Due to the current extraordinary circumstances, we are now closed to do our bit in helping to restrict the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest updates here.

What's in Bloom
Garden spring collage

The 50 acres of Gardens at Tatton Park have evolved for over 200 years. Today it is an almost complete picture of how the gardens existed in Edwardian times. Find out more about the different areas of Tatton Park's gardens from the Walled Kitchen Garden, Japanese Garden, Glasshouses and the Arboretum that contains almost 900 interesting and varied plants.

Spring Highlights 

As the days lengthen and new life begins to unfurl, we see early Rhododendrons appearing as well as early Cherries and Plum blossom. Plants are budding and ready to burst, from the Tulips and Wallflowers across the Italian Garden to the Cherry blossom of the MT Fuji Cherries of the Japanese Garden. By the end of March we will see Plum and Pear Blossom festooning the Orchard, followed by the masses of Apple White Blossom of over 150 apple trees."

Simon Tetlow, Head Gardener



Tatton Park’s Orchid House is blooming with colour at the moment, with hundreds of orchid

Soil preparations will be going apace to get ready for potatoes, onions, salads, peas, beans and all the other myriad of crops grown in our Walled Kitchen Garden. Currently there is plenty of Rhubarb growing aswell as Globe Artichokes and salad leaves.  varieties that are tended to by our Gardening team in one of our restored glasshouses. 

Other blooms that will adorn the Gardens throughout spring 

  • Japanese Garden cherry blossom
  • Rhododendrons and Azaleas April-June
  • Italian Garden with Polyanthus
  • Daffodils and tulips
  • Seasonal display in the show house
  • Handkerchief trees: May
  • Bluebells in the Arboretum: May

spring garden collage 2