Cholmondeley Castle

Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8AH

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About Us

The Cholmondeley Family have lived at Cholmondeley since 1200. The present Castle was built in the early 19th Century by the 1st Marquess and was until her death in November 2015 the home of The Dowager Marchioness of Cholmondeley the wife of the late 6th Marquess who spent the greater part of her life creating the magnificent garden at Cholmondeley being determined to create a garden which would have its own identify. One of the winners of the 2016 Chelsea flower Show and 2017 RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park a visit to the Gardens is essential to enjoy these extensive ornamental gardens which attracts thousands of visitors each year eager to enjoy perfect plantings in these spectacular surroundings. With its beautiful Temple Water Garden with its small lake and two islands enclosed by fine specimen trees, recently extended and planted rose garden with over 350 new roses of varying varities, a new 100m long double herbaceous border, and the recently extended and reburbished Folly Garden. whatever the season within the gardens there are always plants and shurbs in flower from early bulbs through different types of magnolia, camellia, azalea and rhododendrons.  The Lily Pond situated below the Castle allows access to the Silver Garden and Castle terraces with view across the Parkland, whilst Tower Hill offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy a woodland ramble amongst interesting shrubs and trees under planted with many wild flowers and bulbs.  The Lakeside Walk which is home to many different varietires of waterfowl and freshwater fish with its picnic area and play area affords magnificent views of Cholmondeley Castle across the Mere.  Children will enjoy the hiddens paths and play areas and adventure den.  St. Nicholas Chapel located within the Park is well worth a visit to enjoy its stained glass alter window, ornate panelling and peaceful atmosphere.  Whilst the Cholmondeley Tea Room is situated in the heart of the gardens. This is truly a garden for everybody young and old.

The castle is not open to members of the public.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£6.00 per ticket
Child£3.00 per ticket

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

Directions

Road Directions

Off A41 Chester/Whitchurch Road and A49 Whitchurch/Tarporley Road. SAT NAV SY14 8ET.

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Recent Reviews:

  • ChesterFew
    Chester
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Truly amazing!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 11th July 2018
    Cholmondeley castle gardens, must not be missed! Gardens complete with lakes and ponds are immaculately managed, a most beautiful place, full of character and contain a host of interesting plants... Read full review
  • diplomaticbag
    Beijing, China
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Beautiful
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 6th July 2018
    The gardens are amazing and really peaceful. The tea room offers a good range of refreshments, and there is a nice play area for children. Read full review
  • Brenda R
    South West England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    LARGE GROUNDS
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 4th July 2018
    The grounds are large ,fantastic trees and walks around the lakes but the borders and rose gardens only recently planted so need time to mature Disappointed that the castle is not open to... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Marketing Cheshire Member
  • Outdoor Attraction

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Opening Times

Gardens (30 Mar 2018 - 30 Sept 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:00*
Friday - SaturdayClosed*
Sunday11:00 - 17:00*
Autumn Tints - Open Sundays only in October (7 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - SaturdayClosed*
Sunday11:00 - 17:00*

* Gardens Open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays. (Please see website www.cholmondeleycastle.com for amendments to opening days and event days)

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

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