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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  • We've had holidays in Windermere in past years and we thought that we knew the area well but prior to this year's visit we did some research on Tripadvisor and found an entry for Holehird Gardens...  more »
  • What a little gem these gardens are! From the walled garden to the rockery and herbaceous borders overlooking the lake it was a delight even in autumn. Unusual plants - a shame the plants to buy...  more »
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  • 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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