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Blooming charming

Lovely day out in a beautiful setting. Lovely gardens and building to aimesly bimble about. Well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Skipton, United Kingdom
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We visited Holker to see the house decorated for Christmas and have Christmas lunch It was a... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Preston, United Kingdom
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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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All reviews well worth a visit formal gardens cakes gift shop stately home national trust courtyard cafe gardens are lovely interesting house lime tree food shop open to the public deer park room guides entry price tea room afternoon tea
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely day out in a beautiful setting. Lovely gardens and building to aimesly bimble about. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gelvisblue
Reviewed 20 December 2018

We hadn’t here for many years, but as we were visiting the Lakes in early December, we thought we’d go back again, as the house would be decorated for Christmas. When we arrived we realised that many other people obviously had the same idea. There...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SarkLover
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Visited with new born baby and 4 year old Not allowed in with buggy?! Wouldn’t even allow us to walk around ground floor Was told they didn’t have lifts in olden days?!? I honestly think they thought we were that stupid to think that there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

We visited Holker to see the house decorated for Christmas and have Christmas lunch It was a delight ,flowers and Christmas decorations beautiful ,volunteers and staff warm friendly and very knowledgeable Lunch was very good with excellent service Food hall lacked fresh food so was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Clappersgate
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Went with my sister, niece and daughter on 07/12/18 and we were expecting so much after reading the reviews. We were all really disappointed. Firstly the `decorations' are just a series of flower displays, secondly the upstairs bedrooms were closed for viewing and thirdly so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 54nusA3C4P
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We was recommended to visit at Christmas after having a fabulous full day in summer visiting the hall and gardens we were not disappointed as the hall was stunning with open fires ,the most stunning arrangements and beautiful decorations. We had lovely food and drinks...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Smirh
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

We have today been with our 3 grandchildren to see Father Christmas at Holker. I cannot express what a wonderful experience it was. Every year since our children were young ( they are now 42 and 36) we have taken them to see Father Christmas....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nanaanne2014
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Went here just for the winter market. £3 which was rightly priced. The stalls were well spaced out and not too crowded either. There was a few stalls both food and gifts. Unfortunately the weather wasn’t on our side and it started raining and most...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Not a fan of Christmas markets especially at the start of November as they tend to be swamped with people and overcrowded. However Holker halls market was the opposite. Yes it was busy but stalls etc were well spaced so you weren’t on top of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank petejalexander
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

It is a beautiful house, we all really enjoyed walking around, and the fact that there aren't any ropes sectioning off the rooms is lovely. The garden is also beautiful, and again very much enjoyed. In our opinion though, we felt that the price is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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25 August 2018|
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Response from Dawn J | Reviewed this property |
Not in the gardens themselves - but dogs allowed in the parkland outside of the gardens
Abi G
24 February 2018|
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Response from raer963 | Reviewed this property |
If anyone is still after this info, the price was £12.50 for entry to Hall and Gardens as of October 2018!
6 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