Opening Times

DUE TO AN AMBER WEATHER WARNING THE GARDENS ARE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY 22ND AND THURSDAY 23RD MAY

The Gardens open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and bank holidays 

The below days and times are a general indication, before your visit please click on the What’s On page for any potential changes.

Please note: tickets are for the Gardens and grounds only, the Castle is a private residence.

Monday Bank Holidays Only 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm)
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm)
Thursday 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm)
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm)

Prices

Tickets booked in advance – Adults £8.50, Children (aged 5-15, under 5’s are free) £4

Tickets bought on the gate on the day – Adults £9, Children (aged 5-15, under 5’s are free) £5

Event Day pricing is £9 in advance per adult and £9.50 per adult on the gate on the day

Ticket prices can vary depending on the event, please see the specific event for ticket prices.

Become a ‘Cholmondeley Gardens Member’ for £45, this includes access to Cholmondeley Castle Gardens on open days during the season (excludes certain events and closed days).

Members do not need to book in advance.

Members of Historic Houses Association do not need to book and can just turn up on the day with a valid HHA card.

If using a Gardeners World 2 for 1 card you only need to purchase any additional tickets and show the card to the gatekeeper upon entry.

RHS Members gain free access only in May and September and do not need to pre-book (excludes certain event days, please check before visiting)

We offer a Blue Light Discount which is buy one get one free on adult tickets, you only need to purchase any additional tickets and show the appropriate ID upon arrival.

We welcome group visits to Cholmondeley Castle Gardens. These can include a guided tour and lunch. Please fill out Group Booking Form 2024 to book in.

Tickets can be bought on the gate or in advance (tickets bought in advance are cheaper than on the gate)however, due to high demand, tickets for events only guaranteed if bought in advance.

Accessibility

Some areas of the gardens are unsuitable for wheelchairs, scooters and other mobility aids we have provided a signed wheelchair route through the Temple Garden for example.

Accessible toilets and parking are available at the Tea Rooms. On occasion, due to wet weather or otherwise, our parking and accessible parking area is relocated, should you have any queries please contact the Estate Office on 01829 720 203 prior to visiting.

Information

Caution should be taken around the grounds owing to differential and irregular ground levels, including shallow but sheer drops, tree roots, rabbit warrens etc, with sensible footwear being required at all times and pathways may become slippery with some areas being restricted for wheelchair access. If assistance is required please ask a member of staff. Avoid parking or resting below trees and caution should be taken for low hanging branches. There are water hazards within the grounds and vehicles sharing routes and moving around the site and children/vulnerable persons should be supervised at all times. In the event of an accident or incident please report this immediately to a member of staff.

Dogs

Dogs are welcome in the gardens but should be kept on leads at all times.

Located off the A49 Whitchurch/Tarporley Road, between Warrington and Whitchurch. The entrance to the gardens is off the A49 at the Cholmondeley Arms Pub crossroads post code SY14 8ET.

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