The Garden Landscape Guide

Holehird Gardens

A woodland garden, stream garden, walled garden and rock garden run by members of the horticultural society. There are Alpine and Tufa Houses. It has a fine site with a natural stream. William Groves, the former owner, sponsored plant collection expeditions to the Himalayas. The gardens hold National Collections of Astilbe, Hydrangeas and Polystichum ferns.

Patterdale Road, Windemere, Cumbria, England, LA23 1NP

All year. Daily. Open dawn to dusk. Wardens on duty 10am to 5pm Easter to October. Groups strictly by arrangement.

By donation (£3 appreciated)

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  • almost 8 years by Deborah McMillin 5 / 5
    Check out my review of Holehird on my website. Hit photo archive under extra and see additional photos. Visted Sept.19,2007.
    Check out other places of interest in the Lake District for gardeners under this site also.
    Dave and I are planning on revisiting in 2009. Well worth a return visit next time over.

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