Stagshaw Garden

(See also Ambleside and Windermere)

Stagshaw Gardens Cumbria by Barbara Ballard Stagshaw Garden, owned by the National Trust, is a woodland garden covering eight acres, half of which is located on a steep hill overlooking Windermere. Ridges, valleys and waterfalls characterise the land. The garden is home to rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias and camellias. Native bilberries find the habitat much to their liking.

Stagshaw gardens house by Trevor LittlewoodNext to the garden is Skelghyll Woods where there are walks and access to the fells beyond.

Stagshaw garden is on the A591 ½ mile south of Ambleside.

Open April-end June, daily, 10 am - 6.30 pm; July-end Oct, by appointment. Send s.a.e. to Property Office, St Catherine's, Patterdale Road, Windermere LA23 1NH.
Tel. 015394 46027
Website: Stagshaw Garden

Note: Please check opening times and dates before visiting in case of changes.

Photos by Barbara Ballard and courtesy of Trevor Littlewood

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