A fascinating and beautiful Elizabethan mansion, home to the Bagot family. The Hall contains fine oak panelling, ornate plasterwork, Cordova leather wall coverings, collections of period furniture, paintings and clocks, and the earliest examples of English patchwork.
Dating from the 1690s, this 10-acre
garden includes the world famous topiary gardens, spectacular herbaceous borders, giant beech hedges and an ever-changing array of over 30,000 bedding plants.
Levens Hall is situated 5 miles south of Kendal on A6. Exit M6 junction 36.
Levens Hall, Kendal,
Tel: 015395 60321
Gardens: the world’s oldest topiary trees.
Levens Kitchen: a seasonally inspired menu with a strong focus on fresh local produce, much sourced from the Estate. Special events and offers.
Deer Park: a gently undulating 3 mile circular walk along the River Kent.
Shopping: an eclectic gift shop; garden plant sales
For Children: play area, willow labyrinth and quizzes.
Dogs: Allowed on leads in deer park and café terrace.