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Address: Patterdale Road, Windermere LA23 1NP, England
Phone Number: 015394 46008
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Beautiful gardens in a relaxed atmosphere

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Haywards Heath
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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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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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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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

When I read some of the reviews where people are dissatisfied with this place I wonder what planet they are on? Yes it is small, extend your visit by walking through the woods or down by the tarn, but it is beautifully maintained and a great spot to spend a few relaxing hours with the added bonus of a terrific... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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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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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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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