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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
      24
    • Very Good
      24
    • Average
      9
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      2

    Recent Reviews:

    • Caroline V
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Beautiful gardens!
      4 of 5 stars
      14/08/2016
      Visited Cholmondeley gardens for the first time and was very impressed with the grounds and gardens. It was a lovely day and was sorry we didn't take a picnic as there was plenty of places to sit... Read full review
    • Malsville
      Nottingham UK
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Outstanding garden
      5 of 5 stars
      25/07/2016
      An outstanding garden and one we've meant to visit for years. So pleased we finally got there. There is a lot of transitional work going on at the moment after the death of Lavinia last year, the new... Read full review
    • Gary B
      Nantwich, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Wonderful gardens
      3 of 5 stars
      24/07/2016
      Family members came up to stay with us for a few days and decided to take the to Cholmondley Castle and gardens, it's a big estate with well manicured gardens, the animal farm is a little sparse and... 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*

    * 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

    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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