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Askham Hall Gardens and Cafe

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Sunny Sunday autumnal visit

It's a couple of years since our last visit. A nice quiet hidden gem of a garden. In this most... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
clowcroft
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Wylam, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely lunch and garden visit

Four for lunch sitting in the sun in the lovely garden. Food delicious. Fantastic salad. Gardens a... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
bertie52
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Enjoy the gardens, relax in the Kitchen Garden Cafe and visit the animals. The gardens are full of interesting features including colourful terraces and herbaceous borders, formal lawns, kitchen gardens, woodlands, meadows and ponds. There are...more
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Askham CA10 2PF, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

It's a couple of years since our last visit. A nice quiet hidden gem of a garden. In this most recent visit we were also fortunate to see six different red squirrels in different parts of the grounds, including some of this years new additions....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank clowcroft
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Family stroll round the gardens which the kids really enjoyed. Cafe looked nice but didn’t stop for food or a drink.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Valiant81
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We missed the garden in full bloom on our visit to the Lakes in the summer but we were so impressed with the garden tour for which a hand made numbered map is provided. It's not often that you get to nosey inside the polytunnels...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RazzyBthefirst
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nice day out with excellent garden to visit and wonderful cafe selling amazing salads with veggies from the garden

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ianhutchings2017
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I've lived in South Cumbria for 3 years now and this was my first trip to Askham Hall Gardens and it will definitely not be my last. I would love to go back next year when the Alliums are in bloom. My husband and I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LadyFlavia
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I love meeting up with friends here for coffee/tea and cake, not one bit nearly always 2 cakes because they are so nice I can never choose. the gardens are lovely to walk around, staff are always chatty and friendly. This place is a real...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laila C
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit to here. Lunch was tasty and I loved the surroundings. Pleasant and helpful staff. Will definitely be back.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 412jom
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Four for lunch sitting in the sun in the lovely garden. Food delicious. Fantastic salad. Gardens a treat.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bertie52
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The garden is delightful to place to have a coffee and cafe inside has rustic charm. the coffee is good , i would have liked to have a coffee in mugs which hang in a row behind the counter as the normal " bowl "...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Agadoo
Reviewed 16 July 2018

What a stunning place! I can’t wait to return as this visit was a flying one. The staff were exceptional and we loved it!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mallyfam
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Yes, also if you wanted to stay at Askham hall they are allowed in the rooms, but you have to ask first. Two guests were visiting, staying over for 2 nights, with their two dogs as we visited.
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