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Holehird Gardens

Holehird Gardens Patterdale Road, Windermere LA23 1NP, England
+44 15394 46008
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As members of the HoleHird Gardens always a lovely visit looking at the truly amazing work Of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jezza35
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Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
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Inspirational gardens

Off the beaten track but worth looking for. Narrow driveway through gates which open as you near... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane F
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West Midlands, 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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"walled garden"
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"horticultural society"
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"national collections"
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"run by volunteers"
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"for sale"
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"suggested donation"
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"wonderful garden"
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"coffee machine"
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"full bloom"
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"amazing variety"
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"year round"
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"langdale pikes"
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"plenty of seats"
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"stunning views"
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"lake district"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As members of the HoleHird Gardens always a lovely visit looking at the truly amazing work Of all The members and volunteers that help Maintain the beautiful Gardens ...., truly worth a visit you won’t be disappointed also large selection of lovely nurtured plants to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Off the beaten track but worth looking for. Narrow driveway through gates which open as you near them. Not much space so drive slowly up the lane. The gardens are on a slope, so a lot of walking uphill, but there are benches everywhere and...More

Thank Diane F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

structured garden of the horticulture society. wonderful plants an many inspirations for my own garden.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Himalayan blue poppies were spectacular and the mini hosta collection was interesting.The volunteers must be congratulated.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really lovely time visiting this fantastic garden. It is beautiful and so restful. Wonderful views too! The range of flower and plants is amazing. They have several national collections there. The fact it is looked after by just volunteers is hard to...More

Thank chrissie21Yorkshire
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly I would request that the signage to the gardens needs to be improved as the gardens are off the beaten track. Once arrived the gardens are well maintained by volunteers, with all plants being labelled up. This is excellent for any visiting gardener as...More

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful garden with stunning views over Lake Windemere. Quite steep, but covered with with spiring blooms. The alpine garden were especially good.

Thank simmkat
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really beautiful gardens maintained extremely well and by volunteers. Spent around an hour strolling across the lawns & through the woodland trails. Well worth a donation.

Thank david n
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We were recommended to visit this gem. Absolutely gorgeous place.Been to quite a few botanical gardens and this rivals the best.No need to say anything else

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

We visited these stunning gardens very recently and they are one of the best gardens we have ever visited. Cannot believe that they are maintained by volunteers only. Top marks to them. The ladies at the centre were very friendly and helpful. Will recommend to...More

Thank Fay R
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Paula S
14 May 2018|
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Response from GEOFF W | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, sorry . The gardens have luscious gentle gradual lawns, and some of the most spectacular views and seats are in elevated areas, which involve single file walks as the paths are narrow in some parts. So, on... More
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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
12 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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