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Trentham Gardens

Stone Road | Trentham Estate, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8JG, England
+44 1782 646646
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Unprepared & Lacking In Communication - Transport Show June 18th 2017

This isn't the first time Trentham have hosted this event so we were disappointed upon early... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bonniepop
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Foxt, United Kingdom
Beautiful gardens

Beautiful formal & informal gardens plus a lovely lake to sail down. There are also some lovely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sheila T
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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The Trentham Estate is home to the award-winning Trentham Gardens featuring The Italian Garden by Tom Stuart-Smith, and the Floral Labyrinth and Rivers of Grass by Piet Oudolf and vast wildflower and woodland meadow plantings by Nigel Dunnett. A fascinating wire fairy sculpture trail, fab childrens adventure playground with the UK's first barefoot walk, a family-friendly maze, mile-long Capability Brown lake with seasonal boat and train trips. Trentham Monkey Forest, Aerial Extreme and Trentham Shopping Village with 50 shops and 14 cafes and restaurants can also be found at The Trentham Estate. You'll find something for everyone here.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“barefoot walk” (273 reviews)
“garden centre” (327 reviews)
“annual pass” (118 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Stone Road | Trentham Estate, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8JG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This isn't the first time Trentham have hosted this event so we were disappointed upon early arrival (to miss the rush) to be told that the opening had been put back by half an hour to 10.30am because they were attempting to remove all pass...More

Thank Bonniepop
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are deeply sorry for the disappointment you experienced on your visit to the Transport Festival. The separate queues were introduced in an attempt to shorten the waiting time for our visitors, not to confuse...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful formal & informal gardens plus a lovely lake to sail down. There are also some lovely shops and cafes to visitMore

Thank Sheila T
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. The Miss Elizabeth Boat trips are a great way to unwind and relax on a visit to Trentham. It gives you time to take a breather, and take in the scenery of the Estate from a different perspective....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the very enjoyable time specially when weather as it's is today ,after walk with dogs we sat and had a big ice cream.More

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TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. We've been so lucky with this beautiful weather, Trentham is a great place to unwind and relax in the sunshine, especially with an ice cream! We wish you many happy return visits, and hope this lovely weather repeats...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a day out with friends. Heard about it but never visited previously. It was a glorious day which obviously helped, but what wonderful gardens and other facilities ( shops,places to eat,fabulous home/garden centre). Great for families- lots of picnic areas, children's playground etc....More

Thank Michael W
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. We're so pleased to hear that the weather was on your side during your first visit. Trentham on a sunny day is hard to beat. The new shopping village expansion is due to open at the end of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolutely beautiful place well worth a visit and we have two granddaughters under 2 and they loved the play area and didn't want to come awayMore

Thank Lordfresson
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely 5 star review! We're so glad you and Granddaughters have been enjoying the new play area, it's been a real hit with our younger visitors! The Miniature Train rides are also very popular with families, as well as the Miss...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a family yearly pass and as often as possible visit the shops and the gardens It's an amazing place we are lucky as quite local but definitely a great day out The gardens and lake are beautiful lots of shops and very good...More

Thank 479Pamb
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 star review! An Annual Pass is a great way to take time to get to know what is on offer here at Trentham. The Wildflower Meadows have been sewn and will be the star attraction in the Gardens soon! We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a pleasant, easy walk around the gardens. There are sculptures, birds, a large lake with boat trips available, a miniature railway, a maze and a large adventure playground to explore. There is, however, a fairly hefty entrance fee - fine if you are...More

Thank Kit739
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. We're so glad that you've been enjoying your visits to Trentham. The Barefoot Walk is another popular attraction that is fun for all the family! Keep a look out for offers on tickets, these can help make your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so lucky to have Trentham on our doorstep. It has something for everyone. It's a beautiful place to visit and an annual pass is well worth it, if you are local. The gardens and lake are beautiful, and the gardens are always changing...More

Thank SherreeBs
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely 5 star review. What a perfect example of how to spend a day at Trentham! Thank you for explaining so many of the facilities here on the Estate, although we can't take credit for the weather! The Miss Elizabeth boat...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bloody expensive and ridiculous charges for entry to gardens. Good events sometimes but the main gardens building cafe is stupidly small and crampedMore

Thank Lauren B
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We're sorry that your visit to the Gardens did not meet your expectations. Our first Hot Summer Saturday Concerts kick off with Ska Madness this weekend! There are still tickets still available should you wish to attend. We advise you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled to Trentham Gardens on Monday 12th June and were rather disappointed with the gardens, quite a few bare beds and borders (would have thought they would be planted up by now). Fantastic garden centre, but the whole place felt more like a shopping centre...More

Thank dianavictoria814
TrenthamEstate, Visitor Experience Assistant at Trentham Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We're sorry that your visit did not meet up to your expectations. The Gardens are a continuing work in progress, the perennials in areas like the Italian Garden and the Floral Labyrinth have not yet reached their peak this year....More

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Aditi P
Hello, how long on average do people spend there? And what time do you close please?
14 June 2017|
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Response from TrenthamEstate | Property representative |
Hi there, People tend to stay in the gardens for several hours, with many staying all day! Check our website for opening times when you plan to come. Throughout June and July we are open from 9am to 9pm Sunday to Friday... More
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Janet R
How much is the entrance fee,any group discount or forces discount/OAPs.
24 May 2017|
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Response from Agnieszka M | Reviewed this property |
There is a discount in the summer evening. The only tickets for a group I found is the family ticket. The prices for single adult is £10.25 and a single child is £8.75. Maybe you'll find moe information on trenthamcouk
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gardenersgal
Where is the bus stop at Stoke train station and do buses run on Sundays.
26 April 2017|
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Response from TrenthamEstate | Property representative |
The easiest way to Trentham from Stoke-on-Trent Station, is to head to the taxi rank outside the station, it is around a 4 mile drive and will cost around £10. If you are travelling by train from the South, opt to alight at... More
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