Rode Hall & Gardens
SCHOLAR GREEN, CHESHIRE
Rode Hall is a beautiful country house containing a fine collection of English porcelain and set in extensive gardens. The Repton landscape includes a woodland garden, a formal garden, a large walled kitchen garden and a new Italian garden. The two acre, walled garden produces a wide variety of flowers, fruit and veg. The tearooms sell homemade produce and there is a monthly farmers' market.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Parking onsite
- Unstable steep paths make access difficult for those in wheelchairs
- Accessible toilets
- Opening Times: Snowdrop Walks open 3 Feb-4 Mar, Tue-Sun 11-4; Apr-Sep, Bluebell Walks 28 Apr-7 May, daily 11-4, Gardens, Wed & BH Mon 11-5. House 12-4. Farmers' Market 1st Sat of month (excluding Jan)
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About The area
Nestled between the Welsh hills and Derbyshire Peaks, the Cheshire plains make an ideal location to take things slow and mess around in boats. Cheshire has more than 200 miles (302 km) of man-made waterways, more than any other county in England. The Cheshire Ring is formed from the Rochdale, Ashton, Peak Forest, Macclesfield, Trent and Mersey and Bridgewater canals. This route takes you through a lot of Cheshire, and bits of other counties as well.
While exploring the county’s waterways, covering ground on foot or admiring the typical white plaster and black timber-frame houses, make sure to have a taste of Cheshire’s most famous produce. Although Cheddar has become Britain’s most popular cheese (accounting for over half of the cheese sales in the UK), it was once Cheshire cheese that was in every workman’s pocket back in the 18th century. Its moist, crumbly texture and slightly salty taste mean it goes well with fruit, peppers or tomatoes. As well as the usual white, there are also red and blue veined varieties.
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