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Morland House and Gardens

Ancient Cumbrian house and gardens.

Morland, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3AZ

Morland House and gardens

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Free for members
Facilities
  • Accessible loos
  • Accessible parking
  • Bike storage facilities
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Facilities for children
  • Free parking
  • Garden only
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Pet friendly
  • Picnic area
Accessibility

The garden, set on a number of levels, has many stone steps which may be slippery in wet weather. The gravel paths are difficult for wheel chair users.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Morland House is a former Tudor vicarage lived in by the Markham family since 1828.

The four acres of magical gardens reflect the changing tastes of successive generations.
Described as ‘a hidden secret in the heart of the tranquil Eden Valley’ (Tim Longville,
Cumbria Life), the first impression is one of extensive lawns, colourful herbaceous borders
and walled rose garden with views to the Pennines but there is a surprise… take the
Garden Trail to discover hidden corners and secret natural wonderlands.

Opening Times

2022

Gardens only: Every day, all year, 10am to 5pm.

The Stable Courtyard shop is open from Tuesdays to Saturdays. The Millyard Cafe is open from Wednesdays to Sundays inclusive. W.C. in stable yard. Free parking in front of the main house.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times

Admission

Adults – £5
U12s, HHA members and Season ticket holders – free

Payment by cash in donation box
Or online.

Accessibility

The garden, set on a number of levels, has many stone steps which may be slippery in wet weather. The gravel paths are difficult for wheel chair users.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Getting here

Morland, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3AZ

To get to Morland:

From the south, leave the M6 at Junction 39 (Shap), pass though Shap village and take the second turn right, signposted Morland. On entering Morland follow the road down the hill and the drive entrance is at the bottom of the hill on the left.

From the north, leave the M6 at Junction 40 (Penrith), and take the A66 east for half a mile to the roundabout and then right on the A6 to Shap. Pass though Eamont Bridge and then take the second left, signposted Morland. After 4 miles, in Cliburn village, turn right to Morland and on entering the village follow the road down the hill. The drive entrance is at the bottom of the hill on the left.

From the east, take the A66 from Scotch Corner and turn left 1 mile after the end of the Appleby bypass, down a road signposted to Bolton and Cliburn. After Bolton village, take the first left and then the first right, signposted Morland. On entering the village cross the bridge into the village square, and the drive entrance is on the right.

By train, Penrith is the closest station, on the West Coast Main Line – 3 hours from London or 1½ hours from Glasgow or Edinburgh. If train travellers cannot be collected by other members of their party, a taxi to Morland House will cost approximately £25.00. There is a list of numbers in the station waiting room, or call Beacon Taxis on (01768) 895969 or Penrith Taxis on (01768) 899298. Coming from Yorkshire, Appleby station (on the beautiful Settle to Carlisle line) is another option.

morland house on map

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