The Garden 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.
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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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