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Opening Days and Hours
Dates/days/times open:

Please check with garden owners or their website to confirm current dates open
Apr - Oct incl.; Sun, Mon & Bank Holidays, 12 noon to 5pm.

Parties/Coaches: Yes

1.30 - 4.00 pm, last admission to the Hall at 3.30pm

Group Appointment: Yes

Other groups, coach parties etc. by appointment on open days.

House Open for Viewing: Yes

Hall open 1.30pm - 4pm, last admission 3.30pm Guided tours of hall available on non-open days only for a minimum of 40 people.

National Garden Scheme days: No
Best Times of Year to Visit:

May - Sept

To see:
Admission Prices

Adult £7.50, Child (5-16 years) £4.00, Over 60's £6.50, Family ticket £18.50
Mon only, Car with up to 4 people £12.50, Additional people £2.50 each. Coach £95.00(max 50 people) Minibus £47.50(max 12 people)
Gardens & Chapel only, Adult £5.00; Child £3.00; Over 60's £4.00
Transfers from Gardens & Chapel to Hall: Adults & Over 60's £4.00, Children £2.50

Onsite Facilities
Parking: Yes
Shop: Yes
Teas: Yes
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Lavatories: Yes
Plants for Sale: No
Refreshment: Yes
On Lead only: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Lunches: Yes
Picnics: Yes
Special Events: No
Other Facilities & Comments:

Dogs, except guide dogs, allowed in front park only. Disabled toilet facilities. Access restricted to ground floor only for wheelchairs.
4th Mar - Wedding Fayre
5th, 6th, 7th May - Craft, Gift and Food Fair also Bluebell Festival
27th May - Car Show
10th June - Triathlon
29th July - Car Show
11th Aug - Fireworks Champions
26th Aug - Car Show
9th Sept - Wedding Fayre
6th& 7th Oct - Craft, Gift and Food Fair
23rd 24th 25th Nov - Christmas at Capesthorne

Garden Features & Events

Bluebell Festival - In conjunction with the Wildlife Trusts Cheshire. For about a fortnight (around the last week in April and the first two or three weeks of May) a walk in one of Cheshire's bluebell woods provides an inspirational experience: glorious seas of blue, the unforgettable perfume of the flowers and spring birdsong stimulating the senses and imagination.

English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
National Collection:
Nearby Cambridgeshire Hotels, Facilities & Amenities

Hotels & Accommodation:

Sutton Hall

Inns & Pubs:

Dog Inn, Over Peover (SW of Knutsford)
Davenport Arms, Marton
Sutton Hall, Sutton Lane Ends (S of Macclesfield)

Villages / Towns / Sightseeing:

Jodrell Bank

Description of Garden

Capesthorne Hall has a beautiful lakeside garden with herbaceous borders and a rose arbour. The rococo Milanese gates are particularly fine. There are some enjoyable woodland walks through an arboretum featuring some huge chestnuts and giant redwoods. The 18th century chapel is also worth visiting.

History Of Garden

The Parkland was laid out in the 17th and 18th centuries. Vernon Russell-Smith re-designed the former kitchen garden in the 1960's to create the lakeside gardens. The Hall dates from 1719.

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