Gardens & Café

Please note that the gardens and café are normally open to the public Sunday to Friday (every day except Saturday) 10am to 5pm. **Please note that due to a special event we are closed over the bank holiday weekend on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May 2016. Apologies for the inconvenience caused**

Take a stroll through our beautiful gardens of Askham Hall with views of the River Lowther, visit our animals and enjoy something delicious in our Kitchen Garden Café.

The Grade II listed gardens are full of stunning features, including colourful terraces, a 230ft long double herbaceous border, unusual species of plants, formal lawns, kitchen gardens, woodland, meadows and ponds.  Take in the views down to the River Lowther and enjoy the secluded spots of the garden. You can also buy plants to take home. Furthermore visitors to Askham Hall can now get even closer to nature with the arrival of the new animal trails. Along the family friendly route there is the chance to see shorthorn cattle, rare breed pigs, boer goats, ducks and chickens. For the eagle-eyed, the surrounding area is also a haven for red squirrels, rabbits, badgers and pheasants.


Kitchen Garden Café

In the grounds of Askham Hall, tucked away in part of a converted Grade II listed barn is a quirky, atmospheric stylish café serving morning coffees, light lunches and afternoon tea and cake.  During peak times (late spring and summer) pizzas from the outdoor wood-fired oven are served.  You can relax in front of our log burning stove or enjoy the sunshine in our secluded garden with a children’s play area.

Kitchen Garden Cafe Information

We are currently open Sunday to Friday 10am to 5pm * Garden entry is currently £4.00 per adult. Children under 12 and those already staying at Askham Hall are free.
Wood-fired pizzas are served in peak times (weather dependent).
You do not need to pay garden entry to visit the café. Dogs are permitted in the café but not the gardens.
For garden tours, group or private bookings, please contact us.
*Please note that on occasions closing time may vary due to special events.
Please contact us on 01931 712350 if you have any queries.
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