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A cottage garden with a wide range of perennials, climbers and English roses. Some borders revamped for 2023. The garden has over 150 varieties of clematis, providing colour throughout the year. There are several seating areas inc a pavilion and new summerhouse. Book on April dates for tours of early spring flowering clematis – as featured on Gardeners’ World. Opens By Arrangement from May to July for groups of between 8 and 25.
A traditional and well established country garden with a wide range of roses, hardy shrubs, bulbs, perennials and annuals. You will also find a small vegetable garden, pond and greenhouse as well as vintage machinery and original features from its days as a working farm. Opens By Arrangement for June and July for groups of 25+.
Ashton Grange has a traditional country house garden with sweeping lawns, herbaceous borders, rhododendrons, an impressive kitchen garden and unusual trees. You can wander through mature woodlands, see tree carvings, visit the wildflower meadow with lovely views and sit by a large wildlife pond. Opens By Arrangement from May to August for groups of between 10 and 30.
Two acres of terraced gardens developed from Victorian times with spectacular views south and west over the Dee valley towards the Welsh hills. Rose garden, herbaceous borders, large pond with Japanese style garden, rhododendrons and azaleas. Opens By Arrangement from April to June for groups of between 10 and 25.
The Rock Walk, which stretches for half a mile above Bolesworth Castle, has recently been renovated. With stunning views across to the Welsh Hills and Liverpool it was originally planted up by Anthony Barbour in 1986. Many new Camellias, Rhododendrons, Azaleas and other spring plants have been added to the collection. Opens By Arrangement from April to May for groups of all sizes.
Our garden has established deep borders full of perennials, a wildflower meadow and a new formal area with parterres and central water feature. The meadow, with its annual and perennial wildflower areas (with mown pathways and benches), attracts lots of bees, dragonflies and other insects and butterflies. opens By Arrangement from May to July for groups of between 8 and 30.
A colourful and relaxing 1 acre country style garden around a Grade II listed house. The lawns are surrounded by well-stocked herbaceous and shrub borders and rose covered pergolas. There are 2 plant filled courtyard gardens and a small vegetable garden. Opens By Arrangement for June and July for groups of between 5 and 30.
Tucked under the south facing side of Burton Wood the garden is home to many specialist and unusual plants, some available in plant sale. This 2 acre garden is on two sites, a short walk along an unmade lane. Trees, shrubs, colourful herbaceous, bulbs, alpines and water features compete for attention. Opens By Arrangement from March to September for groups of all sizes.
A long suburban garden backing onto private woodland. Mature garden laid to lawns, with mixed borders, leading on to numerous seating areas. The garden features a very unusual triple hexagonal greenhouse, which was originally purchased from the Liverpool Garden Festival site, c1984, before taking you through to a shaded wooded area where there are numerous different types of hosta on display. Opens By Arrangement in June and July for groups of all sizes.
Canalside garden set idyllically by a wide section of the Shropshire Union Canal with long frontage. Garden alongside canal with varied trees, shrubs and herbaceous beds, with some wild areas. All leading down to an observatory and Japanese torii gate at the far end of the garden with views across fields. This garden opens By Arrangement from April to August for groups of between 10 and 40.
Established on an acre of grounds, segregated into various planting schemes. Herbaceous borders, specimen rhododendrons, hydrangeas, ferns and grasses, gingers and subtropical plants, along with so much more. A pond complete with fish and waterfalls surrounded by Japanese acers with far reaching views across fields and woodland. Opens By Arrangement from April to October for groups of all sizes.
The garden extends to approx ½ acre and is made up of a series of gardens inc a formal courtyard with a pond and vegetable garden with south facing wall. An orchard and wildflower meadow were established about 4 yrs ago. A principal feature is a woodland garden which supports a rich variety of woodland plants. Opens By Arrangement from May to October for groups of between 1 and 25.
Interesting country garden of approx 4 acres. Woodland walk, parterre, herb garden, herbaceous borders, dry stone walled terracing, lily ponds with waterfall. Wisteria clad 1693 house (not open), ancient trees, orchard with magnificent views to Pennines and to the west. Opens By Arrangement from May to August for groups of between 8 and 20.
This compact gem of a garden has been created over the last 7yrs by a keen gardener and plantswoman. Enter past groups of liquidambar and white stemmed birch. Colour themed areas with many perennials, shrubs and trees. Past topiary and obelisks covered with many varieties of clematis and roses, enjoy the colours of the hot border, a decorative greenhouse and pond complete the picture. Opens By Arrangement from May to July for groups of between 10 and 40.
1½ acre garden inc herbaceous and rose borders, vegetable area, a greenhouse, parterre and a maze showcasing grasses and prairie style planting. Interconnected pools for wildlife, specimen koi and terrapins form an unusual water garden which features a swimming pond. Opens By Arrangement from May to August for groups of between 12 and 50.
Plantswoman’s garden of approx 1 acre with unusual and rare plants and trees inc Kentucky Coffee Tree, Sciadopitys, Kalopanax picta and others. Pool garden, exotic conservatory with bananas, anthuriums and medinilla, herbaceous, greenhouses with Clivia in spring and Disa orchids in summer. Opens By Arrangement from April to June for groups of 10+.
A thoroughly English garden with a wealth of colour and variety throughout the year. A background of fine trees, defined areas bordered by mixed hedging, masses of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias,hydrangeas and colourful shrubs. Clematis and wisteria festoon the walls in early summer.
A large country garden created over 20 yrs with lawn, mixed borders, hot, white and pastel areas. Modern walled garden for veg, fruit, greenhouse, potting shed, dahlias, wall shrubs and display of exotics, succulents, tender plants, water feature. Opens By Arrangement for June and July for groups of between 5 and 26.
A garden well-stocked with perennials, annuals and shrubs that wraps around this traditional Cheshire farmhouse. There is an enclosed cut flower and nursery garden surrounding a greenhouse and just beyond the house a vegetable garden. Opens By Arrangement July and August for groups of 10+.
A very small walled town garden densely filled with tropical and exotic style plants. Bananas, tree ferns, cordylines and bamboo along with tetrapanax and paulownia form the backdrop to more unusual ‘exotic’ plants and a pond. Opens By Arrangement in August for groups of between 1 and 12.
An abundant garden containing many unusual plants, trees and a mini orchard. A cascade, ponds and planting encourage wildlife. There are raised beds, many roses in various forms and herbaceous borders. The garden has been split into distinct areas on different levels each with their own vista drawing one through the garden. Opens By Arrangement from June to August for groups of between 15 and 50.
Well-stocked ½ acre plantswoman’s garden with stunning views towards S Cheshire. Curving lawns, parterre, shrubs, colour coordinated herbaceous borders, roses, water features, rockery, gravel bed with some grasses. Fruit and vegetable plots. Opens By Arrangement from April to August for groups of between 10 and 30.
A beautiful privately owned 3 acre garden with different areas to explore. Formal garden, Himalayan Cedar majestically situated at the front of the house, plenty of acer, fruit trees, shaped box hedge, tennis court lawn, lots of bulbs, snowdrops, daffodils. rhododendron and camellia, birds and wildlife (deer). Best to visit in spring and late autumn. Opens By Arrangement from April to October for groups of 10+.
Year-round garden; thousands of snowdrops in Feb, camellias in autumn, winter and spring. Rhododendrons in April/May and unusual flowering trees from March to June. Autumn cyclamen in quantity from Aug to Nov. Perhaps the greatest delight to owners are 2 large Cornus capitata, flowering in June. Opens By Arrangement all year for groups of between 1 and 40.
16 landscaped acres of beautiful Cheshire countryside with terraces, walled garden, extensive woodland walks and an amazing hosta garden. Turn each corner and you find another gem with lots of different water features inc a rill built in 2014, which links the main lawn to the hostas. Opens By Arrangement from May to July for groups of between 5 and 20.
Beautifully structured ¼ acre South facing terraced garden rising to the Bridgewater towpath. Hazel arch opens to clay paved courtyard with peach trees and kitchen herb bed. Rose pillars lead to lush herbaceous beds and quiet shaded areas, bordered by azaleas and rhododendrons in spring, peaceful, pastel shades in early summer and hydrangeas and fuchsias in late summer. Opens By Arrangement from April to July for groups of between 10 and 30.
5 acre Cheshire countryside garden with a planting style best described as controlled exuberance with a definite emphasis upon perennials, colour, form and scale. Divided into several discrete and individual gardens inc stunning herbaceous borders, scree garden, walled kitchen garden and glasshouse. Opens By Arrangement from June to September for groups of all sizes.
Plant enthusiasts’ garden around Jacobean house (not open). 4½ acres, wildflower meadows, interesting trees, large pond, stream, walled garden, colour themed borders, succession planting, spinney walk with shade plants, yew terrace overlooking meadow, views to hills. Glasshouse and vegetable garden. Opens By Arrangement from May to July for groups of all sizes.
Trustwood is a typical relaxed country garden of ¾ acre. Our underlying aim over the past seven years has been to create a haven for wildlife. It has three distinct areas with more formal planting to the rear of the house with pergola and deep herbaceous borders, a large area of raised beds for fruit, flowers and vegetables to the front, and finally an area of woodland. Opens By Arrangement from May to July for groups of between 1 and 10.
1 acre cottage garden, bridge over natural stream, spring bulbs, perennials, herbs and shrubs. Triple ponds. Adjoining ¾ acre field made into wildflower meadow; first seeding late 2003. Large bog area of kingcups and ragged robin. February for snowdrop walk. Opens By Arrangement from February to September for groups of between 10 and 25.
The flower garden is our show garden, the focus for horticultural therapy/nature based activities. It has large herbaceous borders, trees and shrubs, planting focussing on the senses and wildlife. We grow masses of edibles and cut flowers in the allotment garden, 80% is donated to support food poverty. Opens By Arrangement from May to September for groups of all sizes.
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