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Askham Hall

Type:Garden

Askham Hall, Askham, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2PF

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About

Take a stroll through our beautiful gardens with views of the River Lowther, visit our animals and enjoy something delicious in our Kitchen Garden Café.

Gardens
Askham Hall Gardens are a must visit! The 12 acres are full of stunning features, including colourful terraces and 230ft long double herbaceous borders, formal lawns, kitchen gardens, woodland, meadows and ponds. Take in the impressive views down to the River Lowther and enjoy the secluded spots and peaceful corners of the garden. You can also buy plants to take home. All the produce we grow and rear at Askham Hall is used in our café, pub and restaurant.

Kitchen Garden Café
Visit our lovely café for morning coffee, a light lunch or tea and cake. You can relax in front of our log burning stove or enjoy the sunshine in our secluded garden. During spring and summer (peak times only) you can enjoy a pizza from our wood-fired oven and our homemade icecreams.

Animals and children's play area
Askham Hall is home to rare-breed pigs and goats, free range chickens and ducks - many of which you can see from our animal viewing and children's play area.

Nearby walks and outdoor activities
Askham Hall café is a perfect base for walking, running, cycling and other outdoor activities and sports. Routes take you across fields, through woodland, along rivers and up fells.

Information
Guided group tours by arrangement.
Free parking.
Unfortunately we do not allow dogs in the garden.

Our animal viewing area and secret wooded garden trails makes it great for kids. Please note that the restaurant is open in the evening and not all of the facilities are available there, some are only applicable to the cafe.

Directions

Road Directions

Just three miles from junction 40 of the M6 and Penrith in Askham village - turn off the A6 (just after you cross over the motorway) towards Askham passing the front of Lowther Castle and after the cattle grid Lowther Church will be on your right. Continue over the bridge and Askham Hall restaurant entrance is the first on your right signposted 'Private'.

The nearest railway station is Penrith, which is 3 miles away.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Café
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Accommodation on site
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Event venue
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Licenced for Weddings & Civil Partnerships
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Leisure Facilities

  • Indoor Swimming Pool

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Drop Off / Pick Up Point
  • Parking (charge)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided tours by arrangement

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Opening Times

* Gardens & café: Every day except Sat. 10am - 5pm
in high season, reduced hours and times in low season. Restaurant &
accommodation: Tue - Sat for dinner and overnight stays.

Awards

  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2017
  • Visit England VistEngland VAQAS 2017

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