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Levens Hall & Gardens

Levens Hall & Gardens

Levens Hall & Gardens

Details

Levens Hall is an Elizabethan mansion built around a 13thC Pele tower. The much loved home of the Bagot family, visitors often comment on the warm and friendly atmosphere. Fine panelling and plasterwork, period furniture, Cordova leather wall coverings, paintings by Rubens, Lely and Cuyp and the earliest English patchwork. Topiary garden dating from 1694.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Groups by prior arrangement. Regret the house has many steps and is therefore unsuitable for the infirm, disabled access to gardens only. Do not take American Express credit card.

Opening details

House open from 12:00 & closes at 16:00 promptly.
Gardens,Gift shop and Bellingham Buttery open 10:00 - 17:00.
Levens Hall and Gardens are closed Fridays and Saturdays, unless we have special events.

Prices

Adult £12.80 Child £5.00 Family £31.00
No Age Concessions.
Ring for further information about group and school visits for parties of 20 or more.

Address

Levens,
Kendal,
Cumbria,
LA8 0PD

Location

Directions

Plan route to Levens Hall and Gardens using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 494850  Lat: 54.25816 Long: -2.77822

Leave M6 jct 36. Five miles south of Kendal on A6.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Oxenholme station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Groups by prior arrangement. Regret the house has many steps and is therefore unsuitable for the infirm, disabled access to gardens only. Do not take American Express credit card.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
  • mix of tarmac and gravel

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesRamp

Dining

  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 12
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

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