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Rode Hall & Gardens

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Church Lane
Scholar Green
Congleton
Cheshire
ST7 3QP

Tel: 01270 873237

kitchen garden at rode hall gardens

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Garden Only (Adult)£5.00 adult
Garden Only (Children 5-15)£2.00 child
House & Garden (Adult)£8.00 adult
House & Garden (Children 5-15)£2.00 child
House & Garden (Concessions)£7.00 concession

Children under 5 go free

About

Rode Hall is a fine early 18th century country house set in a Repton landscape. It has been the home of the Wilbraham family since 1669 and the extensive grounds include a woodland garden, a formal garden designed by Nesfield in 1860 and a stunning two acre walled kitchen garden.

With its terraced rock garden and grotto, lake, icehouse, walled and Italian gardens, Rode’s fascinating landscape has so much to offer the year-round visitor. Visual delights include carpets of bluebells in May, vivid rhododendron and azaleas and a sumptuous herbaceous border. The kitchen garden, complete with its world record breaking gooseberries, comes into its own in the Summer with rows of beautiful flowers and vegetables which are then used in the tea room or sold at our monthly farmers’ market.

Rode is also home to one of the UK’s finest Snowdrop Walks with over 70 varieties carpeting an enchanting mile long route. Why not experience this fantastic display next year?

Popular farmers’ market with over 70 local artisan food and craft stalls on the first Saturday of every month.

The delightful Rode Hall Tea Rooms offer a selection of homemade cakes, light snacks and cream teas as well as hot and cold drinks. Opening times are exactly the same as the gardens and also on the first Saturday of every month (exc January) alongside the farmers' market.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    49
  • Very Good
    37
  • Average
    10
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    4

Recent Reviews:

  • kathy b
    Sharpthorne, United Kingdom
    A very interesting morning here
    5 of 5 stars
    09/08/2017
    We were taken here whilst visiting friends. It was farmers market day , full of interesting stalls with gifts and lovely looking produce to buy and things to have for lunch too. As we were away from... Read full review
  • Jules268_12
    Tarporley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great Monthly Farmer's Market
    5 of 5 stars
    08/08/2017
    We visited Rode Hall solely to attend the monthly farmer's market which we had seen advertised on Facebook. We have visited lots of farmer's markets which are usually disappointing when you get... Read full review
  • Bowerz0176
    Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Farmers market 1st Saturday of everymonth
    4 of 5 stars
    05/08/2017
    Well worth a trip, super market, easy parking and lovely views. Stalls were great, lots of food, garden stalls and a band on to entertain the customers. Read full review

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Facilities

Other

  • Out of Hours Visits

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Marketing Cheshire Member
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free) - £1 at Farmer's Market. (1st Sat of each month exc Jan)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times - For Group Bookings pls call 01270 873237.
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Between the A34 and the A50 close to Little Moreton Hall.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest Train station - Kidsgrove 2 miles

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Opening Times

Summer Season - Gardens Only (Wednesdays only) (5 Apr 2017 - 27 Sept 2017)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday11:0017:00*
ThursdayClosed*
FridayClosed*
SaturdayClosed*
SundayClosed*
Summer Season - House Only (Wednesdays only) (5 Apr 2017 - 27 Sept 2017)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday12:0016:00*
ThursdayClosed*
FridayClosed*
SaturdayClosed*
SundayClosed*
Snowdrop Walks (4 Feb 2018 - 5 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
Tuesday11:0016:00*
Wednesday11:0016:00*
Thursday11:0016:00*
Friday11:0016:00*
Saturday11:0016:00*
Sunday11:0016:00*

* Snowdrop Walks Admission: Adult - £5 / Children 5-15 - £1

Open same times bank holiday Mondays.

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