4th April 2016

Rural Crafts Association to stage pavilion at 24th Holker Garden Festival

The Holker Garden Festival is delighted to announce that for the very first time the Rural Crafts Association will be staging a craft pavilion at this year's show.

8th March 2016

Holker Hall & Gardens crowned ‘Garden of the Year’

We are delighted to have been crowned "˜Garden of the Year' in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2015/16.

25th February 2016

New Head Gardener

One of Cumbria's best-loved historic houses has announced the arrival of a new head-gardener and at the same time revealed the full details of its varied annual events programme.

26th January 2016

Summer is coming – advance Holker Garden Festival tickets go on sale on Thursday 28th January 2016!

If you're feeling the winter blues, and craving the warmer days of summer,you'll be pleased to hear that advance tickets to the 24th Holker Garden Festival go on sale on Thursday 28th January 2016.Great discounts are available for those early birds with special online advance ticket prices of: Adults £12.50 and Senior/Students £11.00, available up to 31st March; buying your tickets before 31st March means a saving of almost 20%!And from 1st April to 1st June online prices are: Adults £13.00 and Senior/Students £11.50.

22nd January 2016

Calling all landscapers, gardeners and designers!

The Holker Garden Festival is now accepting entries for its 24th annual Show Garden competition and is calling for landscapers, gardeners and designers to showcase their designs, products and talents.

Widely regarded as the North's premier gardening event, the Show Gardens are the focal point of the summer event, taking centre stage on the showground with this year's theme of, "˜Gardening Through the Generations.'

13th January 2016

Holker Garden Festival welcomes gardening expert and TV presenter, Charlie Dimmock to 24th show

Cumbria's annual horticultural celebration - the Holker Garden Festival will be celebrating its 24th year this summer with the attendance of one of the country's best-loved TV gardeners, Charlie Dimmock.

6th January 2016

BBC Antiques Roadshow

BBC Antiques Roadshowto film at Holker Hall on Wednesday6th July- Everyone's invited!

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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