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Address: Levens Hall Levens Hall, Kendal LA8 0PD, England
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+44 15395 60321
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Levens Hall is an Elizabethan historic house and garden, located at the...

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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Amazing gardens with bags of autumnal colours

An ideal way to spend an afternoon by exploring award winning gardens plus a historic house with numerous fully furnished rooms to recall an age long gone. If your lucky you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
cumbriared
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An ideal way to spend an afternoon by exploring award winning gardens plus a historic house with numerous fully furnished rooms to recall an age long gone. If your lucky you may see the famous grey lady at night which local folk law suggests is the ghost of a previous resident. Being ideally placed for easy access to the M6... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a couple of years ago now but they loved the house and especially the gardens. It was a lovely day and we had a picnic in the grounds. Well worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Been here a few times love ❤️ it ,the gardens are spectacular,and the hall is very interesting.had lunch in Tesco rooms which is all home made yummy .

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Fabulous walled gardens to lose yourself in and a perfectly sized house to explore without getting too tired. Friendly informative staff. Join the free garden tour for greater insight. I've passed Levens Hall over the years and can't believe that I've been never been her before. Amazing to think it was hit by the 2014-15 floods.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent Enjoyable visit to Levens Hall on short holiday break in the Lake District. Very pleasant experience displaying usual high standards of professionalism from staff and highly motivated volunteers. Thanks.

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Took more pictures here than anywhere else on the trip. The topiary gardens were impressive with so many different shapes. Tour of the rooms of the house was very informative given by very friendly docents.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Levens Hall is definately really unique place to visit - it´s world oldest topiary garden with amazing topiary and also the house is full of history!

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A place for peaceful contemplation. Few visitors when we attended A mobility scooter available for hire

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Staff are so helpful. A few of the volunteers took time to assist my disabled elderly mother and explain the history of the house to her while I went into the upstairs rooms that she couldn't get to. The house and gardens are so interesting and a great way to spend a few hours. Each room has laminated fact sheets... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A visit to Levens Hall is well worth while. We especially liked seeing the original panelling which is still in place and the history of the house is very interesting. The gardens although not as big as those of other stately homes are nevertheless a must to visit just to see the amazing topiary which has been done to the... More 

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