- Acorn Bank Garden
|Renowned for having the North of England's
largest collection of culinary and medicinal plants in a marvellous
herb garden, Acorn Bank Garden really is a plant lover's delight.
Two orchards, adjacent to the herb garden, contain a varied collection
of rare and regional fruit trees, whilst in the Wild Garden, the Spring
brings an abundance of daffodils and wood anemones.
Ancient oaks and the high enclosing walls of this delightful garden
keep out the worst of the Cumbrian climate, resulting in a spectacular
display of shrubs, roses and herbaceous borders. A circular woodland
walk runs along Crowdundle Beck to Acorn Bank watermill, which although
under restoration, is open to visitors. The house is not open to the
Tel: 017683 61893
|1 Mar 2002 28 Feb 2003: 23 March to 3 Nov: daily
except Tuesday 105.
Adults £2.50, children £1.20, family £6.20. Booked