This property is free for HHA Friends
Elizabethan house with fine paneling, plasterwork and furniture. World famous 17th Century topiary garden laid out by Monsieur Beaumont in 1694, spring and summer bedding, herbaceous borders and fountain garden. Homemade food using local produce, and excellent gift shop. Group visits welcome.
1994 HHA/Christie's Garden of the Year Award winner
This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours - please check opening times.
5m S of Kendal on A6, exit M6/J36.
Visitor Opening Times
2016: 17 Apr–6 Oct Sun–Thurs (closed Fri & Sat). Garden, Tea Room, Gift Shop & Plant Centre 10am–5pm. House 12 noon–4pm (last entry 3.30pm).
2017: 9 Apr–5 Oct Sun–Thurs (closed Fri & Sat). Garden, Tea Room, Gift Shop & Plant Centre 10am–5pm. House 12 noon–4pm (last entry 3.30pm).
Groups (20+) please book.
Please note that these opening times are correct to the best of the HHA’s knowledge, as advised by the property. Opening times may change and a property may very occasionally need to close at short notice. We therefore recommend you check with the property before your visit, by phone or on the property’s website, especially if your journey is likely to be a long one.
Groups and special visits
Elizabethan house with finest panelling, plasterwork and contents. Famous 17th century topiary garden, Spring and Summer bedding, herbaceous borders and fountain garden. Steam traction engines. Home-made food using local produce and excellent gift shop. Group visits welcome. Please apply in writing.
Tailor Made Facilities
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