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. Visit the Afternoon Tea Tent for a sumptuous treat including a free mimosa or hot drink for all mums having pre-booked Afternoon Tea Book Here 


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

Easter Sunday – 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

Classic Car Rally – Sunday 14th May

Spring Bank Holiday Monday – 29th May


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


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


Plant Hunters Fair – Wednesday 2nd August

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

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