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Address: Levens Hall Levens Hall, Kendal LA8 0PD, England
Phone Number: +44 15395 60321
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Levens Hall is an Elizabethan historic house and garden, located at the...

Levens Hall is an Elizabethan historic house and garden, located at the entrance to the Lake District in the county of Cumbria.

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Excellent Enjoyable visit to Levens Hall on short holiday break in the Lake District. Very pleasant experience displaying usual high standards of professionalism from staff and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Enjoyable visit to Levens Hall on short holiday break in the Lake District. Very pleasant experience displaying usual high standards of professionalism from staff and highly motivated volunteers. Thanks.

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Took more pictures here than anywhere else on the trip. The topiary gardens were impressive with so many different shapes. Tour of the rooms of the house was very informative given by very friendly docents.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Levens Hall is definately really unique place to visit - it´s world oldest topiary garden with amazing topiary and also the house is full of history!

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

A place for peaceful contemplation. Few visitors when we attended A mobility scooter available for hire

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Bramhall
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Staff are so helpful. A few of the volunteers took time to assist my disabled elderly mother and explain the history of the house to her while I went into the upstairs rooms that she couldn't get to. The house and gardens are so interesting and a great way to spend a few hours. Each room has laminated fact sheets... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

A visit to Levens Hall is well worth while. We especially liked seeing the original panelling which is still in place and the history of the house is very interesting. The gardens although not as big as those of other stately homes are nevertheless a must to visit just to see the amazing topiary which has been done to the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We had a lovely few hours at Levens Hall, we started with a tour of the house which was very interesting, then a snack in the café, followed by a walk round the amazing gardens filled with extraordinary topiary some of which was around 300 years old, we finished of the visit with tea and cake in the café, not... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Very nice gardens with amazing topiary probably the best in the British Isles. Very interesting house steeped in History and still lived in. Lovely people answering lots of questions about house and gardens. A good cafe offering fresh food sensibly priced Even got a play area for the kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

I recently made my annual visit to these wonderful gardens with stunning topiary. The gardens were completely flooded in the winter and the gardeners deserve our thanks for all the hard work they undertook to have them looking as good as ever.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

A long awaited visit to Levens Hall gardens could have been marred by the weather but it wasn't at all! The topiary garden is fabulous and the thrills keep on coming as one wanders through lush areas of immaculately kept borders, pleached lime tunnels and a sweet scented and colourful rose garden. Our enjoyment began well with a delicious lunch... More 

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