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Acorn Bank Garden

Meander along the Crowdundle Beck to the reestablished watermill, getting a charge out of natural life in the forested areas along your way, and find out about the historical backdrop of gypsum mining on the estate. Appreciate the perspectives over the Eden Valley to the Lake District from the brilliant background of the sandstone house.

What style of garden is Acorn Bank Garden?

The seventeenth century walls cover the National Trust's biggest assortment of therapeutic and culinary plants in thei interesting herb garden; the conventional plantations are covered with spring bulbs and encompassed by herbaceous fringes. 

Past the walls, the new plantation contains a developing assortment of localapples trees.

What can guests enjoy at Acorn Bank Garden?

The most ideal way to experience 1000 years of history at Acorn Bank is by booking onto one of their free, day by day guided visits. To discover increasingly about this and a wide scope of different occasions.

Top facilities

Dog/Pet friendly

Parking Available

Disabled Access

Facilities & information


Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly




Disabled Access

Parking Available


Extra info

Open Times: 14 Feb to 20 Dec, Days & times vary, please check NT website for full details.

Price Details: NT Member Free. Please check our website for full prices.

Arrival information and directions

Address: Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria, PenrithCA10 1SP, United Kingdom

Located 1 mile from A66.

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