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Holehird Gardens

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Address: Patterdale Road, Windermere LA23 1NP, England
Phone Number: 015394 46008
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A beautiful gem in the lakes

There are no dislikes for this attraction, it is donations for entry and worth paying for, we have been at all times of the year and there is always something worth seeing. Very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

There are no dislikes for this attraction, it is donations for entry and worth paying for, we have been at all times of the year and there is always something worth seeing. Very relaxing and you can spend over a couple of hours here with alpine houses, lawn area,s, lots of levels to walk around and it even has its... More 

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Leyland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Really interesting and free. Large gardens and most plants are identified to help you learn about them.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Holehird Gardens are beautiful and the RHS do a wonderful job of maintaining them. The £4 donation was paid without question due to the amount of work involved in keeping the gardens in pristine condition. However, the gardens are somewhat smaller than expected. We had planned to spend a few hours walking around and enjoying the various plants but had... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Always like to pop in as I'm passing Windermere. Set in stunning surrounding with wonderful views over the lake. Run by volunteers donations for admission . Lovely selection of spring flowers bring a picnic . Plants on sale . Don't miss out on this gem .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

There weren't a lot of flowers (early in the season), but the trees were coming into blossom, cherry, magnolia etc. There is a walled garden, a rockery, a woodland walk and a lake. It is very peaceful in a beautiful setting. We have visited at various times of the year. It is free, but there is a collection box when... More 

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Haywards Heath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Planned to spend an hour but actually stayed for nearly three! The gardens are located a couple of miles south of Troutbeck, just go through the automatic gates and parking is at the top by reception. There are three areas to see - the wall garden, the rock garden planted with rhododendrons and a lower garden. There is also the... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is a wonderful place to while away a beautiful day. There are accessible toilets and a coffee machine but no food. There are picnic tables and lots of benches and we wished we d brought our lunch as we were enjoying the scenery, smell from shrubs and the bird song. They ask for a donation if possible to help... More 

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Mawdesley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Who says nothing flowers in early spring - you need to visit Holehird gardens lots in flower.Daffodils, early heather flowering.

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Wakefield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Breathtaking views of the lakeland hills as well as lovely gardens. Different things to see depending on the season. Spent an enjoyable hour just wandering.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is the home of the local horticultural society as well as an old peoples home. The oldies have the best view in Windermere.

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