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Partner Garden
Free access for RHS members at selected times

Lodge Lane

Turn off A533 midway between A56 & A49.

2 acres

01928 713718

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Opening Hours

10am–5pm, Wed–Sat, 29 Mar–30 Sep.


Please see website for admission prices.

RHS members

Free access (member 1 only for joint memberships) applies when open.


  • Assistance dogs only
  • Accessible facilities
  • Accessible garden
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Free carer entry
  • Group rates
  • Parking
  • Picnic area
  • Plant sales
  • Refreshments
  • Toilets


  • Gravel garden
  • Herbaceous border
  • Wildflower meadow
  • Wildlife planting and features

About the garden

Owned by
Sue Beesley

This 0.8ha (2 acre) garden is set in the quiet Cheshire countryside, alongside the Trent & Mersey Canal. It features large herbaceous beds and borders full of colour from April to September. Meandering lawn paths take you through an orchard meadow, large herbaceous borders, gravel garden and shade gardens, each with their own distinctive feel.

In 2022 a new walled garden was created, featuring raised vegetable beds and a fine greenhouse. The adjacent exotic garden has been fully replanted with access through a new pergola walk. Other additions include a new pond with cascade and redeveloped cottage garden planting near the house. The bluebell woods are open in April and May. Enjoy tea and cakes in the pretty tea room and browse the well-stocked nursery specialising in hardy perennials. There is also a picnic area.

Plants of special interest

  • Bluebells
  • Fruit blossom
  • Fruit bushes/trees
  • Grasses
  • Meconopsis
  • Shade-loving plants
  • Spring bulbs
  • Wildflowers

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.