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Askham Hall Gardens

Askham Hall Gardens

Cafe

Cafe

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Cafe

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Details

Kitchen Garden Café
Visit our lovely café for morning coffee, a light lunch or afternoon tea. You can relax in front of our log burning stove or enjoy the sunshine in our secluded garden. During spring and summer (peak times only) you can enjoy a pizza from our wood-fired oven and our homemade ice creams.

For further details see www.askhamhall.co.uk

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Our animal viewing area and secret wooded garden trails makes it great for kids. Please note that the restaurant is open in the evening and not all of the facilities are available there, some are only applicable to the cafe.

Opening details

The gardens and café are open all year round: every day 10.00 - 17.00 from Easter until October half term and Thursdays - Sundays, 11.00 - 16.00 for the rest of the year.

Prices

Admission to gardens: £5.50 for adults, accompanied children under 12 free entry.
You do not need to pay garden entry to visit the animals and café.

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Our animal viewing area and secret wooded garden trails makes it great for kids. Please note that the restaurant is open in the evening and not all of the facilities are available there, some are only applicable to the cafe.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 4
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

Location

Directions

Plan route to Askham Hall using TransportDirect.infoPlan route using TransportDirect.info

Map reference: NY 514237  Lat: 54.60612 Long: -2.75388

Just three miles from junction 40 of the M6 and Penrith in Askham village - turn off the A6 (just after you cross over the motorway) towards Askham passing the front of Lowther Castle and after the cattle grid Lowther Church will be on your right. Continue over the bridge and Askham Hall restaurant entrance is the first on your right signposted 'Private'.

Parking: free