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), welcoming visitors on selected open days, or by appointment. In addition to opening for the NGS there will be one opening to support Penrith and District Red Squirrel Group (P&DRSG).
The entry charge is £5 per person, children are free. All money raised will go to the respective charities.
No appointment is required on the garden open days:
The garden will be open on Sunday 14th July between 10 am and 5 pm in aid of Penrith and District Red Squirrel Group (P&DRSG). There will be refreshments and a plant sale at Millhouse Village Hall.
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.