24th May 2018
Visitors to Holker’s 2nd Spring Fair enjoyed glorious weather last weekend, with 3,000 people attending across the two day event. With a variety of exhibitors covering all things food, home, gardening and craft, and entertainment including The Fairly Famous Family theatre performers with their Kitsch Café and the visiting Why Not Alpacas—a great weekend of […]
3rd May 2018
With just over two weeks to go until the Holker Spring Fair entertainment plans for the event are being revealed and organisers have confirmed the addition of a royal roving performance by The Fairly Famous Family theatre performers. Bringing their Kitsch Café act to life with a special twist on the weekend of the royal […]
12th April 2018
The Holker Spring Fair returns for a second year at the historic estate of Holker Hall & Gardens. A celebration of the arrival of spring, the event on the 19th & 20th May is attracting interest from both new and returning exhibitors and confirmed so far is a fine array of all things home, food, […]
11th April 2018
Cartmel Racecourse are delighted to announce that Boyzone will be performing at this summer’s open-air concert live at Cartmel Races on Friday 29th June. Early Bird Tickets go on sale at 9.00am Friday 13th April! Following the success of previous live music concerts including Tom Jones, Simply Red and Jools Holland, Cartmel Racecourse are delighted […]
8th January 2018
A full calendar of events awaits visitors to Holker Hall & Gardens in 2018, with a fabulous selection of opportunities to enjoy one of Cumbria's true hidden gems.
16th November 2017
Embrace the festive season this December and join Holker Hall for three wonderful weekends to celebrate the magic of Christmas.
6th November 2017
8,000 people flocked to Holker's annual Winter Market this weekend as people took the opportunity to start their Christmas shopping early.
27th October 2017
Holker Hall is busy making final preparations for what is fast becoming one of the most popular dates in its seasonal events calendar.The Winter Market, taking place on the 4th & 5th November, has grown from a small selection of local producers to a bustling winter market attracting some of the best artisan producers in the North West.
6th October 2017
As the leaves begin to fall across the Parkland it's a wonderful time of year to visit the historic Holker Hall in Cark-in-Cartmel, Cumbria.Why not put these dates in your diary for the months ahead.
13th September 2017
This weekend's damp weather didn't affect the fiery fun at Holker with a full house for the chilli eating competitions hosted by Darth Naga.A packed Courtyard watched on as 10 competitors (on each day) took part in the lively competition.Saturday's competition was the most entertaining yet with Darth commenting it was best one he had ever hosted - humorous contestants were encouraged by the lively crowd - with Jordan from Barrow taking centre stage.Joint winners took the trophy on Saturday and Ed Duffy was crowned Sunday's winner after reaching around 250,000 scovilles.
2019 Winter Opening Times
The Gardens are now closed until the 2020 season. The Hall and Courtyard (Cafe, Ilex, Gift Shop & Food Hall) are open Thursday to Sunday, 10:30am to 5pm.
Dates and Times
The Hall and Courtyard (Cafe, Ilex, Gift Shop & Food Hall) are open 10:30am – 5pm. Thursday to Sunday.
Friday 29th November – Sunday 1st December
Thursday 5th December – Sunday 8th December
Thursday 12th December – Sunday 15th December