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Levens Hall

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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You must visit this great house and fabulous gardens.

We spent a lovely afternoon here. The house is extremely interesting and very well preserved. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Second visit; Nice gardens and house. Well worth a visit...

My wife and I visited here again for the second time. First you arrive to be greeted by chickens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“deer park”(11 reviews)
Levens Hall is an Elizabethan historic house and garden, located at the entrance to the Lake District in the county of Cumbria.
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Levens Hall Levens Hall, Kendal LA8 0PD, England
+44 15395 60321
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon here. The house is extremely interesting and very well preserved. The gardens and extensive topiary are amazing. Nice little cafe with lots of homemade cakes etc. However a new purpose built cafe/restaurant is under construction and it looks very exciting....More

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LevensHall, General Manager at Levens Hall, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks very much for your great review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much, and hope you will come back again soon to sample the delights of the new restaurant.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited here again for the second time. First you arrive to be greeted by chickens in the car park. The gardens are fantastic and a pleasure to walk around on a nice day. The house is worth a visit, but a...More

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LevensHall, General Manager at Levens Hall, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you very much for your comments. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. To clarify, the admission price of £13.90 is for an adult entry to both the House and Gardens, not just the House. We feel it represents excellent value...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing topiary. Lovely atmoshphere. The house was cool. We went looking for birds and mouses which were part of the children's game. The best part was the homemade cakes, and the sausage roll was the best I've ever tasted. Homemade and cooked beatifully. We had...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here as two adults and one teenager, there was a really good sized car park and it was easy to find. I thought the entry price was worth it and the staff members I dealt with were very friendly. It is a beautiful...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a very wet day.A lovely historic house but the attendants need a lesson from the staff at National Trust properties on how to make a place come to life and inspire enthusiasm in visitors.They were more like prison guards but then this place...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a lovely venue. Easy to get to though. The Pavillion at the bottom is a fantastic venue for a wedding and looks amazing. The staff were welcoming and although it's not cheap it certainly shows value for money. Would recommend and would go...More

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

Thanks very much for your review, but unfortunately you have reviewed the wrong place! The venue you are referring to is The Villa at Levens, which is located just down the road from Levens Hall.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely house and garden. Also a good walk along the river. Will come back to see the steam engine again which was not there.

Thank lingramar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully laid out gardens with tall hedges and wonderful topiary. However, the trees and topiary bushes are only cut once a year, which is not enough in my opinion, because they all needed a good trim, particularly the yew. This meant they lost their sharpness...More

1  Thank nigel02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic gardens - could spend hours here. I love the topiary and range of plants. Great to relax by the pond and really interested haha.

Thank abigailmann4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the roses (beautifully perfumed) and the topiary was very special. The house was interesting and the staff most helpful. The cafe had a limited menu and we thought quite expensive but they are in the process of building a new restaurant. Would thoroughly...More

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17 June 2018|
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Response from LevensHall | Property representative |
Hi We don't allow dogs (other than assistance dogs) in the grounds of Levens Hall. However, in the car park you will find plenty of shaded areas to park and drinking water for dogs. There's a lovely walk on marked... More
14 April 2018|
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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10 September 2017|
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