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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

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TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    45
  • Very Good
    36
  • Average
    10
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    4

Recent Reviews:

  • dollydelash
    Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Idilic
    5 of 5 stars
    07/06/2017
    The gardens here are established and well kept with a mix of tranquil nooks and crannies, plus a well used fishing lake and large open spaces. The snowdrop walk is popular as is the farmers market... Read full review
  • PhilatStoke
    Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Tea rooms better than last time
    4 of 5 stars
    12/05/2017
    Having enjoyed the snowdrop walk in February, we decided to return for the bluebell walk in early May. The profusion of bluebells was truly beautiful, enhanced by rhododendrons, azaleas and... Read full review
  • MichelleMichelleMM
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Is that it?
    2 of 5 stars
    06/05/2017
    Thoroughly underwhelming, a rip off at half the price. (Gardens visit) very short paths, not great for walking. 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

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