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Arley Hall & Gardens

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This property is free for HHA Friends
Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA
01565 777353

Good example of early Victorian Jacobean-style mansion (1833-41) with fine plasterwork, panelling, grand staircase and chapel by Salvin. Egerton Warburton painting collection.

Features: The 12-acre gardens, some of the finest in Britain, include a double herbaceous border planted in 1846 (one of the earliest) and a superb avenue of holm oak. Other features include walled, woodland and herb gardens, shrub roses and yew hedges.

1987 HHA/Christie's Garden of the Year Award winner.

This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours - please check opening times.


Knutsford 5m, NW Northwich 5m, M6/J19.

Visitor Opening Times

2017: Mar-Oct: Hall: Tues, Suns & BHs 12noon – 5pm (last entry 3.30pm); Gardens: daily 11am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm).

Please see the website for further details and winter opening.

Please note that these opening times are correct to the best of the HHA’s knowledge, as advised by the property. Opening times may change and a property may very occasionally need to close at short notice. We therefore recommend you check with the property before your visit, by phone or on the property’s website, especially if your journey is likely to be a long one.

Family Friendly Facilities

Anyone looking for a great family day out in Cheshire need look no further than Arley as there is plenty to keep the kids busy for hours.

If it is outdoor fun and games you are searching for then head for our new Adventure Play Zone (suitable for children up to the age of 10).

Children will enjoy zooming along the zip wire, building castles in the sandpit or flying on the swings and down the slides.

For those who want to let their imaginations run wild there is a willow dome that in a child’s mind can become the perfect den in the woods.

For those wanting to build their own, there are enough branches to do just that.

After playtime there’s our picnic area that is perfect for lunch or simply a place for everyone to catch their breaths.

The fun doesn’t stop there, however, as families will enjoy a walk around The Grove – the more informal part of our gardens.

Here you will discover more than 20 sculptures by local artists including colourful abstract art and others including a life-size cow and her calf along with a giant dragonfly in the nearby pond.

There’s also plenty of space for ball games so bring one along to extend the hours of fun.

Groups and special visits

The Hall, very much a family home, is a good example of an early Victorian-Jacobean mansion (1833-1841) with fine plasterwork, panelling, grand staircase and beautiful Library. The Chapel was designed by Anthony Salvin. Painting collection by members of the family. \". . . One of the most exciting and unpredictable gardens I know\". Roy Lancaster.

The 12 acre gardens, recently voted one of the top 50 in Europe, include the double herbaceous border planted in 1846 and reputed to be the earliest in England. Many unique features include the Quercus Ilex columns, the pleached Limed Avenue and topiary. Other highlights include walled, scented and herb gardens, arboretum, collections of rhododendrons, azaleas and exotic trees and shrubs. 1987 HHA/Christie's Garden of the Year Award Winner. Guided tours with member of family or Head Gardener can be arranged. Tours of the house also available. The Tudor Barn restaurant, in the 16th century barn, offers lunches, afternoon teas and light refreshments. Arley offers an exclusive venue for weddings (civil and receptions), private dinners, parties and corporate events.

Tailor Made Facilities

Visits to HouseYes
Visits to GardenYes
Other EventsNegotiable
Light RefreshmentsYes

Contact Details

Steve Hamilton (General Manager)
Arley Estate Office
01565 777353 (Office

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Additional Information
Open for visits
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Capesthorne Hall (11  miles)
Bramall Hall (13  miles)