Facilities & access


  • Britain's largest and best winter garden awaits you
  • Truly now a garden for all seasons
  • Enjoy a game of croquet on a summer's afternoon
  • Park and garden tours available at no extra charge

Family & children

  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Children's quiz/trail
  • Front-carrying baby slings and hip-carrying infant seats for loan
  • Pushchairs admitted
  • Family activities in school holidays


  • Unfortunately access to the house/hospital is limited. Please call 0161 941 1025 for more information if you have queries about visiting the house.
  • Shuttle transfer available from March to October
  • Drop-off point available
  • PMVs available on free hire, booking required
  • Adapted toilets near visitor reception
  • Designated mobility parking in main car park, approx 200 yards from visitor facilities
  • Drop-off point
  • Accessible grounds, flat paths with firm surfaces. Cobbled area which can be avoided, map available