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Trentham Estate

Location: Stoke-on-Trent
Region: The Midlands

Postcode: ST4 8JG

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Escape to Trentham Estate and discover a world of natural beauty, historic landmarks, and unique attractions, in the heart of Staffordshire.

Visitor Information: Trentham Estate

  • Trentham Estate

    Nestled in the heart of Staffordshire, Trentham Estate is a beautiful destination that offers visitors a blend of natural beauty, history, and culture. The estate is a 725-acre site that comprises Trentham Gardens, Trentham Shopping Village, and Trentham Monkey Forest, making it the perfect location for a day out with family or friends.

    Trentham Gardens is the estate’s main attraction, offering visitors an impressive array of flowers, plants, and trees, as well as several water features, including the mile-long Trentham Lake.

    In addition to the stunning gardens, Trentham Estate also boasts a shopping village, where visitors can browse a variety of shops, ranging from fashion and jewellery to homeware and gifts.

    For those looking for a unique experience, Trentham Monkey Forest is a must-visit attraction. The forest is home to 140 Barbary macaques, which roam freely in a natural woodland setting, providing visitors with an up-close and personal experience with these fascinating creatures.

    So why not plan your visit to Trentham Estate today and experience the beauty of this stunning destination for yourself? You won’t be disappointed.

  • Highlights
    Not to be missed when visiting

    Trentham Gardens: Explore the stunning Trentham Gardens, featuring beautifully landscaped Italian Gardens, riverside walks, and the serene Capability Brown-designed mile-long lake.

    Trentham Hall:  A Grade II listed building that dates back to the 18th century. Visitors can take a guided tour of the hall to learn about its history and architectural features.

    Trentham Treetop Adventures: Embark on an exciting treetop adventure, featuring aerial walkways, zip lines, and climbing challenges set amidst the woodland canopy.

    Trentham Monkey Forest: Witness a unique opportunity to observe Barbary macaques roaming freely in their natural habitat within the Monkey Forest.

    Trentham Shopping Village: Shop for unique gifts, artisan products, and homeware in the Trentham Shopping Village, housed in beautifully restored timber buildings.

    Trentham Garden Centre: Discover a wide selection of plants, garden supplies, and gardening accessories in the Trentham Garden Centre.

    Trentham Lake Cruises: Take a leisurely boat trip on the picturesque lake and enjoy the scenic views of the surrounding landscape.

    The Italian Garden Tearoom: Relax and savor delicious refreshments at the Italian Garden Tearoom, overlooking the splendid Italian Gardens.

    The Lakeside Walk: Enjoy a tranquil walk along the lakeside, observing the wildlife and taking in the natural beauty of the area.

    The Floral Labyrinth: Wander through the unique floral labyrinth, a living garden maze with beautiful seasonal blooms.

    The Show Gardens: Admire various show gardens within Trentham Gardens, each designed with different themes and planting styles.

    The Trentham Fairy Trail: Follow the Fairy Trail through the gardens, spotting charming fairy sculptures along the way.

    Trentham Lake Paddling: During the summer months, enjoy paddling in the designated areas of the lake.

    The Victorian Tearoom: Experience the elegance of the Victorian Tearoom, offering delightful treats and traditional afternoon tea.

    Birdwatching: Bring your binoculars and spot a variety of bird species around the lake and woodland areas.

    Miniature Train: Kids (and the young at heart) can enjoy a ride on the miniature train that travels through parts of the estate.


  • Is there an entrance fee to visit the Trentham Gardens?

    Yes, there is an admission fee to enter the Trentham Gardens, which helps support the maintenance and conservation of the estate. Current ticket prices are;

    • Adult – £13
    • Over 60s & students – £11.50
    • Child 3 – 15 – £9.50
    • Under 3s – FREE
    • Family – £39
  • Can I bring my dog to the Trentham Gardens?

    Yes, well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome in the Trentham Gardens. However, they are not allowed in certain areas, such as the Italian Gardens.

  • Are there any playgrounds or family-friendly activities at the Trentham Estate?

    Yes, the Trentham Estate offers various family-friendly activities, including the Trentham Treetop Adventures, the Trentham Monkey Forest, and a playground for kids.

  • Are there dining options at the Trentham Estate?

    Yes, there are several dining options available, including tearooms, cafes, and restaurants, offering a range of refreshments and meals. Some eateries include;

    • Anasma Greek Eatery
    • Gusto
    • Cadwaladers
    • Can Do Cocina
    • Frankie & Benny’s
    • Italian Garden Tearoom
    • Lakeside Cafe
    • Pieminster
    • Six Arches Restaurant
  • Can I visit the Trentham Shopping Village separately from the gardens?

    Yes, the Trentham Shopping Village is a separate area and can be visited without entering the Trentham Gardens.

  • Is the Trentham Estate accessible for visitors with disabilities?

    Yes, the Trentham Estate strives to be accessible to all visitors, with wheelchair-friendly paths and facilities.

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