Grappenhall Heys Walled Gardens Re-Opens

Please note that with effect from Tuesday, 2nd June, the Pleasure Gardens (but not the Kitchen Garden, Glasshouses – including cafe and toilets) will re-open to visitors Tuesday to Saturday – 1pm – 4pm.    Please observe social distancing and keep dogs on a lead and under close control. Cycling, skateboarding and the like is not…

Apé Bars Temporary Café Closure

Dear Customers After much deliberation and following the recent government updates on the COVID 19 Virus, we have decided to temporarily close the café, we feel that it would be irresponsible for us to open from this weekend taking into account the current situation. We have a responsibility to our staff members and to you,…

April 2018 Update

Hello. Now that the weather is (hopefully) warming up a bit it is a favourite time of year for many people. The birds are singing and busy nest-building and there is plenty of blossom about, even though some trees/shrubs won’t be in full leaf for another month. As well as the obvious cherry we can…

Restoration of the Glasshouses

HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND AWARDS £1,056,000 The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) awarded a grant of £961,000 in June 2012 to regenerate the large run of derelict Foster and Pearson glasshouses. A further £95,000 was awarded in September 2013 to make a total of £1,056,000. The additional grant was necessary to be able to restore the whole…