Holker Hall

Holker Hall


Set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into Parkland framed by the Lakeland Hills.

The 2018 Main Season Opening will run from Friday 23rd March until Sunday 28th October.

Hall (11am-4pm) & Gardens (10.30am-5pm) : Wednesday – Sunday (+ Bank Holiday Mondays)

Gift Shop (10.30am-5pm) : Wednesday – Sunday (+ Bank Holiday Mondays)

Café, Food Hall & Park (10.30am-5pm) :  Daily

(Occasionally the Hall opening times may vary to accommodate events. Please check the website before visiting.)

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Holker Hall

Grange-over-Sands, LA11 7PL

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SD359774

Lat/Lng: 54.188384, -2.983458

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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