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Levens Hall

Levens Hall Levens Hall, Kendal LA8 0PD, England
+44 15395 60321
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So much to see

A wonderful historic and gloriously atmospheric venue with the Hall and the gardens a sheer... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mochimself
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Wigan, United Kingdom
Café overcharged

I enjoyed a walk around the garden and then a very informative walk around the hall. This was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jeffbrookfield
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Lake District, United Kingdom
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Levens Hall is an Elizabethan historic house and garden, located at the entrance to the Lake District in the county of Cumbria.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“topiary garden” (37 reviews)
“willow maze” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Levens Hall Levens Hall, Kendal LA8 0PD, England
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+44 15395 60321
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"topiary garden"
in 37 reviews
"alice in wonderland"
in 12 reviews
"willow maze"
in 11 reviews
"elizabethan house"
in 13 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 44 reviews
"deer park"
in 8 reviews
"tea room"
in 18 reviews
"gift shop"
in 17 reviews
"flower beds"
in 6 reviews
"family home"
in 13 reviews
"herbaceous borders"
in 7 reviews
"garden tour"
in 8 reviews
"round the gardens"
in 6 reviews
"enjoyable visit"
in 5 reviews
"play area"
in 8 reviews
"formal gardens"
in 5 reviews
"guided tour"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful historic and gloriously atmospheric venue with the Hall and the gardens a sheer delight. House and garden staff extremely helpful and informative. So much to see in the rooms , unfortunately we left ourselves a bit short of time to see everything as...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed a walk around the garden and then a very informative walk around the hall. This was unfortunately spoilt after a bad experience in the cafe. My wife and I ordered off the specials board, when I sat down for my meal, I checked...More

Thank Jeffbrookfield
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LevensHall, General Manager at Levens Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your comments, and we are very sorry to learn that your experience in our café was not as good as it should have been. We'd obviously like to put this right, so please contact us directly at houseopening@levenshall.co.uk

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The world renowned topiary garden is not to my taste, but reasonably interesting. The house has its interesting points, especially its links to Wellington. But the new catering facility cannot come soon enough. The food in the Bellingham Buttery was ok for its type but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Local bus from Kendal drops you at the door. The topiary is magical; the house fascinating. Such history.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for tea, coffee and cake whilst walking, sadly their coffee machine was not working so they could only offer filter coffee which was just OK, nice cakes, cafe small and overlooking lots of building work. Will revisit when new cafe open.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s a lovely garden on a nice day, you can spend a good few hours walking round. The day we were there was not so nice. Rained quite a bit, waterproof shoes are a must lol

Thank John110763
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LevensHall, General Manager at Levens Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Sorry we couldn't organise some nice weather for you .... but really pleased that you enjoyed your visit nonetheless.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gardens are well maintained, house extensive and good tea room. A new tea room is currently under construction.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Externally the topiary garden is amazing .. but that is not the only garden element that is special .. so wander around and marvel. Internally .. I was just gob smacked .. there is so much to see .. and all well described . wander...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here today and was amazed by the gardens and the hall was fantastic well worth a visit. The café served excellent scones couldn't believe they were £1.90 with jam and butter if you want cream they are £2.20, amazing value

Thank Esther465
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LevensHall, General Manager at Levens Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review and really pleased to hear that you enjoyed it so much. Hope you'll come back soon to sample the new restaurant too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My previous review praised the quality of the hot meals. Alas, no more. Cold food only, and a more limited menu. Levens are building a new restaurant, which seems irrelevant to the temperature of the food - the existing kitchen seemingly unaffected by the building...More

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LevensHall, General Manager at Levens Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The Bellingham Buttery is still serving hot food, albeit it a more selective offering to what has been available previously. The new restaurant will open at the beginning of 2019, and we feel sure that you will enjoy all that...More

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Baild
15 April 2018|
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Response from LevensHall | Property representative |
Levens Park is completely free to visit and you can walk up either side of the river on footpaths.
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Foreversorted F
10 September 2017|
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Response from LevensHall | Property representative |
You can buy tickets anytime you like online. They don't need to be printed and so showing them to our ticket kiosk attendant on your phone is totally fine. We look forward to seeing you soon
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70maegany
13 October 2016|
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Response from SimonLev | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes, I think it was about £12 - a bit cheaper if you book online.
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