   But this year will see a change to those admitted into Holker’s 25 acres of award-winning […]

23rd December 2019

Celebrating a record 2019 season!

THOUSANDS of visitors have played their part in a record-breaking 2019 season at one of the region’s most magnificent stately homes.   The grand gates of Holker Hall have now closed for the winter following the most successful programme of Christmas events and festivities held at the 400-year-old property.   The team behind the scenes […]

3rd December 2019

Christmas Concert set to fill Holker Hall with Classical music

THE sounds of classical music are set to fill Holker Hall once more this Christmas as the annual festive concert evening takes place.   An unmissable performance from the Viva Wind Quintet is set to unfold at the historic, 400-year-old stately home on Thursday, December 12.    Guests are invited to soak up the unique atmosphere […]

28th November 2019

Make a beautiful Christmas wreath at Holker

A HANDCRAFTED Christmas wreath is a charming addition to any home over the festive period.   This year, visitors can enjoy some time out from the busy run up to December 25 at one of Holker’s Christmas wreath making workshops in the beautiful and seasonal surrounds of The Courtyard.   The events – to be held […]

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OPENING TIMES

 

 

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)