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Cholmondeley Castle and gardens

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Address: Chlomondeley | Malpas, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1829 720 383
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Attractive, but not huge, gardens laid out in a number of different styles - dogs welcome on leads

We started at the Temple Garden, which blends attractive planting with a small lake and statues and architectural features. It isn't huge, so don't go expecting something like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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English first
UK
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We started at the Temple Garden, which blends attractive planting with a small lake and statues and architectural features. It isn't huge, so don't go expecting something like Stourhead, but it is charming all the same and even in April there was plenty of interest to look at. We continued along the recently planted Lavinia Walk to the Rose Garden.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A great day out for all ages! A great walk and a lovely range of unusual animals to visit! Such a beautiful castle would definitely recommend and visit again

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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287 reviews 287 reviews
112 attraction reviews
294 helpful votes 294 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

My family & I went to Cholmondeley Castle and gardens during summer, and had a lovely time walking around around the beautiful gardens. The castle was built in 1801, and is stunning. It's £6 for adult entrance, and is reasonably price due to cost of keeping the lovely gardens maintained, and for public viewing. We had a lovely lunch in... More 

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Bexhill, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

£6 per person seemed quite steep a price to pay. No concessions for seniors made it quite an expensive walk. it did not take us long to look round the gardens and it was too wet to explore round the lake. Rather disappointed with the aviaries as the poor birds had no outdoor greenery to perch on and we saw... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

On a late summer Sunday in the sunshine, this is as good as it gets. It is not really a garden for kids to run about in. It is one for wandering, sitting, contemplating. Imaginatively planted with good use of slopes, rocks and water. It is a delight

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Cheshire UK
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80 reviews 80 reviews
13 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A piece of tranquility in the Cheshire countryside. Beautiful views, well kept gardens and easy accessible walkways. On busy days, eg Teddy Bears Picnic, there are certain areas that get extremely busy however there is always somewhere that you can go to enjoy a peaceful walk. Strolling to the chapel is usually a nice walk, often you can see wildlife... More 

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Bucks in the UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

After visiting several gardens of large houses I expected these to be more extensive. The first area, around a small lake, is impressive but the remainder turned out to be fairly limited walks over small rises. They gardens are very well kept with specimen trees but I got around them in less than 45 minutes. The map makes the area... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
43 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had a great day out here with some friends but its £18.00 entry fee for a family of 4! The positives: 2 nice smallish play areas that are not overcrowded Plenty of space at the 1st play area/picnic area for kids to runaround and play some games Beautiful gardens small farm area The negatives: No card payments No bins....you... More 

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UK
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
57 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Peaceful, pretty, wonderful gardens, well kept and good value. Can't complain, but surely it's time to move on and take card payments please.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were passing these Gardens and being members of the HHA we decided to visit. It was well worth it,gardens well laid out,pleasant tea room,signage to the disabled car park was hit and miss,we finished up in the back yard of the castle,which is out of bounds to the general public,but,non the less well worth a visit,will be making a... More 

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