6 ISSUES FOR £6 Subscribe to Lancashire Life today click here

Escape to Holker Estate Holiday Parks

PUBLISHED: 17:12 01 September 2016 | UPDATED: 10:29 02 September 2016

Courtyard

Courtyard

Archant

Looking to invest in a holiday home? Try historic Holker Estate in Cumbria. Escape the city with a holiday caravan near the breathtaking hills of the Lake District.

Old Park WoodOld Park Wood

It’s easy to take for granted how fantastically diverse and convenient our country is. In the United States or Australia, a trip from north to south takes days. If you drive it you’re mad. If you take the train you’re slightly less mad, but people still give you funny looks. Here in the United Kingdom, you can ride the train from London all the way to beautiful Cumbria in just a few hours.

If you’re looking for a holiday home to treasure, you can’t do much better than choosing one in the Lake District. Escape the city to your very own caravan on the Holker Estate, and you’ll have everything you need.

LonglandsLonglands

Holker Estate occupies approximately 17,000-acres of exquisite South Cumbria countryside and its stately home Holker Hall has been the home of the Cavendish family since the 18th century.

The entire Estate is a thriving hive of industry and attraction. As well as the caravans at the Holker Estate Holiday Parks, it encompasses woodland, conservation areas, a Racecourse and various agricultural farms and grazings. Holker Hall’s award winning gardens play host to an exciting calendar of events and festivals annually, and for Holker Holiday Park residents, access to the Hall and Gardens is completely free.

Swimming PoolSwimming Pool

If you’re a foodie, the newly opened Ilex Bar & Brasserie is a treat. Found in The Courtyard at Holker Hall it serves up a delicious seasonal, locally sourced menu. Here you can also browse the Food Hall and pick up fresh ingredients straight from the Estate itself- from the famous Saltmarsh Lamb to sumptuous cheeses and even locally brewed ales!

You can choose your holiday caravan from two attractive locations within the Estate- Old Park Wood and Longlands. Both offer peaceful tranquillity and gorgeous views of the Cumbrian countryside. Old Park Wood is ideally situated in the heart of the South Lakes, just a stone’s throw from Holker Hall itself - perfect for exploring the Lake District itself, and Longlands overlooks the expansive Duddon Sands and Westerncoastline.

The IlexThe Ilex

The parks are bestowed with a strong sense of community. So beloved are the caravans, families regularly pass them on to the next generation, and the resulting familiar faces give the parks a real village feel.

The parks’ access to the Lake District means keen walkers, cyclists, artists, and families are never wanting for new paths to explore, or panoramas to photograph or paint. You can hunt, stalk or fish. There’s even an annual Chilli Festival for those die-hard spice lovers to enjoy!

Cartmel RacesCartmel Races

For visitors not wanting to stray too far from the parks themselves, both Old Park Wood and Longlands’ caravan parks have their very own heated swimming pools, children’s play areas and wi-fi.

Whether your idea of escaping the city involves marvelling at local history, getting your blood pumping in the hills or just unwinding with a book, Holker Estate Holiday Parks are the ideal home away from home.

Holker HallHolker Hall

Find the perfect long term holiday property for you. Call Holker Estate Holiday Parks on (0)1539 558266. For more information about Holker Hall, visit us online at http://www.holker.co.uk/

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Lancashire Life visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Lancashire Life staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Lancashire Life account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More from Out & About

Tue, 10:06

A £5,000 jewel has been buried in Lancashire and you can help to find it. Emma Mayoh reports

Read more
Mon, 14:54

Winmarleigh School is one of the tiniest in the county, but all the pupils helped create an award-winning garden

Read more
Friday, April 21, 2017

The seaside town of Southport has something for the whole family, whether you want a relaxing visit or a day packed full of fun. We’ve put together a short guide with some of our top picks and tips.

Read more
Southport
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Once again, Chatsworth Park is hosting one of the great countryside events and you’re invited.

Read more
Equestrian
Monday, April 17, 2017

Can you name these watery landmarks within two of the UKs beautiful national parks?

Read more
Lake District

It’s a beautiful village that seems trapped in time but that’s far from the truth, as Roger Borrell discovers

Read more
Downham
Monday, April 17, 2017

Eight generations of the Spedding family have called Mirehouse home and visitors are now able to share its glories. 
Mike Glover reports

PHOTOGRAPHY BY SANDY KITCHING

Read more
Keswick
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Our walks man John Lenehan guides us on a trip through the lonely Longsleddale Valley and up to the summit of Kentmere Pike.

Read more
Lake District Walks
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

It was the holy grail for cavers – finding the route linking Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cumbria deep underground. Now Dave Haigh and John Cordingley have included this and other dangerous quests in their new book.

Read more
Friday, April 7, 2017

Explore Lakeland with our suggestions for places to go and things to do - some them a little off the beaten track.

Read more
Lake District
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Badgers are an iconic, native species in Lancashire and the Lancashire Wildlife Trust is doing all it can to protect them. Campaigns Officer Alan Wright gets a perspective from inside the sett.

Read more
Lancashire Wildlife
Monday, April 3, 2017

Historic discoveries, ambitious plans and inspiring locals are leading this seaside town into a new era, as Emma Mayoh discovered.

Read more
Morecambe
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Hardman’s pictures appear in a new book by Kendal author Anne Bonney

Read more
Kendal
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

This year sees a series of events to mark the 140th anniversary of a famous steamer, but it hasn’t all been plain sailing

Read more
Lake District

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter


Subscribe or buy a mag today

Lancashire Life Application Link

Local Business Directory

Lancashire's trusted business finder

Job search in your local area



Search For a Car In Your Area

Property Search