Tatton Park, Walled Garden 3650

Knutsford, Cheshire, England

Pgds 20090225 144141 Japanese Garden

Brief Description

The walled garden was created in the mid-18th century. It is currently used to grow varieties of vegetables and fruits commonly grown in the Edwardian era. The garden and glasshouses in and around the garden have recently been restored.

History

The walled garden and glasshouses were created in the mid-18th century. A fernery was added in the late 1850s.

Visitor Facilities

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Features
  • Pinery
  • Description: Designed by Samuel Wyatt and recently restored.
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  • Orchid House
  • Description: The site had 20 Orchid houses originally but this one has recently been restored.
  • Fernery [glasshouse]
  • Description: The ferney was designed by Joseph Paxton in the late 1850s. Captain Charles Randle Egerton collected ferns and tree ferns from Australia and New Zealand.
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  • Temperate House
  • Description: Used for growing tomato's.
Conservatory, Fig House
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Knutsford