Levens Hall & Gardens

Levens Hall, south of Kendal, is an atmospheric, welcoming and fascinating Elizabethan mansion, home to the Bagot family. The Hall contains oak panelling, period furniture, Cordova leather wall coverings, paintings, the earliest English patchwork and other beautiful objects of the highest standard.

The world famous topiary garden laid out from 1694 is the oldest in the world and the cut yew trees, together with herbaceous borders, massive beech hedges, a pond surrounded by pleached limes, nuttery and vegetable garden provide year round interest.

Levens Hall also offers home-made food, an attractive gift shop, a play area and a variety of children’s activities.


22 Apr – 4 Oct, Sun – Thur (closed Fri & Sat).
House: 12 noon – 4pm. Gardens, Tea Room,
Gift Shop & Plant Centre: 10am – 5pm.


Levens Hall is situated 5 miles south of Kendal on A6. Exit M6 junction 36. SATNAV – LA8 0PD

Download our Free Guide

Download 15 Minutes of Fame Guide

Lake District: a World Heritage Site