Deer Rudding is situated within the northern fells of the Lake District National Park and is accessible from Penrith, Keswick, Wigton and Carlisle areas.
The garden is open under the National Garden Scheme (NGS) welcomes visitors on selected open days, or by appointment. The entry charge is £5 per person, children are free. All money raised goes to support the charities of the NGS.
No appointment is required on the garden open days:
Between April and June the garden is open by appoinment only and enquiries can be made via email.Enquiries
There are a number of routes from Keswick, Wigton and Carlisle.
Deer Rudding is not easily accessible via public transport.
Refreshments will be available at Millhouse Village Hall on each of the opening days. These will be provided by local charities and all funds raised will be for the benefit of the local group.
Refreshments can be obtained from local cafes and pubs at Caldbeck, Hesket Newmarket and Unthank. We recommend:
There is a children’s trail to discover some of the wildlife that visit us at Deer Rudding. This is suitable for children accompanied by an adult as there is a pond area and river in the garden.