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Cholmondeley Castle

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Malpas
Cheshire
SY14 8AH

Tel: 01829 720383

cholmondeley castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child£4.00 per ticket
Adult£7.00 per ticket

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

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
      25
    • Very Good
      28
    • Average
      9
    • Poor
      1
    • Terrible
      3

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      Trip Type:
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      Beautiful Autumn Colour and Good Lunch
      5 of 5 stars
      09/10/2016
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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 2017 - 29 Sept 2017)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed*
    TuesdayClosed*
    Wednesday11:0017:00*
    Thursday11:0017:00*
    FridayClosed*
    SaturdayClosed*
    Sunday11:0017:00*
    Autumn Tints - Open Sundays only in October (2 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed*
    TuesdayClosed*
    WednesdayClosed*
    ThursdayClosed*
    FridayClosed*
    SaturdayClosed*
    Sunday11:0017:00*

    * Cholmondeley Castle Gardens will also be open to the public in addition to normal days of opening on Fridays during August 2016.

    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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