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Levens Hall

Levens Hall Levens Hall, Kendal LA8 0PD, England
+44 15395 60321
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Beautiful Hall and gardens

Levens is a beautiful, historic house with world famous topiary gardens. The grounds contain many... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anne C
Amazing

Levens Hall is a friendly, privately owned house. Currently the visitor facilities are being... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Henk S
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Levens Hall is an Elizabethan historic house and garden, located at the entrance to the Lake District in the county of Cumbria.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“topiary garden” (39 reviews)
“willow maze” (11 reviews)
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Levens Hall Levens Hall, Kendal LA8 0PD, England
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"topiary garden"
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"alice in wonderland"
in 12 reviews
"willow maze"
in 11 reviews
"well worth a visit"
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"elizabethan house"
in 13 reviews
"deer park"
in 8 reviews
"tea room"
in 22 reviews
"gift shop"
in 17 reviews
"flower beds"
in 6 reviews
"family home"
in 13 reviews
"herbaceous borders"
in 7 reviews
"lovely sunny day"
in 5 reviews
"garden tour"
in 8 reviews
"enjoyable visit"
in 6 reviews
"round the gardens"
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"cakes"
in 11 reviews
"play area"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Levens is a beautiful, historic house with world famous topiary gardens. The grounds contain many different types of garden including a beech walk, orchard, herb garden etc. It is well maintained and visually attractive with a range of features and planting The Hall is beautifully...More

Thank Anne C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Levens Hall is a friendly, privately owned house. Currently the visitor facilities are being upgraded. The house and gardens are beautiful and unique. Good parking, relaxed tour of the house with friendly staff and an amazing garden.

Thank Henk S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We can to see the topiary, which is very good. However we were surprised and delighted by the house. There was lots of original panelling and some Gillows furniture, all very interesting, if you like that sort of thing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I appreciate that the a team spend a whole month clipping the hedges to sharpen the outline latter in the summer. However it was disappointing to see lots of bear soil in the empty flower beds and the whole place in need of a good...More

Thank 231yve
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LevensHall, General Manager at Levens Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

What a great pity that your visit to Levens Hall appears to have coincided with that of Storm Hector, and you didn't get to see the gardens at their best. Unfortunately Storm Hector left a bit of devastation in its wake, and slightly delayed our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Levens Hall we had previously visited in 2008.The house is ok, but it is the gardens particularly the topiary which brought us back. We had a fine sunny day for our visit so we were able to enjoy the...More

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LevensHall, General Manager at Levens Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks very much for your review and really pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. If you are able to visit us again, you may be interested to know that there is a beautiful country walk through Levens Deer Park, located directly opposite the main...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have driven past Levens hall more times than we care to mention on our way up to the Lake District. Finally, and somewhat shamefully in retrospect, we decided to pay it a visit and what an enjoyable experience it turned out to be! We...More

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LevensHall, General Manager at Levens Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much and hope you'll come again before too long.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the house and garden and thoroughly enjoyed both. The house has some excellent Elizabethan features and the leather wallpaper is quite special. The topiary garden is exceptional with fantastic carpet bedding to contrast the topiary. In addition the rest of the gardens are...More

1  Thank Madalyn H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would urge any garden lover to visit these historic gardens. They are a first class example of the age old art of topiary and they are immaculate. The house's history is full of intrigue and scandal!

Thank Amanda J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle looks a picture and well maintained despite the age, its like stepping back into history withe the ornate decor in the castle. The collections in history is priceless and you can read about it at your own pace while admiring the masterpieces. It...More

Thank lamasng
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to see the house and we're stunned by the beauty and originality of the gardens. Some of the topiary are 300 years old. An amazing sight. We did visit the house and we were pleasantly surprised by the level of authenticity for a...More

Thank Christian B
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ChristabellaJoey
17 June 2018|
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Response from fidgetbuzz | Reviewed this property |
Sorry .. no knowledge .. try their web site .. but 231yve may well be right
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Baild
15 April 2018|
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Response from LevensHall | Property representative |
Levens Park is completely free to visit and you can walk up either side of the river on footpaths.
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Foreversorted F
10 September 2017|
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Response from LevensHall | Property representative |
You can buy tickets anytime you like online. They don't need to be printed and so showing them to our ticket kiosk attendant on your phone is totally fine. We look forward to seeing you soon
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