The Gardens are open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays. Please see below for special events.

Whats On in 2023


Mothering Sunday – 19th March – Join us in the one million daffodil garden on Mothering Sunday where a wandering harpist will play amongst the daffodil meadows. Book Here 


Good Friday – 7th April – Gardens open to the public Book here

Easter Saturday plus Spring Walk & Talk – 8th April – Gardens open to the public plus on this day you have the option to join our Head Gardener on a spring walk & talk, taking in the seasonal highlights, recent garden works and history of the Gardens. Book here 

Easter Sunday Family Bunny Trail – 9th April – Join us in the Gardens on Easter Sunday for a day of family fun! Collect your trail map, find the hidden bunnies and solve the riddles to win an Easter prize. New for this year visit the interactive petting zoo including meerkats, snakes, spiders, birds of prey and more! Book here 

Easter bank holiday Monday – 10th April Book here

Spring Plant Hunters Fair – Sunday 23rd April –  Here you will find great value, top quality and traditionally grown plants for every type of garden. Tickets include access to the Plant Fair and Gardens. This event is free for Cholmondeley Members. Book here


RHS Members have free access in May

Bank Holiday Monday – 1st May

National Garden Scheme – Thursday 4th May – All proceeds from this day go to charity

Coronation Bank Holiday Monday – 8th May – Join Barry for a spring Walk & Talk, taking in the seasonal highlights and history of the Gardens.

Classic Car Rally – Sunday 14th May. Book here 

Wingate Walk – Saturday 20th May – Come and Walk the Wingate 3.5km at Cholmondeley Castle Gardens. Book here 

Spring Bank Holiday Monday – 29th May


New Rose Garden Talk & Tour – Wednesday 14th June – Join our Head Gardener for a talk and slide show followed by a tour of the new Cholmondeley Rose Garden. Book here

Castle Series Triathlon – Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June – Gardens closed for this event. More information here


Family Fete and Teddy Bear’s Picnic – Sunday 9th July

Summer Walk & Talk – Sunday 23rd July – Join Barry for a summer tour of the highlights and history of Cholmondeley Castle Gardens.


Summer Plant Hunters Fair – Wednesday 2nd August – Book here 

Devafest – Friday 11th, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th August. For more information and to book tickets visit DEVAFEST

Classical Music in the Temple Garden – Sunday 27th August – Join us for an afternoon of classical music by the Northern String Quartet. The Temple Garden forms the perfect bowl for acoustics and you are invited to picnic, bring chairs and rugs to sit amongst the splendid surroundings whilst the quartet play. Book here

Bank Holiday Monday – 28th August


RHS Members have free access in September

Tough Mudder – Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September – Gardens closed on this weekend. For more information and to book tickets visit TOUGH MUDDER


Gardens open for Autumn Tints

Autumn Walk & Talk – Sunday 8th October