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Dorothy Clive Garden

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Willoughbridge
Market Drayton
Shropshire
TF9 4EU

Tel: 01630 647237

Dorothy Clive Garden

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - High Season£7.00 per ticket
Adult - Low Season£3.50 adult
Child - Low Season£2.00 child
Children (0-5 years of age) - High SeasonFree
Children (5 - 17 years of age) - High Season£2.00 child
Concession - High Season£6.50 per ticket

Groups - Discounted rate of £6.00 per person.

About

Just across the Staffordshire border this magical 12 acre garden was created in 1939, when Colonel Harry Clive began his transformation of a disused Victorian quarry for his wife Dorothy. Today explore a garden including a laburnum arch, alpine scree with pool, rose walk, AGM border, edible woodland, seasonal borders and rhododendron filled woodland with waterfall. All in a contemporary informal setting. Relax in the tearoom with terrace lawn hosting spectacular views and enjoy delicious homemade food including light lunches, scones and cakes.

The Dorothy Clive Garden is open every day from 1st April to 30th September, 10am to 5.30pm and then every weekend from the start of October through to the end of March 10am to 4pm.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    162
  • Very Good
    60
  • Average
    11
  • Poor
    8
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • oggie01
    Stafford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Enjoyable autumn visit to an attractive garden
    4 of 5 stars
    20/10/2017
    Still plenty of leaves on the trees, though some had turned beautiful colours. There is a fair amount of variety in the garden, some mature trees. The garden seems dependent on visitor/friends... Read full review
  • John C
    Plymouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful gardens
    5 of 5 stars
    01/10/2017
    Our first visit to Dorothy Clive gardens. What a delight. We thought of it as a secret garden as every corner you went round we found something different. The beautiful Autumn tints. Also the... Read full review
  • CFTDOG
    Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Chilli Fest still "hot"!
    5 of 5 stars
    26/09/2017
    Visited the chilli festival this weekend, and having visited on previous years we did wonder if it would still be good, we were not disappointed! Stalls were excellent, the beer was excellent and the... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Situated on the A51, midway between Nantwich and Stone. Only 7 miles from M6, jct 15 take A53 west, then A51 north.

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Opening Times

Low Season - 2015 (1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
High Season - 2018 (1 Apr 2018 - 30 Sept 2018)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:30*
Tuesday10:0017:30*
Wednesday10:0017:30*
Thursday10:0017:30*
Friday10:0017:30*
Saturday10:0017:30*
Sunday10:0017:30*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change