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Cholmondeley Castle Gardens

| Malpas, SY14 8AH, England
+44 1829 720383
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Not one of the finest gardens in Cheshire

The marketing for the gardens is a little optimistic - the gardens are pretty but definitely not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
retraitedeborde
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
Be nicer in a few months

Pretty castle set in large manicured grounds, follies and water features. We went on the Easter... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
graham e
,
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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The romantic gothic Castle - a product of the early 19th century - stands on a high rise above a lake. The Castle is surrounded by sweeping lawns and a variety of mature trees, including Cedars of Lebanon, Oak, and Chestnut. The gardens surrounding...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The marketing for the gardens is a little optimistic - the gardens are pretty but definitely not among the finest in Cheshire. Open only 3 days a week (Weds/Thurs/Sun) even during school holidays, you get the impression, which is compounded by the dour gardening staff,...More

3  Thank retraitedeborde
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Pretty castle set in large manicured grounds, follies and water features. We went on the Easter weekend and the plants have not really woken up yet. Visited here a few years back and there was a rare breeds farm and a nice lakeside walk, the...More

Thank graham e
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

The Garden is soo cute, huge and amazing.. I enjoyed every moment at that place. 7000 acres of greenary

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

So on the good side it's lovely and peaceful even when busy. Staff are all friendly and helpful. Has wheelchair routes, disabled parking and quality accessible loo. But it's on the small side of huge and unless you've taken a picnic or want to sit,...More

2  Thank THEL0bmeister
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Lovely grounds BUT.....Arrived and saw hunters and their dogs entering the grounds, fox hunting is illegal, but allowed to hunt in these grounds. My children were rather upset knowing what was about to happen in the grounds. I will NEVER go there again as long...More

5  Thank Helen C
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning! OMG what a place was shooting a tv programme in the grounds what a lovely quiet tranquil place in ENGLAND. This is a must see and would be perfect for wedding photos too

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

went ther on a sunny bank holiday Monday and although I don't live far away I had never been. £7 to get in. The gardens are huge with lots of features. There is a quaint reasonable priced tea room serving coffee cake meals and wine...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived just before the gates opened at 11am. Had a lovely walk ro be the gardens. Walked through the estate to the chapel, read about the history and ancestry. Shame the castle a farm aren't open to the public. Had a hot drink sitting outside...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

My wife and I and two friends visited Cholmondeley Castle gardens on the afternoon of Sunday 27th August. We were lucky with the weather and really enjoyed our afternoon out! The Castle was a sight to behold, as we walked amongst the trees, gardens and...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful day at the castle for a charity day and "teddy bares picnic" Lots to do for children, Punch and Judy show (free) inflatables, game stalls, hook a duck, tombolla, face painting, all at a small cost but all for charity. My children...More

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Sarah H
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Response from the-snape-family | Reviewed this property |
Early Spring to see the beautiful bulbs late spring for the rhododendrons, summer for glorious flowers and autumn for the vivid colours of trees.
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Lisa G
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Response from Angela M | Reviewed this property |
No however there is outside tables where dogs can sit with you
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