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2021 Plant Fairs

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Sat 8 May Middleton Hall, Warks Buy Tickets

Sun 9 May Adlington Hall, Cheshire Buy Tickets

Sat 15 May Bodenham Arboretum, Worcs Buy Tickets

Sun 16 May Norton Priory, Cheshire Buy Tickets

Fri - Sat 21 - 22 May Dorothy Clive Garden, Staffs Buy Tickets

Sun 23 May 1620s House Donington Le Heath, Leics Buy Tickets

Sun 6 June Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire Buy Tickets

Sat - Sun 12 - 13 June Hodnet Hall, Shrops Tickets TBC

Sat 26 June Thoresby Park, Notts Free entry

Sun 27 June Middleton Hall, Warks Tickets coming soon

Sun 4 July Whittington Castle, Shrops Pay on Gate

Sun 18 July Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire Tickets coming soon

Sun 1 August 1620s House Donington Le Heath, Leics Tickets coming soon

Sun 8 August Southwell Minster, Notts Tickets tbc

Sun 15 August Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire Buy Tickets

Sat 21 August Middleton Hall, Warks Tickets coming soon

Sun - Mon 29 - 30 August Dorothy Clive Garden, Staffs Buy Tickets

Sat 4 September Bodenham Arboretum, Worcs Tickets TBC

Sun 5 September Ness Botanic Gardens, Wirral Ticket tbc

Sun 12 September Weston Park, Shrops Tickets coming soon

Past events

Sat 17 April Arley Hall & Gardens, Cheshire

Sun 18 April Sugnall Walled Garden, Staffs

Sun 25 April Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire

Sun - Mon 2 - 3 May Weston Park, Shrops

Capesthorne Hall

Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9JY

Sunday 6th June 2021 NEW! Buy Tickets

Sunday 15th August 2021 Buy Tickets

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  • Times: 10am- 4pm

    Fair and Gardens: £3.50 Half standard price! (Children 5-16 years old: £1.50)

    Free parking

    Dogs on short leads and kept close to owner welcome in fair and, for this event only, in gardens on paths only.

    We were really thrilled to be able to hold our first ever plant fair at this stunning Cheshire hall and gardens last August and what a brilliant success it was!

    The fair is on the parkland with the magnificent backdrop of the hall behind us. The entry charge includes access to the picturesque gardens.

    Capesthorne is the much loved home of the Bromley-Davenports, a site on which they and their ancestors, the Wards and Capesthornes, have lived since Doomsday times. The present house, built between 1719 and 1732, replaced an earlier building which stood on the site of the column in the park.

    The estate is a tranquil haven of wildlife, parkland and formal gardens. Through the Milanese gates, opposite the chapel, alongside the estate’s chain of lakes, merge colourful perennials with more unusual 18th century plants, maples and cherry trees.

    "I really enjoyed going to this well run event can’t wait for the next one" – Sue on Facebook

    "My first fair post Covid. Seemed to work well. Enjoyed the garden visit also, Thank you". - Patricia on Facebook

    Click or tap the dates to see to line ups:

    Bridge Farm Plants from Derbyshire: a wide range of hardy, herbaceous perennials: Unusual varieties as well as cottage garden favourites, a small election of shrubs and other plants.

    ChickenStreet from Shropshire: perennial grasses, native species, and easy care herbaceous perennials

    Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire: Specialist growers of variegated and coloured foliage, hardy plants

    Cooper and Jones from Shropshire: Hand crafted iron garden plant supports

    DJA Plants from Cheshire: Cacti, succulents, house and garden plants

    Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire: garden plants, perennials, woodland plants, herbs and many other plants which are not widely available. RHS Gold medallists. RHS Partnership Nursery.

    Hooksgreen Herbs from Staffordshire: Culinary, Medicinal and Aromatic Herb Plants and Seeds. RHS Gold medallists.

    Jurassicplants Nurseries from Denbighshire: Starter plants of rare woody edibles and other hard to find trees and shrubs

    Lyneal Mill Nursery from Shropshire: Cottage garden plants specialising in Aquilegia and Dahlias

    Mayfields Plants from Cheshire: bee and butterfly-friendly cottage garden perennials

    Meadow View Plants from Lancashire: Wide range of perennials

    North Staffs Hostas from Staffordshire: Hostas, Hemerocallis, Ferns, Hedera, Geums, Carex Grasses. National Collection of Hosta.

    Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire: Acers, trees and shrubs RHS Gold medallist

    Pottertons Nursery from Lincolnshire: Alpines, Dwarf Bulbs and Woodland Plants. RHS Gold medallists including Chelsea Gold

    SpecialPerennials from Cheshire: Perennials all grown in our bee and butterfly friendly garden

    Stonyford Cottage Nursery from Cheshire: Wide range of plants

    The Gobbett Nursery from Worcestershire: Shrubs, perennials inc Iris, Cornus, Syringa RHS Medallists

    Tissington Nursery from Derbyshire: Wide range of perennials. RHS medallists

    Nurseries and Artisans confirmed for Sunday 15 August:

    Bridge Farm Plants from Derbyshire: a wide range of hardy, herbaceous perennials: Unusual varieties as well as cottage garden favourites, a small election of shrubs and other plants.

    ChickenStreet from Shropshire: perennial grasses, native species, and easy care herbaceous perennials

    Conquest Plants Nursery from Cheshire: Specialist growers of variegated and coloured foliage, hardy plants

    Green's Leaves from Gloucestershire: shrubs, perennials, grasses, foliage plants

    Hall Farm Nursery from Shropshire: garden plants, perennials, woodland plants, herbs and many other plants which are not widely available. RHS Gold medallists. RHS Partnership Nursery.

    John Cullen Gardens from Lincolnshire: Plants for the pollinators, scented plants and edible plants. National Collection of Achillea millefolium. RHS Chelsea medallists

    Jurassicplants Nurseries from Denbighshire: Starter plants of rare woody edibles and other hard to find trees and shrubs

    Mayfields Plants from Cheshire: bee and butterfly-friendly cottage garden perennials

    Meadow View Plants from Lancashire: Wide range of perennials

    Nature in Steel from Shropshire: Metal Cut Out Hand-Finished Garden Sculptures Inspired By Nature

    North Staffs Hostas from Staffordshire: Hostas, Hemerocallis, Ferns, Hedera, Geums, Carex Grasses. National Collection of Hosta.

    Packhorse Farm Nursery from Derbyshire: Acers, trees and shrubs RHS Gold medallist

    Plantazia Lincoln from Lincolnshire: herbaceous perennials and primulas

    SpecialPerennials from Cheshire: Perennials all grown in our bee and butterfly friendly garden

    The Gobbett Nursery from Worcestershire: Shrubs, perennials inc Iris, Cornus, Syringa RHS Medallists

    Tissington Nursery from Derbyshire: Wide range of perennials. RHS medallists

    Address: Congleton Rd, Siddington, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9JY

    Website: www.capesthorne.com

    email: info@capesthorne.com

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