Bluebell Cottage Gardens

Lodge Lane, Dutton, Cheshire, WA4 4HP

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Tel: 01928 713718

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Bluebell Cottage Gardens, a secluded and tranquil garden
  • Bluebell Cottage Gardens, a secluded and tranquil garden
  • Adjoining Bluebell Cottage Garden is a wildflower meadow
  • Bluebell cottage gardens, well worth a visit
  • Stunning Bluebells at Bluebell Cottage Gardens
  • Specialist plant nursery with an extensive stock of hardy perennials and shrubs at Bluebell Cottage Garden

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About Us

This secluded and tranquil garden is one of Cheshire's best kept secrets, this secluded garden wraps around the cottage in a series of linked ‘rooms’. Wide herbaceous borders display over 2,000 varieties of hardy trees, shrubs, climbers and herbaceous plants. Perennial borders were created to celebrate Cheshire’s Year of Gardens '08 – providing beauty and interest from early spring to late autumn.

Wide herbaceous borders display over 2,000 varieties of hardy trees, shrubs, climbers and herbaceous plants.

Adjoining the garden is a wildflower meadow, bluebell woodland and specialist plant nursery with an extensive stock of hardy perennials and shrubs.

Hot and cold drinks, locally made cakes and Cheshire Farm Ice Cream are offered on a self-service basis in the nursery tearoom during the week. At busy weekends, Cathy from 'Cake Day!' will be in the tearoom to serve her excellent selection of home-made cakes and lemonade. 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£4.00 per ticket
RHS membersFree
Under 18sFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Main Season, 2021 (4 Mar 2021 - 5 Apr 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousA Garden of Distinction A Garden of Distinction 2015

Directions

Road Directions

From M56, junction 10 - take the A49 south towards Whitchurch. After about 3 miles, take the A533 right at a traffic light controlled cross-roads (petrol station on the corner). Lodge Lane is a left turn after about 1 mile, clearly indicated by large, brown tourist signs. From M56, junction 11 - take the A56 south towards Frodsham. Take the first left along Windmill Lane, or the second left along the A533 towards Northwich. Windmill Lane joins the A533 after about 1.5 miles. Lodge Lane is a right turn off the A533 clearly indicated by large, brown tourist signs.

Public Transport Directions

The gardens and nursery are not served directly by public transport services. The nearest train station is Runcorn East or Runcorn, from where you can cycle or take a pre-booked taxi, or Runcorn where there is a permanent taxi rank.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
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      43
    • Very Good
      13
    • Average
      6
    • Poor
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    Recent Reviews:

    • BravoPanda
      England, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Exactly the flowers I wanted and stunning gardens.
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 3rd August 2019
      Although small-ish the garden is a little piece of tranquility and teeming with butterflies, dragonflies and bees happily bumbling around from flower to flower. Plants prices are very reasonable... Read full review
    • John S
      Flint, United Kingdom
      Hidden gem
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 22nd September 2019
      Set in Cheshire countryside down narrow lane,parking in field at entrance. Initially enter through nursery landscaped gardens in top right informal beds mix of planting. Woodland walk an orchard many... Read full review
    • Lynda B
      Buxton, United Kingdom
      Great informal planting
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 25th October 2019
      Having just joined the RHS, I wanted to explore new nurseries. I chose this nursery and we loved it. We enjoyed our walk along the nooks and crannies of the cottage garden. The informal planting was... Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

    Payment Methods

    • American Express accepted
    • Delta accepted
    • Diners Club accepted
    • JCB accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Solo accepted
    • TIC Staff Admitted Free
    • Visa accepted

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01928 713718

    Tel: 01928 713718

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