Trentham Gardens, Trentham

A major restoration project gives Trentham Gardens the feeling of England's golden years. The Italianate garden's sculpted bushes, grasses, and flowers make angles along walking trails over an expansive patch of land. Take a walk through the gardens toward the woodlands, where over 140 Barbary macaques watch you from the trees. You won't find fences or pens keeping the monkeys away from the visitors, but wardens are on the watch to ensure your safety. Very little of Trentham Hall still stands, having been razed by its owner, the 4th Duke of Sutherland, in 1912 after the nearby town turned down his offer of the estate. However, on a ride in the Giant Observation Wheel, which gives you a bird's-eye view, you'll see the outline of the former hall. You'll also see the Trentham Ballroom where huge acts, including Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd, took the stage in the 1970s. To visit Trentham Gardens on your holiday in Stoke-on-Trent, and find out what else Stoke-on-Trent has to offer, use our Stoke-on-Trent holiday planner.
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  • Took time to walk around the gardens and lake at Trentham. Stunning in the autumn sunshine with fantastic facilities to have a drink and a snack. Highly recommended!  more »
  • It was a lovely crisp frosty morning for a walk around Trentham Lake. As well as the gardens itself, there is a shopping village full of little shops. There's a deli, a pet shop that sells homemade do...  more »
  • This estate is a big site and we underestimated the site. We (my family of 4, my brother's family of 5, my nephew, my parents, and my sister's family of 4 - from babies, toddler, youngsters, and paren...  more »
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  • I have an annual pass and go almost every day with my Dog. Its a beautiful place very relaxing. The gardens are kept beautiful. There are many many events over the year and the prices are very reasonable. You pay for what you get and all the shops in the village sell high quality items. Well done Trentham Gardens... 😊 🐶
  • Amazing place. I love it. Whether visiting the Gardens, Shopping village or Garden centre it's a wonderful place to visit. The gardens have something to see no matter what time of year you visit. The cafe by the Gardens is a lovely relaxing place to enjoy a break. The garden centre is second to none that I've seen.
  • First visit inside the actual gardens and it was really nice. They have obviously spent a lot of time and money in refurbishing the gardens and it been done really tastefully. The different areas and the artwork are all placed really thoughtfully and I'm sure in another mo ths time once all of the flowers start blooming it will be transformed again.
  • Amazing view. Great design of garden. Lots of things to do if enjoy being outdoors, child friendly. Plenty of eating and chilling areas.
  • Always a lovely place to visit, when younger it was the place to go due to all the pop concerts they used to have. Now it's a peaceful place to be with a brilliant garden centre, food hall with wooden chalet's with loads of shops
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