Biddulph Grange – a garden for all seasons

We’re particularly well-served in the region with some truly beautiful and unusual National Trust properties and gardens.

Biddulph Grange garden entrance
Biddulph Grange – during April the tulips are in full bloom

One of our particular favourites is Biddulph Grange – just 20 minutes from Macclesfield but a world away in horticulture and landscaping.

If it’s been a while since you visited Biddulph Grange – or if you’ve never been before – be sure to put it on your places to visit this year.

Biddulph Grange woodland entrance
Biddulph Grange tulips

Biddulph Grange Garden was designed by James Bateman and later completed by Edward William Cooke.

The exquisite garden features individual garden ‘zones’ from across the world – including an Italian garden, an Egyptian garden, a Chinese garden – with the oldest surviving golden larch in Britain, a Himalayan glen, a pinetum, an arboretum, a cherry orchard, a Wellingtonia avenue, a stumpery, a Cheshire cottage, a dahlia walk and a geological gallery – designed to explain Bateman’s view of how theology could be reconciled with geology.

Majestic wisteria

Biddulph Grange has to be the most complete English example of the mixed style of garden design in the country and with the care and attention lavished by the gardeners and volunteers is constantly changing throughout the year.

Biddulph Grange Chinese garden
Biddulph Grange Chinese garden

What’s more – owing to the amazing maze of walkways, alternative routes and underground passageways it’s not only the adults who will be entertained. Biddulph Grange really has something for everyone.

Tulips galore in April
There are plenty of optional pathways and passages to keep the kids entertained at Biddulph Grange
Biddulph Grange Egyptian garden tunnel entrance
Himalayan glen
Azaleas and rhododendrons are just coming into their best in April and May

Take a look at the images – we’re confident you’ll agree.

Biddulph Grange Giant Redwood Sequoiadendron giganteum

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Biddulph Grange topiary

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