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Cholmondeley Castle

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SY14 8AH

Tel: 01829 720383

tim redmond


The Cholmondeley Family have lived at Cholmondeley since 1200. The present Castle was built in the early 19th Century by the 1st Marquess and is now the home of The Dowager Marchioness of Cholmondeley the wife of the late 6th Marquess who has spent the greater part of her life creating the magnificent garden at Cholmondeley 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, Tea room and plants for sale. 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.




Provider Features

  • Marketing Cheshire Member
  • Outdoor Attraction


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

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)


  • 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

Autumn Tints - Open Sundays only in October (13 Oct 2015 - 27 Oct 2015)
Gardens Open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays and throughout the month of August the gardens will be open in addition on Fridays (29 Mar 2016 - 29 Sept 2016)


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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