Acorn Bank Garden at Acorn Bank Garden & Watermill
This tranquil garden, sheltered by ancient oaks and soft terracotta brick walls, is a haven for wildlife. The herb garden is nationally renowned, with 250 medicinal and culinary herbs and the orchards are packed with traditional fruit varieties. Wander along the Crowdundle Beck to the partially restored watermill, then enjoy the magnificent backdrop of the rose-pink sandstone house, which although not open to the public, adds to the wonderful setting. Taste local produce at the tearoom or stay a while longer in a holiday cottage.
2012 - adult £4.50, children £2.25, family £11.25. Gift aid admission, includes a voluntary donation of at least 10% which will be put towards the restoration and upkeep of this poroerty. If you are a UK taxpayer, please complete a gift aid declaration which will allow the National Trust group rate for booked parties of 15 or more, £3.75.
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|Notes||Garden woodland walk and watermill, opening hours, last admission 16.30. Tearoom open at 11.00 close at 16.30.|
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VenueAcorn Bank Garden & Watermill
Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1SP
Map reference: NY 614283 Lat: 54.64859 Long: -2.59907
From A66 just north of Temple Sowerby, 6 miles east of Penrith.
Parking : free
Nearest station : 5 miles (8.0 kms) from Langwathby station
Partial disabled access grounds have loose gravel paths, grass paths and undulating terrain. Accessible route map available. Booking essential for groups. Level access only available to upper information room in watermill.