Holehird Gardens are unique in being run entirely by volunteers.
Holehird has been the home of the Lakeland Horticultural Society since the society was established in 1969 by a group of local horticulturalists wishing to explore all aspects of gardening in the Lake District.
There is always something to see at Holehird, whatever time of year you visit. The changing seasons reveal the beauty of nature in this natural Lakeland garden setting. The walled garden, alpine slopes and fellside beds, glasshouses, cascade, and woodland walk provide a variety of planting opportunities.
The trial beds and growing frames play an important part in ensuring the gardens continue to evolve.
Holehird Gardens is home to four national collections: astilbe, daboecia, meconopsis, and Polystichum.
Admission is by donation.
When visiting this attraction, do not follow satnav, please follow the brown tourist signs that can be spotted by heading towards Ambleside from the Bowness area.
Please contact them directly to check opening times - +44 (0)1539446008