Acorn Bank

Acorn Bank 2-for-1 entry

Get one free entry with one full-paying adult, with your Gardeners’ World Magazine 2-for-1 entry card. Valid at 360 gardens.

Within the series of walled gardens you’ll find an extensive herb garden with more than 250 different medicinal and culinary plants, vegetable plots and colourful herbaceous borders, as well as traditional fruit orchards with many local apple varieties. The woodlands offer attractive walks, with many beautiful trees and shrubs, plus plenty of wildlife and wildflowers to look out for along the way.


Important update

Due to ongoing rule changes in response to the coronavirus pandemic, public gardens may experience unforeseen restrictions and opening hours. To avoid disappointment we advise you contact gardens directly before visiting. Please see the individual garden’s website. If you can’t find the information you require, please call the garden directly. You’ll find website links and telephone numbers on the individual garden pages in this online directory

Some gardens require you to pre-book your tickets before visiting the garden. If this applies to a garden you’re planning to visit, please ensure you take your 2-for-1 Card with you to validate your booking.

Thank you.

Using your 2-for-1 card at Acorn Bank

  • One free entry with one full-paying adult
  • Before setting off check the garden’s website or call direct, as opening details can vary and one-off restrictions may apply
  • 2-for-1 visitors do not need to pre-book and can purchase tickets at the door
  • Ensure you take your 2-for-1 Card with you

Opening details:

Open daily, 15 Mar-30 Sep, Thu-Mon (daily 19 Jul-5 Sep), 11am-4pm

Entry prices:

Adults & seniors £8, children (5-16) £4. Booking may be required - see website


Parking spaces
Access for disabled (partial)
Plants / produce for sale
Light refreshment
Hot food
Picnic area

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Temple Sowerby, Nr Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1SP – Directions