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Holehird Gardens

Holehird Gardens Patterdale Road, Windermere LA23 1NP, England
+44 15394 46008
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Wow

This place is stunning. Gorgeous gardens, so beautiful and peaceful. Staff in the information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cmall72
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Upholland, United Kingdom
via mobile
A year round treasure

There is so much to see in these beautiful gardens. The views are pretty special as well. We have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mrandmrsg626
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Holehird Gardens, home of the Lakeland Horticultural Society, 12 acres of volunteer-run stunning gardens, open every day of the year & a partner garden to RHS. Our Visitor Information office is open daily from 10.00 to 16.00 from April to the end of October.
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Holehird Gardens Patterdale Road, Windermere LA23 1NP, England
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+44 15394 46008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is stunning. Gorgeous gardens, so beautiful and peaceful. Staff in the information centre really friendly and helpful. We loved our afternoon at Holehird. Thank you

Thank cmall72
HolehirdGardens, Public Relations Manager at Holehird Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you, we are all volunteers so your comments are much appreciated!

Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see in these beautiful gardens. The views are pretty special as well. We have visited may times.

Thank mrandmrsg626
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Horticultural delight is located in the most beautiful setting with Views of the Lakeland mountains including Langdale Pikes in the distance. The layout of the display is very good & includes a walled garden with interesting species of plants. Lots of beautiful butterflies &...More

Thank JACKO452
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A real gem of a place one mile off the main road to Ambleside and was featured on the BBC local news last week. All done by volunteers so a donation on entry is requested. We took a leisurely stroll around and even now, as...More

Thank Gibsons88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With some directions in hand, I drove out to see the Gardens, but had some trouble finding my way. Eventually, I got there and all the stress was forgotten . What a beautiful haven in the midst of rather spectacular scenery. this was genuinely one...More

Thank 611mariec
HolehirdGardens, Public Relations Manager at Holehird Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So pleased you found your way! Do come again as the gardens change constantly with the seasons.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guidebook “The Best of Britain” described this garden favourably. That was the reason we went there and we are so pleased that the guidebook highlighted it to us as we were not disappointed.

1  Thank Ultron-8
HolehirdGardens, Public Relations Manager at Holehird Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you, so pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting the Lake District and you like gardens then Holehird Gardens is a place you must visit. Maintained entirely by volunteers the gardens are a tribute to the hard work putting in by the members of the Lakeland Horticultural Society. We spent...More

Thank chillman76
HolehirdGardens, Public Relations Manager at Holehird Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. Please come again soon, the gardens look different every week and we're open all year round.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom and I were looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors and spend a half day in Windermere and so we decided to walk to the Holehird gardens - SO GLAD WE DID. The gardens were incredibly beautiful and offered many points of...More

1  Thank katie d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend suggested we visit these gardens when we were next in the Lake District. We did and realised we had passed the brown sign for them many times without really reading it. What a surprise, lovely well maintained gardens with a beautiful view. Plenty...More

1  Thank Visitover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take some time out to discover these breathtaking gardens entirely maintained by volunteers. The beauty of the gardens and vistas created are stunning and the vibrant autumnal colours a sheer delight. Apart from the formal gardens walk to the rockery gardens and take in the...More

1  Thank David R
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HydSarithaKshatri
27 December 2016|
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Response from HolehirdGardens | Property representative |
1) Weather fine 2) Taxi is best bet unless you are a keen walker - see the web site for visiting details and directions. 3) Entrance is free - a donations box is available on site. Most of the garden is dormant at the... More
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Debby L
11 November 2016|
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Response from HolehirdGardens | Property representative |
There is limited wheelchair access. If you provide an email address I will let you have a map showing various access areas. Entry is free but a donation of £4 per person is welcomed to help with costs of running the garden... More
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Linzi K
6 July 2016|
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Response from HolehirdGardens | Property representative |
Sorry but no. The grounds can be used for wedding photos after the ceremony, but by prior arrangement only.
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