Acorn Bank - National Trust

Acorn Bank - National Trust
Temple Sowerby
nr Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 1SP
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/acorn-bank

E-mail

acornbank@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

Shop

017683 61893

Tearoom

017683 66826

Fax

017683 66824

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Visitors looking into the pond at Acorn Bank Garden, Cumbria, in August.
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Delightful sheltered garden, renowned for its herbs and orchards growing old English fruit varieties. Ancient oaks and high enclosing walls keep the extremes of the Cumbrian climate out of the garden, resulting in a spectacular display of shrubs, roses and herbaceous borders. Orchards contain a variety of traditional fruit trees and the famous herb garden is the largest collection of medicinal and culinary plants in the north of England. A circular woodland walk runs along Crowdundle Beck to the partially restored Acorn Bank watermill, which is open to visitors. The house is not open to the public, though parts of it are available as holiday cottages.

Venue Type:

Industrial heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site, Heritage site, Museum

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Adult: £4.40, Child: £2.20, Family: £11.00. Groups: £3.75. Under 5's: free. National Trust members: free.

Discounts

  • National Trust

Additional info

Dogs welcome on leads on woodland walks

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Festive Wreath Making

  • 6 December 2014 10am-4pm

Join us for a festive wreath making workshop.This workshop will take place at 10:00 and 13:30.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£12.00 per person.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/acorn-bank/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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