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

Whats On in 2022


Cholmondeley Triathlon – Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th June  – Gardens closed during this event. Pick your discipline – triathlon, duathlon, aquabike, aquathlon, swim and run – and choose a distance. Recruit your friends and celebrate completing your challenge in the festival village.

Outlook Festival – 30th June – 3rd July – Gardens closed during this event. Experience this brand new festival celebrating the best in sound system culture at Cholmondeley Castle


Outlook Festival – 30th June – 3rd July – Gardens are closed for this event

Summer Plant Hunters Fair – Wednesday 13th July – Special entry price, £4.50 per adult (£2 per child) entry to Plant Fair and Gardens. This event is free for Cholmondeley Members and Members of Historic Houses Association. Book here

Family Fete and Teddy Bear’s Picnic – Sunday 17th July – Join the Wingate Centre for a day of fun Book here

Cholmondeley Horse Trials – Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July


Pizza  Making Masterclass in the Cafe – Thursday 4th August, 11am-1pm, £15 per child. Join Belinda and the team in the Cafe in the Gardens for a pizza making masterclass! Pre-booking essential. Book here

Create a Freakshake in the Cafe – Wednesday 17th August, 2.30-4.30pm, £12.50 per child. Create the ultimate Freakshake in the Cafe in the Gardens. Pre-booking essential. Book here 

Cholmondeley Horse Trials – Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August

Breakfast Pancake Decoration – Thursday 25th August, 10-11.15am, £12 per child. Join Belinda in the Cafe in the Gardens to enjoy making, creating, and topping the perfect pancake breakfast. Book here

Bank Holiday Monday – Monday 29th August – Gardens Open


RHS have free access during September

Tough Mudder – Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September – The Gardens are closed for this event. Tough Mudder is a series of obstacle and mud runs that will push your physical and mental limits without the pressure of competition.



Gardens open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays during October for Autumn Tints

Autumn Fun in the Cafe – Thursday 27th October, 2.30-4.30pm, £12.50 per child. Join Belinda and the team in the Cafe for an afternoon of Autumn fun! Pre-booking essential. Book here

Autumn Festival – Sunday 30th October

Last day of opening, Sunday 30th October