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Trentham Gardens

Stone Road | Trentham Estate, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8JG, England
+44 1782 646646
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Lovely for a walk

A lovely garden which offers a great walk around the lake , beautiful picnic spots and some lovely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chris S
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Poole, United Kingdom
via mobile
Disappointing

The site is actually labelled Trentham Estate and that is what it is, a large estate of various... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
peppercornNw
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The Trentham Estate is home to the award-winning Trentham Gardens featuring The Italian Garden by Tom Stuart-Smith, and the Floral Labyrinth and Rivers of Grass by Piet Oudolf and vast wildflower and woodland meadow plantings by Nigel Dunnett. A fascinating wire fairy sculpture trail, fab childrens adventure playground with the UK's first barefoot walk, a family-friendly maze, mile-long Capability Brown lake with seasonal boat and train trips. Trentham Monkey Forest, Aerial Extreme and Trentham Shopping Village with 50 shops and 14 cafes and restaurants can also be found at The Trentham Estate. You'll find something for everyone here.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“barefoot walk” (273 reviews)
“garden centre” (327 reviews)
“annual pass” (118 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Stone Road | Trentham Estate, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8JG, England
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+44 1782 646646
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A lovely garden which offers a great walk around the lake , beautiful picnic spots and some lovely flower beds. We visited for classic cars event which added further interest but we would have enjoyed the gardens anyway and loved the good walk.More

Thank Chris S
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your 4 star review. We're pleased you picked Transport Festival day as your day to visit the Gardens! The atmosphere was fantastic and the weather was just perfect. It made for a great day for everyone. We hope you enjoy many happy...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The site is actually labelled Trentham Estate and that is what it is, a large estate of various types of landscape and garden. It has a great scope for the family with several attractions and a plethora of shops out of the estate pay area....More

Thank peppercornNw
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. We're sorry that you were disappointed with the Italian Garden. The planting is designed within the historic framework of Sir Charles Barry’s original Italianate Garden of the 19th Century. The borders and beds contain European Steppe planting, made up of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here with a 2 year old, 5 year old and a 12 year old. There was something for them all. I can honest say that this is one of the most beautiful places I have been. So much to do there. We started...More

Thank Jen G
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. It's so great to hear that you've been enjoying Trentham. Hearing about how people divide their time between each attraction is fantastic. The shopping village expansion is due to open in late July, we hope you will pay...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well its the start of the evening concerts at Trentham gardens. And what a start, fabulous weather, lively venue, an extra feeling of safety as more security was seen, bags searched and so forth, left us in the mood to party. The Ska and Madness...More

Thank Joanne E
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your lovely 5 star review! It was a fantastic atmosphere wasn't it! We thought it was a fantastic opening for our Summer Concerts. We're so glad you enjoyed it, the band were great, and it was great to see so many people...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't the first time Trentham have hosted this event so we were disappointed upon early arrival (to miss the rush) to be told that the opening had been put back by half an hour to 10.30am because they were attempting to remove all pass...More

Thank Bonniepop
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are deeply sorry for the disappointment you experienced on your visit to the Transport Festival. The separate queues were introduced in an attempt to shorten the waiting time for our visitors, not to confuse...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful formal & informal gardens plus a lovely lake to sail down. There are also some lovely shops and cafes to visitMore

Thank Sheila T
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. The Miss Elizabeth Boat trips are a great way to unwind and relax on a visit to Trentham. It gives you time to take a breather, and take in the scenery of the Estate from a different perspective....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the very enjoyable time specially when weather as it's is today ,after walk with dogs we sat and had a big ice cream.More

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TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. We've been so lucky with this beautiful weather, Trentham is a great place to unwind and relax in the sunshine, especially with an ice cream! We wish you many happy return visits, and hope this lovely weather repeats...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a day out with friends. Heard about it but never visited previously. It was a glorious day which obviously helped, but what wonderful gardens and other facilities ( shops,places to eat,fabulous home/garden centre). Great for families- lots of picnic areas, children's playground etc....More

Thank Michael W
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. We're so pleased to hear that the weather was on your side during your first visit. Trentham on a sunny day is hard to beat. The new shopping village expansion is due to open at the end of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolutely beautiful place well worth a visit and we have two granddaughters under 2 and they loved the play area and didn't want to come awayMore

Thank Lordfresson
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely 5 star review! We're so glad you and Granddaughters have been enjoying the new play area, it's been a real hit with our younger visitors! The Miniature Train rides are also very popular with families, as well as the Miss...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a family yearly pass and as often as possible visit the shops and the gardens It's an amazing place we are lucky as quite local but definitely a great day out The gardens and lake are beautiful lots of shops and very good...More

Thank 479Pamb
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 star review! An Annual Pass is a great way to take time to get to know what is on offer here at Trentham. The Wildflower Meadows have been sewn and will be the star attraction in the Gardens soon! We...More

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Aditi P
Hello, how long on average do people spend there? And what time do you close please?
14 June 2017|
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Response from TrenthamEstate | Property representative |
Hi there, People tend to stay in the gardens for several hours, with many staying all day! Check our website for opening times when you plan to come. Throughout June and July we are open from 9am to 9pm Sunday to Friday... More
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Janet R
How much is the entrance fee,any group discount or forces discount/OAPs.
24 May 2017|
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Response from Agnieszka M | Reviewed this property |
There is a discount in the summer evening. The only tickets for a group I found is the family ticket. The prices for single adult is £10.25 and a single child is £8.75. Maybe you'll find moe information on trenthamcouk
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gardenersgal
Where is the bus stop at Stoke train station and do buses run on Sundays.
26 April 2017|
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Response from TrenthamEstate | Property representative |
The easiest way to Trentham from Stoke-on-Trent Station, is to head to the taxi rank outside the station, it is around a 4 mile drive and will cost around £10. If you are travelling by train from the South, opt to alight at... More
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