Hare Hill Garden (NT)

Oak Road, Over Alderley, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4QB

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A hidden gem, set amid rolling parkland, Hare Hill is a small but perfectly formed wooded and walled garden. Especially spectacular in early summer the garden is a riot of colour with its displays of azaleas, rhododendron and hosta. Picnic by the lake and take a lovely walk around the surrounding parkland or venture further to nearby Alderley Edge.

Every weekend until October a pop-up cafe opens in the garden, offering freshly ground coffee, speciality tea, locally produced, homemade cake and Snugbury’s ice cream.

National Trust property.

Parking charges are refunded on admission. Groups admitted by prior written appointment only.

Garden Open 18th March - 28th October

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£6.50 per ticket
Aged 12 and under£3.25 per ticket
NT Members - FREEFree

Car parking only: free to members who show a valid membership card. £6.50 to non-members.


Road Directions

Between Alderley Edge and Prestbury, turn off north at B5087 at Greyhound Road.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • CSmithAlsager
      Trip Type:
      Small and quiet
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 18th August 2018
      We love Hare hill, but I agree it is expensive for non NT members. We have visited a few times over the years and we can see the improvements the National Trust are making, but these things take... Read full review
    • Sam R
      Trip Type:
      Very disappointing
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 6th August 2018
      We attended as non-members of the National Trust with a pram. As we paid we were informed the area was very small - this was an understatement and perhaps a sign that people have remarked about the... Read full review
    • Y4807TEjenniferh
      Macclesfield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      A place to reflect on life
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 1st August 2018
      I loved walking around the gardens with my mum - we walked slowly, she knew all the names of the beautiful plants and trees. We sat in the walled garden and watched children play. We enjoyed all the... Read full review



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

    Attraction Facilities

    • All Weather Attraction


    • Picnic Site

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
    • Parking (charge) - Parking £6.50 refundable on entry to the garden. Free to members.

    Provider Facilities

    • Toilets

    Provider Features

    • In countryside
    • Marketing Cheshire Member
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Guided Tours Available for Groups

    Opening Times

    * Last admission 1 hour before closing.

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