Common Lime, Holker Hall, Cumbria
N 54° 11.323 W 002° 59.135
30U E 500940 N 6004518
Quick Description: The Common Lime in Holker Hall Gardens is recognised by the Tree Council as one of fifty Great British Trees.
Location: Northwest England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/18/2010 2:38:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM8VR9
This lime is one of the largest and finest limes in the country.
There is an entrance fee to Holker Hall Gardens where the Great Holker Lime is. With your ticket you will get a photocopied A4 simple map of the gardens. From the ticket booth enter the gardens and walk along the gravel path clockwise around the periphery path, past the two small obelisks at the foot of Neptune's Staircase, to the sign beside the path directing you in towards the Lime. The Lime is only 8 metres from the path and paths have been cut in the undergrowth to the tree.
[http://www.exclusivity.org.uk/index.php/partners/holker-hall has a photo of Lord and Lady Cavendish walking past an obelisk and Neptune's staircase.]
There is free parking and facilities at the hall, as well as Courtyard cafe.
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