Attraction in Northwich
Arley Hall and Gardens, near Great Budworth, Cheshire, is one of the secrets of Cheshire: a quintessential English garden of great charm and beauty which ranks amongst the finest in the country. Features include the double herbaceous border laid out in 1846, the pleached lime avenue, the giant cylinders of Quercus Ilex, topiary and collections of shrub roses, rhododendrons and azaleas. Voted one of the top 50 gardens in Europe by 'The Independent'.
The delightful family Hall, open on Tuesdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays only, reveals fine panelling and plasterwork, a magnificent library and historic family furniture, pictures and porcelain.
Gift Shop, Tudor Barn Restaurant and Plant Nursery. Events include horse trials, garden festival, antiques and craft fairs, concerts and art exhibitions.
Guided tours of the Hall and Gardens available. The Hall is licensed for weddings and is available for hire for corporate, film, photography and private events.
Nearest UK Airport: Manchester
Tourist Info Number: Knutsford: +44 (0) 1565 632 611Northwich: +44 (0) 1606 862 862
Months Open: Hall: 27 Mar - 27 Sept 2009
Tuesday-Sunday & Bank Holidays
October - Sundays only
12 noon - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
Gardens, Chapel & Plant Nursery
22 Mar - 27 Sept 2009
Tuesday - Sunday & Bank Holidays
October - Weekends only
11am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
Contact Name for Groups: Shelagh Bebington
Admission Price: Gardens/Hall
Children under 16: £2.00/£1.00 (children under 5 free)
Senior Citizens: £5.00/£2.00
Catering: Restaurant, serving high quality hot meals, snacks, afternoon teas; all homemade.
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