Acorn Bank

View of Acorn Bank house.

Delightful garden renowned for its herbs and fruit orchards

Acorn Bank

Things to see and do

Janice wears Dolce , 2014 Freya Pocklington

Dorothy Una Ratcliffe Artist/Illustration Fellowship at Acorn Bank spring 2016 

Continuing a tradition of artistic production at Acorn Bank, Freya Pocklington’s artist residency will celebrate Beatrix Potter in 150th anniversary of her birth.

Children looking at creatures captured in pots

The forest school at Acorn Bank

Grab the kids and come and join us for a day out in the woods at Acorn Bank. Learn how to cook pancakes on the fire, use a knife to whittle wood, climb a tree and hunt for wildlife with your family. We meet every last Sunday of the month. £5pp email forest.school@live.co.uk to book a place.

Laughing man

Volunteer taster day at Acorn Bank

Volunteer with us and make new friends, working in an amazing place and knowing that you're helping a great cause - three fabulous reasons to get volunteering! We've got a volunteer taster day on 1 March why not join us. To book a place and for more details please call Julie on 015395 69815 or email julie.miller@nationaltrust.org.uk

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History

View of Acorn Bank house.

From the Knights Templar to the National Trust 

Learn about the long, fascinating history of this special place, from the 13th century through to the present day.

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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Places to stay

Bank wood holiday cottage bedroom at Acorn Bank

Take a break in the beautiful Eden Valley 

Escape the hustle and bustle with a break in our holiday cottage, which is a perfect place to relax or to call 'home' when exploring Cumbria.

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What's on

Join us for a fantastic array of events at Acorn Bank

What's on 

There's always something exciting happening at Acorn Bank. From apple pruning workshops to Easter Egg Hunts , get planning your special day out with us!