The Lovell Quinta Arboretum

Swettenham Village, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 2LF

Tel: 01565 831981

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About Us

Nestled in the heart of the Cheshire countryside in the picturesque village of Swettenham lies this horticultural treasure. The 28 acre arboretum was the lifelong project of Sir Bernard Lovell, founder of the Jodrell Bank Radio Telescope, who developed the site from open grassland.

The arboretum now features over 800 species and 2500 trees and shrubs, including 2 National Collections and a collection of endangered conifers. There is also 12.5 acres of wild wood owned by Cheshire Wildlife Trust and meadows filled with wild flowers.

The arboretum is owned and maintained by Tatton Garden Society, a registered charity, and this wonderful space is open daily to the public. Groups are welcome and guided tours available by prior arrangement.

Parking available in Swettenham Arms Car park. Catering – Refreshments available at Swettenham Arms. Please ‘follow signs for Swettenham Arms.’

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£2.50 per ticket
Child, if accompaniedFree

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

Directions

Road Directions

Leave M6 Jct 18 follow A535 and pick up signs for Swettenham Arms.

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Facilities

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Catering at Swettenham Arms

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Parking available at the Swettenham Arms

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - On Leads

Provider Features

  • In countryside

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
All year, 2018 (closes at sunset) (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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