The Original Garden Visitor's Guide

Rode Hall Gardens

Rode Hall is a beautiful early eighteenth-century country house set in a Repton landscape and has been the home of the Wilbraham family since 1669. Its extensive grounds include a woodland garden which is home to our very popular Snowdrop Walks throughout February, followed by bluebells and many hybrid rhododendrons and azaleas in May; a formal rose garden and terrace filled with a variety of herbaceous plants and a stunning two acre walled kitchen garden.

This boasts a wide variety of fruit, flowers and vegetables and is home to our world record breaking gooseberries! There is also a large lake with its own Birthday Island complete with heronry to explore as well as a restored icehouse.

The house is open to the public for guided tours and has a fine collection of English porcelain and Gillow furniture. The delightful tearooms serve homemade light lunches, cakes and cream teas using all fresh produce from our kitchen garden.

Fact File

Opening Times: Snowdrop Walks: 4 Feb – 5 Mar Tues-Sun 11-4pm. Closed Mons
Bluebell Walks: 29 Apr – 7 May Daily 11-5pm.
Summer Season: 5 Apr – 27 Sep Weds & Bank Holiday Mons 11-5pm
Farmers’ Market: 1st Sat of month, exc Jan, 9-1.30 pm (Gdns also open)
Admission Rates: Adults £5, Children £2.
Guided tours: Available for the hall
Group Rates: Minimum Groups Size: 10
Facilities: Tearooms, plant sales and small shop.
Disabled Access: Limited. Toilet and car parking on site
Tours/Events: Guided tours available.
Coach Parking: Yes.
Length of Visit: 1-2 hours.
Booking Contact: Ceri Fosbrook. Rode Hall Gardens, Rode Hall, Scholar Green, Cheshire ST7 3QP
Telephone: 01270 873237
Location: 5 miles south of Congleton, between A34 and A50.

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