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The Hall is just as we remembered it

It had been many years since we first visited Holker Hall and what I remembered most about it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Durham, United Kingdom
Excellent visit

We arrived as the gates opened (10:30) and started with a wander through the excellent gardens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patrick K
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“family home”(23 reviews)
“formal gardens”(17 reviews)
Holker Hall is the home of the Cavendish Family who welcome visitors of all ages to one of the best-loved stately homes in Britain. Magnificently situated only a short distance from Grange-over-Sands and the expanse of Morecambe Bay and is set in...more
Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7PL, England
+44 15395 58328
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The ticket seller was not aware of the reduced cost for entering the ground floor of the house for wheelchair users. This was a great disappointment to my elderly mother who was restricted to gardens area. The cascade water feature was not working and other...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a really hot day. The Hall was worth a visit, the guides were really informative and helpful. The gardens were nice but not amazing to be honest. Lovely little cafe/ restaurant area. The coffee was probably the best coffee I had all...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After staying at the meathop fell caravan site nearby, we visited this place with high expectations, but were left a bit disappointed by the short time spent in the building although the other wing is still occupied by the family, it cost £8 for my...More

Thank Alexander R
Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been many years since we first visited Holker Hall and what I remembered most about it was the unstuffy atmosphere and the lack of ropes stopping you from seeing things properly. This has not changed - it still feels like the family have...More

Thank flowerlady64
Reviewed 1 week ago

See above in respect of the main attractions. Cafe so average. Parking very good. On the whole expensive and not memorable

Thank parklane1958
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived as the gates opened (10:30) and started with a wander through the excellent gardens. These are very well maintained and from the planting we saw must have looked even better a few week’s earlier when the rhododendron, magnolia, azalea and camellia were in...More

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the hall and park on a stay at Windermere. Hall was good with no ropes to keep you away. The gardens were good too plenty to see and benches to sit and relax. Used the cafe and found the service fine and good was...More

Thank Shaun C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely setting for afternoon tea at this historic house. We sat in the restaurant overlooking the courtyard whilst we ate. The sandwiches had lovely fillings and were well filled. The patisserie was disappointing as the flavours were not varied, could have done with some...More

1  Thank Dianne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens with lovely cafe area - dogs not allowed in the gardens themselves but are allowed in the surrounding parkland. Lots of parking and there is a gift shop / plant shop and restaurant too.

Thank Dawn J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would like to thank Ben Glover for arranging and making a delicious Dairy Free Afternoon Tea for me, the diary free cakes and scones were a really treat for me, they looked great and tasted even better. Thank you so much Ben. We had...More

1  Thank Tracy E
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Abi G
25 February 2018|
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Response from karena3091 | Reviewed this property |
I can’t find the info n the website either - suggest you phone them
7 February 2018|
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Response from karena3091 | Reviewed this property |
No, it’s not National Trust - still privately owned and a real joy
4 June 2016|
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Response from zetani | Reviewed this property |
According to the Holker Hall website, dogs are allowed in to the Parkland at Holker Hall so long as they remain on a lead. Dogs (except Service Dogs) are not allowed in to the Gardens or the Hall.