What's on around Kendal

Today to Wed 21 Jul, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

Holehird Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Run by volunteers of the Lakeland Horticultural Society to promote knowledge of gardening in Lakeland conditions. On fellside overlooking Windermere, the 12 acres provide interest year round.
Holehird Gardens, Windermere LA23 1NP
Thu 8 Jul

Fernhill Coach House - Open Garden for NGS

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Exuberant cottage garden; mixed borders, lots of vegetables, greenhouse, polytunnel. Orchard, hens, bees. Small ponds and lots of roses.
Fernhill Coach House, Grange-Over-Sands LA11 6RX
Sun 27 Jun

Park House - Open Garden for NGS

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Romantic Manor House (not open). Extensive vistas. Formal tranquil pond encased in yew hedging. Meadow with meandering pathways, water garden filled with bulbs and ferns.
Park House, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2LG
Sun 27 Jun

Rydal Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Forty acres of Park, Woodland and Gardens to explore. The Formal Thomas Mawson Garden has fine examples of herbaceous planting, seasonal displays and magnificent views of the Lakeland Fells.
Rydal Hall, Ambleside LA22 9LX
Sun 18 Jul

Keerside - Open Garden for NGS

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This ½ acre rural garden is constantly evolving, after 8 years hard work. An abundance of roses ramble over trees and an unusual pergola is clad in more roses and honeysuckle.
Keerside, Carnforth LA6 1AP
Sat 3 Jul, Sun 4 Jul, Sat 17 Jul, Sun 18 Jul

Yewbarrow House - Open Garden for NGS

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’More Cornwall than Cumbria’ according to Country Life, a colourful 4 acre garden filled with exotic and rare plants, with dramatic views over the Morecambe Bay.
Yewbarrow House, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6BE
Sun 4 Jul, Sun 1 Aug

Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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4 very different gardens hidden down narrow lanes off the road south out of Grange. Off Kents Bank Road, 3 gardens on Cart Lane all back onto the railway embankment, providing shelter from the wind...
Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens, Grange-Over-Sands LA11 7AF
Sun 27 Jun

Warton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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The gardens and allotments are spread across the village and offer a wide variety of planting and design ideas.
Warton Gardens, Warton LA5 9PJ
Sat 17 Jul and Sun 18 Jul

Askham Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Askham Hall is a Pele Tower incorporating C14, C16 and early C18 elements in a courtyard plan. Opened in 2013 with luxury accommodation, a restaurant, cafe and wedding barn.
Askham Hall, Penrith CA10 2PF
Sun 27 Jun

Craft & Gift Marquee - Lowther Castle GB Food Festival

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Craft & Gift Marquee - Lowther Castle GB Food Festival Creative Crafts are pleased to announce our attendance at this superb venue, where we will be hosting our Craft & Gift Marquee alongside a multitude of food stalls.
Penrith CA10 2HH
Sat 3 Jul and Sun 4 Jul

Church View - Open Garden for NGS

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Its all about the plants! Less than ½ acre of garden but with layers of texture, colour and interest in abundance, this is a garden for plantaholics.
Church View, Appleby-in-Westmorland CA16 6UN
Today

Winton Park - Open Garden for NGS

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5 acre country garden bordered by the banks of the R Eden with stunning views. Many fine conifers, acers and rhododendrons, herbaceous borders, hostas, ferns, grasses, heathers and several hundred...
Winton Park, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4PG
Sun 11 Jul

Larch Cottage Nurseries - Open Garden for NGS

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We are pleased to open our gardens and chapel for 3 days this year in support of the NGS. The gardens include lawns, flowing perennial borders, rare and unusual shrubs, trees, small orchard and a...
Larch Cottage Nurseries, Penrith CA10 2DR
Thu 8 Jul, Thu 12 Aug

Mill Croft - Open Garden for NGS

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A rural garden extending to about 3.25 acres with a summer flowering meadow, stream, trees, shrubs, herbaceous planting, vegetable plot and stumpery.
Mill Croft, Lancaster LA2 8NX
Sun 27 Jun

Yorkshire Dales Photography Workshop

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Yorkshire Dales Photography Workshops - Limestone pavements, waterfalls, classic vistas-learn how to create & apply techniques at this iconic place
Yorkshire Dales LA6 3ET
Sat 3 Jul and Sun 4 Jul

Raw Ridding House - Open Garden for NGS

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A blend of contemporary design with relaxed planting with decks and terraces to accommodate the sloping site without compromising the amazing views.
Raw Ridding House, Lancaster LA2 8NH
Sun 27 Jun

Clearbeck House - Open Garden for NGS

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It is our 31st. year with NGS ’A surprise round every corner’ say visitors. They can enjoy streams, ponds, sculptures, boathouses and follies: Rapunzel’s tower, temple, turf maze,...
Clearbeck House, Lancaster LA2 8PJ
Sun 27 Jun

Chapelside - Open Garden for NGS

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1 acre windy garden below fell round C18 farmhouse and outbuildings. Fine views. Tiny stream, large pond. Herbaceous, gravel, alpine, damp and shade areas, bulbs in grass.
Chapelside, Penrith CA11 0XR
Sun 11 Jul

Carr House Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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A hidden gem in historic City of Lancaster. Farmhouse gardens incl Mediterranean, rustic and cottage flowers and trees intertwined beautifully with 2 ponds fed naturally by Lucy Brook attracting all...
Carr House Farm, Lancaster LA1 1SW
Sat 3 Jul and Sun 4 Jul

Harp & a Monkey - Postponed

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Harp & a Monkey Lancastrian trio Harp & a Monkey are Martin Purdy (vocals, glockenspiel, accordion, harmonica and keyboards), Simon Jones (harp, guitar, viola) and Andy Smith (banjo, melodica, guitar and
Reeth Memorial Hall DL11 6QT
Fri 9 Jul

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