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Cholmondeley Castle

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Malpas
Cheshire
SY14 8AH

Tel: 01829 720383

cholmondeley castle

About

The Cholmondeley Family have lived at Cholmondeley since 1200. The present Castle was built in the early 19th Century by the 1st Marquess and was until her death in November 2015 the home of The Dowager Marchioness of Cholmondeley the wife of the late 6th Marquess who spent the greater part of her life creating the magnificent garden at Cholmondeley being determined to create a garden which would have its own identify. These extensive ornamental gardens attract thousands of visitors each year eager to enjoy perfect plantings in these spectacular surroundings. Whatever the season within the gardens there are always plants and shrubs in flower from early bulbs through different types of magnolia, camellia, azalea and rhododendrons. With its beautiful Temple Water Garden, rose garden and many mixed borders, lakeside walk and picnic area, children's play areas, farm animals, including Llamas and Alpacas, ancient private Chapel in the Park and Tea room. This is truly a garden for everybody young and old.

The castle is not open to the members of the public except to groups by special prior arrangement only.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      22
    • Very Good
      22
    • Average
      7
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      2

    Recent Reviews:

    • Joan B
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Peaceful and relaxing visit around wonderful kept gardens.
      5 of 5 stars
      24/04/2016
      Last minute decision to visit Cholmondeley castle due to the weather being miserable and cold, however it appeared to be raining everywhere but not at Cholmondeley! Although the entrance fee £7.00... Read full review
    • Clair262
      Chester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Long queues spoilt a beautiful day
      3 of 5 stars
      10/04/2016
      First we had to queue for nearly half an hour - why the people taking the money at the entrance had to take money then walk into their hut to get change and entrance ticket seemed silly, they needed... Read full review
    • Barbs347
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Autumn relaxer
      4 of 5 stars
      26/10/2015
      This is the third visit I have made to this beautiful place, each Autumn I have witnessed the spectacular colour changes in the foliage. The sweeping grassy areas, immaculate gardens and the... Read full review

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    Facilities

    Provider Features

    • Marketing Cheshire Member
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Accessibility

    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Parking & Transport

    • Parking (free)

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant
    • Picnic Site

    Payment Methods

    • Special group rates

    Provider Facilities

    • Dogs Accepted
    • Toilets

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Off A41 Chester/Whitchurch Road and A49 Whitchurch/Tarporley Road. SAT NAV SY14 8ET.

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    Opening Times

    Gardens Open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays and throughout the month of August the gardens will be open in addition on Fridays (25 Mar 2016 - 29 Sept 2016)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed
    TuesdayClosed
    Wednesday11:0017:00
    Thursday11:0017:00
    FridayClosed
    SaturdayClosed
    Sunday11:0017:00
    Bank Holiday11:0017:00
    Gardens Open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays and throughout the month of August the gardens will be open in addition on Fridays (25 Mar 2016 - 29 Sept 2016)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed*
    TuesdayClosed*
    Wednesday11:0017:00*
    Thursday11:0017:00*
    FridayClosed*
    SaturdayClosed*
    Sunday11:0017:00*
    Autumn Tints - Open Sundays only in October (2 Oct 2016 - 30 Oct 2016)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed
    TuesdayClosed
    WednesdayClosed
    ThursdayClosed
    FridayClosed
    SaturdayClosed
    Sunday11:0017:00
    Autumn Tints - Open Sundays only in October (2 Oct 2016 - 30 Oct 2016)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed*
    TuesdayClosed*
    WednesdayClosed*
    ThursdayClosed*
    FridayClosed*
    SaturdayClosed*
    Sunday11:0017:00*
    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

    Prices

    Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
    Child£3.00 per ticket
    Adult£6.00 per ticket

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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