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Holehird Gardens

Patterdale Road, Windermere LA23 1NP, England
015394 46008
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Ranked #2 of 7 Attractions in Windermere
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

What a gem! hidden in the hills behind Windermere, this beautifull garden is the work of highly skilled volounteers who clearly put a lot of pride in their work.

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Kendal, England.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Well worth a visit if you are a plant lover, gorgeous borders with allseason interest, large collection of hydrangeas in the grounds, sometimes plants for sale. amazing backdrop of views across to lake and mountains, brilliant for photos.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A brilliant little gem where you can relax and enjoy a beautiful garden while the rest of the world rushes past .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Lovely gardens, visited at end of October but gardens were still blooming and simply beautiful. Very well kept, staff were exceptionally friendly. One elderly gentleman ran out in a shower of rain to offer a brolly to my wife, although I was just fetching mine from the car! Small reception had hot drinks available at little cost, and somewhere to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautifully laid out gardens on hillside overlooking Windermere. These gardens are looked after by 60 volunteers. A must for keen gardeners. Most plants are labelled.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My boyfriend and I called here to kill a bit of time, however we really enjoyed walking around the gardens. Considering there is no charge to enter (but you can donate) we wasn't expecting it to be as good as it was. We went to Holker Hall in the afternoon (which you do have to pay to enter) but we... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We have visited the garden several times now and it is always beautiful, with lots of colour in the walled garden. It is kept really neat compared to other gardens we have been to. Daffodils are a feature in the spring, and heathers in the autumn. If you have time walk down to the terrace and across the field to... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our friends had brought us here last year - and it rained. This year the weather was superb and we got the views as well as the plants. In September the national hydrangea collection is at its best, but we must come back in spring to see the hostas and the ferns, also national collections. Well worth seeking out.

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York, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

WOW, stunning gardens with beautiful views over the fells. well worth a visit. optional donation on entry.

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Lake District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Worth visiting in different months as always plenty of lovely and interesting plants flowering at different times. There is the Walled Garden with many well stocked flower beds and in Spring is a field of Daffodils, later on Heathers are in flower, and Autumn colours of Maples in the woodland area. There is now a tea/coffee machine in Reception. .

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