Acorn Bank

Delightful garden renowned for its herbs and fruit orchards.

Best known for its comprehensive herb collection and traditional fruit orchards, Acorn Bank is a tranquil haven with a fascinating industrial past. Indulge yourself at the tea-room, where culinary herbs and fruit from the garden are used daily in soups, salads and puddings.

Wander along the Crowdundle Beck to the partially restored watermill, enjoying wildlife in the woods on the way, and discover more about the history of gypsum mining on the estate. Enjoy the views across the Eden Valley to the Lake District from the magnificent backdrop of the sandstone house.


Mar – Oct daily except Tues 10am – 5pm. Nov – Dec Sat & Sun only 11am – 4pm. Tearoom open Mar to Oct 10.30am – 4.30pm.

DIRECTIONS: 6 miles from Penrith along the A66. Acorn Bank is approximately 1 mile from the A66.

Address: Temple Sowerby, Penrith, CA10 1SP. Tel: 017683 61893

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What else is nearby?

Winderwath Gardens

Brougham Castle

Dalemain Mansion & historic house

Askham Hall

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