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Holehird Gardens

Address: Patterdale Road, Windermere LA23 1NP, England
Phone Number: 015394 46008
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Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Windermere
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is my second visit to Holehird Gardens in Summer 2014. First time when I visited in 2013, the whole garden was adorned by tulips of different colors and shades. This time, it was with amazing dahlias. This is a place for many photography options. The house was always in its majesty and charm.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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