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Cholmondeley Castle

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SY14 8AH

Tel: 01829 720383

cholmondeley castle


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.


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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    Recent Reviews:

    • THEL0bmeister
      Knutsford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Lovely in good weather and accessible in parts
      3 of 5 stars
      So on the good side it's lovely and peaceful even when busy. Staff are all friendly and helpful. Has wheelchair routes, disabled parking and quality accessible loo. But it's on the small side of... Read full review
    • Helen C
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      3 of 5 stars
      Lovely grounds BUT.....Arrived and saw hunters and their dogs entering the grounds, fox hunting is illegal, but allowed to hunt in these grounds. My children were rather upset knowing what was about... Read full review
    • markw2285
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
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      Absolutely stunning! OMG what a place
      5 of 5 stars
      Absolutely stunning! OMG what a place was shooting a tv programme in the grounds what a lovely quiet tranquil place in ENGLAND. This is a must see and would be perfect for wedding photos too Read full review


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    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

    Gardens (30 Mar 2018 - 28 Sept 2018)
    Autumn Tints - Open Sundays only in October (1 Oct 2018 - 29 Oct 2018)

    * Gardens Open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays and throughout the month of August the gardens will be open in addition on Fridays

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

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