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Rode Hall & Gardens

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Church Lane
Scholar Green

Tel: 01270 873237

kitchen garden at rode hall gardens


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


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.



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Recent Reviews:

  • 2oldfarts
    Mobberley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A fantastic visit in all respects
    5 of 5 stars
    We first spoke with a very pleasant and cheerful elderly lady in the gifts shop; whom we later learned was Lady Anne Baker Wilbraham! Later actually clearing tables in the café. This time we did the... Read full review
  • Petenac
    Sandbach, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Excellent Monthly Farmers Market & grounds
    5 of 5 stars
    Delightful formal gardens around the stately house - lovely displays of daffs and bluebells depending on season. Once a month there is a very popular farmers market held, with a wide range of foods... Read full review
  • rowton2013
    Chester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Saturday market
    5 of 5 stars
    What a lovely morning, sampling some delicious homemade food items from the barn, it was a delight to see lovely handmade crafts and speak to the artists about them. It was a little bit chilly and we... Read full review


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  • Out of Hours Visits

Provider Features

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


  • 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)


  • 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)
Summer Season - House Only (Wednesdays only) (5 Apr 2017 - 27 Sept 2017)
Snowdrop Walks (4 Feb 2018 - 5 Mar 2018)

* 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

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