1½ acre part-walled country garden set around C18 former vicarage. Several defined areas have been created by hedges, each with its own theme and linked by intricate cobbled pathways. Beautiful setting with fine views across to Farleton Fell. Traditional herbaceous borders, ponds, woodland and meadow planting provide year round interest. Large collections of auricula, primulas and snowdrops.
Adjoining specialist nursery growing a wide range of interesting and unusual herbaceous perennials. Home made jams and chutneys for sale.
Sunday 18 February (11am - 4.30pm). Home-made teas. Home-made teas.
Every Friday and Saturday 23 February to 31 August (11am - 4.30pm).
Sunday 17 June (11am - 4.30pm). Home-made teas.
Admission £4.00, children free.
Home-made soups & bread (Feb Sun only). Refreshments and cakes on Suns only.
David & Gail Sheals
How to find us
Summerdale House, Nook, Lupton, Cumbria, LA6 1PE
7m S of Kendal, 5m W of Kirkby Lonsdale. From J36 M6 take A65 towards Kirkby Lonsdale, at Nook take R turn Farleton. Location not signed on highway. Detailed directions available on our website.
More about Summerdale House
The garden at Summerdale House is a fine example of what 18 years hard work and dedication along with a love of plants and traditional English garden design can achieve. Strong structural elements provide the framework for lush planting to create year round interest in the garden.
Alongside the garden we have developed a small nursery growing a wide range of interesting and unusual herbaceous perennials.