Arley Hall

Famed for its beautiful gardens, the childhood home of Michael, Viscount Ashbrook.

Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA

Arley Hall, Cheshire

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Free for members
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Charged parking
  • Facilities for children
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Pet friendly
  • Picnic area
  • Shop
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Arley Hall & Gardens is a place of enormous character, charm and interest. Visitors are frequently struck by the warm and intimate atmosphere and the feeling that Arley is a much-cherished family home.

The elaborate ceilings and oak panelling, impressive fireplaces, intricate stained glass and beautiful contents are features which make Arley Hall so special. Visit and enter a piece of living history. Arley gives an intimate insight into life in the Hall and the history of a family that has cherished Arley as their home for over 550 years.

The Gardens, which are amongst the finest in Britain, are outstanding for their vitality, variety and historical interest and are particularly celebrated for the magnificent double herbaceous border.

Opening Times


The gardens are open to visitors every day (except for Christmas Day) from 10am until 4pm with last entry at 3.30pm.

The Hall will be open on selected weekends throughout the year, please visit their What’s On page for details.

The formal gardens are open as is the Grove, Woodland Walk and children’s play zone, Chapel and Vinery.  The toilet facilities are open and are being regularly checked and cleaned and our Gardeners Kitchen café is open daily 10am – 4pm. (please note the café and toilet facilities are only available to visitors who have paid to visit the gardens.  We cannot allow access just for a cafe / toilet visit).

Dogs on leads are very welcome at Arley and are allowed in all areas of the grounds, the gift shop and the Gardeners Kitchen.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times


The price to visit in High Season (March – October) is £11 for Adults, £4.50 for Children (4-16 years) and £28 for a family ticket (up to 2 Adults and 3 Children).

They charge £2 to park on the car park and ask that you pay this at the Shop.

Historic Houses members visit free and do not need to pre-book.

Children up to the age of 4 are free and carers also receive free entry to the gardens. We have manual and motorised wheelchairs available for hire and they can be booked via our shop on 01565 777 353 – please note that pre-booking is advised.

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