News

4th January 2017

NEW for 2017 – Snowdrop Weekends

17th - 19th and 24th - 26th February 2017

The Holker Gardens will open for two weekends in February 2017 for the snowdrop season.Usually closed through the winter months - this will be the first time the Gardens have been open to the public during February since 2011.

7th November 2016

Record numbers attend largest ever Holker Winter Market

Record numbers attended the 13th Holker Winter Market this weekend, as visitors flocked to start their Christmas shopping early.8,000 people flooded through the gates across the two days, with around 4,000 attending on each day - in total, nearly 2,000 more than previous years.

6th November 2016

A Unique Partnership Offers Weddings as Unique as You!

A new partnership has been formed in Cumbria and The Lakes for Weddings that are as unique as each couple tying the knot. The history and heritage of the stunning Holker Hall, home of the Cavendish family, the culinary magic of Campbell and Rowley plus the expertise of The Lake District Wedding Company of all things wedding offer an unrivalled combination.

Holker Hall Wedding Fair on Sunday 13th November is the first showcase of this offer and an exciting opportunity for brides and grooms-to-be to experience the sights sounds and tastes on offer for their perfect wedding package.

25th October 2016

Holker prepares for largest Winter Market in 13 years

Holker Hall in Cark-In-Cartmel is preparing for its largest ever Winter Market in 13 years, with 80 stalls already confirmed.

From small beginnings back in 2004, the Winter Market has grown in popularity with both exhibitors and the general public."We're thrilled to see that this event is thriving and that businesses are booking stalls as it's a really popular date on our event calendar for visitors.We always find there's a lovely atmosphere across the weekend as people are getting in that Christmas spirit and want to find something a little more unusual for gifts and stocking fillers," comments Jillian Rouse, Head of Visitor Services.

18th October 2016

Halloween fun at Holker

Halloween Fun takes place at Holker Hall & Gardens at Cark-in-Cartmel over the October half term holiday, 27th - 30th October 2016.

Visitors will be able to take part in a number of Halloween themed activities including a guided Wicked Walk within the award-winning gardens.This will take place on Saturday at 2pm and cost £3.50 per person with pre-booking recommended.

12th September 2016

Over 4,000 visitors head to the Holker Chilli Fest for fiery fun!

It was fiery fun all round at Holker this weekend, as well over 4,000 visitors headed to the third annual Chilli Fest. Organisers recorded a 5% increase on last year's visitor numbers with a fun and lively weekend enjoyed by families and chilli-enthusiasts alike.

30th August 2016

Familiar faces and hot new flavours at Holker Chilli Fest

Holker Hall's newest event, Chilli Fest is set to once again delight the crowds this September with its array of spicy market stalls, live music and entertainment, and infamous chilli eating contest.

9th August 2016

Much-loved Holker Garden Festival concludes after 24 wonderful years

Having brought smiles to the faces of many thousands of visitors over almost a quarter of a century, the Holker Garden Festival's magnificent floral marquees have been dismantled for the final time.

13th July 2016

Fun for a fiery palate as Holker Chilli Fest tickets go on sale!

Advance discounted tickets for the hotly anticipated Holker Chilli Fest go on sale on Friday 15th July, as the Hall & Gardens newest foodie event returns for a third year.

Recently listed at number 3 by Hudsons Heritage in an article on the UK's best Chilli Festivals, (http://www.hudsonsheritage.com/News.aspx) the Holker Courtyard will come alive with spicy food, music, dancing, magic, and chilli mania on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September 2016.

23rd June 2016

BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow Wednesday 6 July – What story will you bring?

It's time to dust off your treasures for a great, free day out as BBC One's ever-popular Sunday evening programme Antiques Roadshow comes to Holker Hall, near Grange-over-Sands on Wednesday 6 July.

1 2 3 4 5

OPENING TIMES

2nd to 25th November 2018

 

Cafe, Food Hall & Gift Shop - 10.30am-4pm

 

Hall & Gardens closed

Christmas Opening

30th November - 2nd December, 6th - 9th & 13th - 16th December 2018

 

Hall - 11am - 4pm

 

Cafe, Food Hall & Gift Shop - 10.30am - 4pm