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Cheshire's gardens are renowned few other areas of the country can boast the range and number of glorious gardens that can be found in this famously green-fingered county. In fact more than one in eight of all garden visits in Britain take place in Cheshire. Cheshire’s Peak District is home to six of Cheshire's top ten gardens of Distinction making this the obvious destination for garden lovers.
Visit the magnificent arboretum at Jodrell Bank Science Centre, the Japanese Gardens at Tatton Park and the fragrant Orangery at Lyme Park. Walk around the spectacular herbaceous borders of Arley Hall and Gardens, the walled garden and azalea walks at Hare Hill and the delightful knot garden at Little Moreton Hall. Marvel at over 50 varieties of snowdrops at Rode Hall & Gardens.
Discover the historic herbs and vegetables at the Apprentice House Garden, grown originally to feed and treat the child millworkers who were housed there to work at Quarry Bank Mill.
Whatever time of year you choose to visit the many gardens in Cheshire’s Peak District, you will be able to enjoy luscious gardens at their best.
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For a tranquil walk explore the Edwardian rose garden, ravine garden or luxurious herbaceous borders next to the reflecting lake where a certain Mr Darcy met Miss Bennett in the BBC production of 'Pride and Prejudice'.
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Dating from 1719, the majestic Capesthorne Hall with its stunning Jacobean style architecture is set in 100 acres of picturesque parkland, with exquisite gardens and chain of three serene lakes.
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Step back in time, over 500 years and marvel at the delights of Britain’s most famous timber-framed, moated Tudor manor house. Take in the delightful Knot Garden, together with traditional fruit trees of apple, pear, medlar and quince.
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The home of Mary Fitton, the 'Dark Lady' of Shakespeare’s sonnets, Gawsworth Hall’s romantic associations are echoed in the garden’s broad lawns.
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Enjoy a stroll through the wildflower meadows at Astbury Mere Country Park, or simply sit and enjoy the views over the Mere towards Congleton Edge and Mow Cop. Events are held throughout the year, pick up a leaflet at the Centre.
Today Macclesfield Forest is managed by United Utilities as part of the water catchment area around the reseroirs. There are four reservoirs in the vicinity with Ridgegate and Trentabank reservoirs providing Macclesfield town with drinking water.