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Lake District

Acorn Bank

Delightful garden renowned for its herbs and fruit orchards

Temple Sowerby, near Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1SP

View of the front of the house with a garden trolley and children playing domino at Acorn Bank, Cumbria

Planning your visit

An old red-brick house with autumnal light shining on it and trees and vegetation to the left

Access at Acorn Bank 

We want to make sure that Acorn Bank is accessible for all visitors. The historic house, gardens and estate we care for present challenges in creating access for all, but we are taking steps to ensure that as many people as possible are able to experience Acorn Bank’s history and beauty. Here you’ll find information about access across the different areas of Acorn Bank and how to make the most of your visit.

Dog on a lead at Nostell Priory in West Yorkshire

Visiting Acorn Bank with your dog 

Acorn Bank is a one pawprint rated place. Find out the best places to stretch your legs here, as well as the things to be aware of when you visit.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland


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