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Levens Hall

Levens Hall Levens Hall, Kendal LA8 0PD, England
+44 15395 60321
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Rainy day visit

You can feel the history and passage of time here from the moment you step into the entrance hall... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely House with Amazing Gardens

Being owned privately and not by the National Trust we expected the house to have a warm and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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 good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Levens Hall Levens Hall, Kendal LA8 0PD, England
+44 15395 60321
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can feel the history and passage of time here from the moment you step into the entrance hall. It has an array of guided candle sticks, oak panelling , intricate plaster work and interesting furniture. Royal connections so a good history lesson for teens...More

Thank BlueVanLady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being owned privately and not by the National Trust we expected the house to have a warm and friendly atmosphere and be filled with its original furniture, paintings and ornaments and we were delighted to find it was exactly that and more. The wood and...More

Thank konnosir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful topiary and lots of it. Only went on garden tour but there was so much to see. Very nice!y set out and well kept. Well worth the money.

Thank sashasax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommend a visit - the gardens are amazing & the topiary is unbelievable - out of this world. The Hall is beautiful. Well worth a visit

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Hall & Gardens on an overcast Wednesday afternoon in May, but that did not deter us from the lovely gardens. An interesting mix of great topiary, interwoven tree lined paths and various other plants and flowers. A previous reviewer has bemoaned the...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Very good example of Topiary gardens I would highly recommend a visit ,it is so interesting to see what can be done with hedges the gardens are beautiful

Thank georgy64
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Having seen the website and read the Disability access section in which it states clearly the house is not really accessible for most disabled people who cannot climb stairs or walk far, BUT it states that the gardens are accessible for disabled visitors, with gravel...More

Thank L L
rbagot12, Owner at Levens Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of Levens Hall. We are very sad to hear that you didn't have an enjoyable visit. The garden was laid out at a time when wheelchairs didn't exist and despite our best efforts in recent years to widen openings...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is really is an amazing place. The topiary is very well done. The rest of the gardens are tidy but not as interesting. The house was interesting too although overall, In my opinion expensive.

Thank billoc
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here on a Wednesday lunchtime/afternoon. We had tea and a sandwich first before heading for the gardens. The cafe, is run in a very haphazard way and hardly slick or professional, perhaps the folk who work here are volunteers. Undeterred after our tea...More

1  Thank Nemesis13
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The visit combined the house and the gardens and these were both very well worth visiting. There was a small outside eating area and a larger facility inside. The snack type food was well prepared. Plenty to see an

Thank Geoffrey W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there an entry fee?
13 October 2016|
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Response from SimonLev | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes, I think it was about £12 - a bit cheaper if you book online.
Lorna S
Is it open all year?
16 November 2015|
Response from rbagot12 | Property representative |
Hello there, I'm afraid that Levens is open from April to October. We look forward to seeing you in 2016.
Jo U
Hi as a wheelchair user do have the accessibility regaurds jo
8 September 2015|
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Response from rbagot12 | Property representative |
Hello I'm afraid that there isn't any wheelchair access in the house owing to the large number of stairs and narrow doorways. The house is also grade one listed, therefore we can't install lifts. There is wheelchair access... More