THE HOUSE

Holker Hall, home of the Cavendish Family, has never been bought or sold but passed by inheritance through just three families: the Prestons, the Lowthers and the Cavendishes, with each generation leaving its impression by either altering the landscape or by changing the house by adding, refacing, embellishing or even rebuilding, as happened to the New Wing after the disastrous fire of 1871.

Click on the images below for details of each room.

 

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)