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Holehird Gardens, Windermere

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Holehird Gardens is an extensive 10-acre site located near Windermere, Cumbria, England. It is the home of the Lakeland Horticultural Society. The garden consists of a large variety of plants, particularly those suited to the local climate with its high rainfall. It is made up of extensive rock and heather gardens, alpine houses, and a walled garden which is of particular interest for its herbaceous borders. It was once voted by BBC gardeners to be one of the nation's favourite gardens.
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  • Very well-maintained with plentiful labels to help you identify the plants. Allow plenty of time to wander round the many different parts, including the rock garden and National Collections. No...  more »
  • I've been here before, several years ago, and am so pleased to have come back again, slightly earlier in the summer than last time. Just as lovely, and the range of very different areas is a...  more »
  • What a wonderful find! We visited on a rainy day and the gardens were beautiful! Very peaceful and a relaxing place to visit. Well done to all the volunteers who look after the gardens so well.
  • Beautiful place, lovely flowers and plants of various varieties. The garden is beautifully structured and magnificently laid out. If you love nature this is a must see place. The views of lake Windermere ain't bad either!

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