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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 over the lily pond at Acorn Bank. It sits in a green walled garden, and in the background is the red brick manor house.

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.

Two visitors exploring the garden in spring at Quarry Bank, Cheshire


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