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Group visits to Biddulph Grange Garden

Tour group at Speke Hall, Liverpool
There's lots for your group to see at Biddulph Grange Garden | © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

There’s so much to do with your friends on a group visit to Biddulph Grange Garden. This Grade I listed masterpiece is one of the most exciting survivals of the great age of Victorian gardening. The garden is laid out so that the visitor is led from one area to another in a journey of discovery and exploration. Read on to discover everything you need to know about organising a group visit.

Opening times

We’re open every day of the week from February to October and five days a week in winter. Please check the opening times for further details.

We welcome groups of all sizes and discounts apply to groups over 15.
Check the prices details for the latest information.

Free familiarisation visits for group leaders

If you're planning a group visit you can request our free Travel Trade Pass and you and a friend or colleague will gain free entry to over 300 of our places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for 12 months. There’s nothing quite like seeing or experiencing somewhere for yourself to help you plan a successful visit. To receive your pass, call 0344 800 2329 or email us at

Who is eligible for free entry?

Registered tourist board guides (on production of a valid badge), coach drivers and tour leaders escorting groups of 15 or more. National Trust members also receive free entry, so it is at your discretion whether to refund the entrance fee to members if you have included it in your package – this is not refunded by the National Trust.

Members must bring their current membership cards with them to avoid paying the full group rate. If any of your group would like to join the National Trust please direct them to our Membership page or call 0344 800 1895.

The Dahlia Walk at Biddulph Grange Gardens Staffordshire
The Dahlia Walk at Biddulph Grange Garden | © National Trust Images/Andrew Butler

How to book

A visit can last from a few hours to a full day. Short, guided tours can also be booked, but are subject to the availability of the volunteers.

If you’d like a tour, please make a request on your booking form and we’ll do our very best to accommodate you.

Please download and complete the booking form and email it to:

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Access information

Assistance dogs only are permitted within the garden.

The garden features over 400, unavoidable steps throughout, as well as many gravel paths, stepping-stones and open sources of water.

The garden is Grade I listed and as a result, you will find few handrails available.

Some visitors using wheelchairs and walking aids may find the garden difficult to access. Please contact us beforehand to help plan your visit, or see our access statement for further details.

The Italian Garden from the terrace at the top of the steps at Biddulph Grange Garden, Staffordshire
The Italian Garden from the terrace at the top of the steps at Biddulph Grange Garden | © National Trust Images/Andrew Butler

Places close by

Why not combine your visit to Biddulph Grange Garden with a trip to Little Moreton Hall? It's only six miles away, so your group can visit both.

Get in touch about bringing a group to Biddulph Grange Garden

If you require further information or wish to make a provisional booking, please call us on: 01782 517 999

View looking over the manicured yew hedges of the Parterre and Dahlia Walk at Biddulph, Staffordshire

Discover more at Biddulph Grange Garden

Find out when Biddulph Grange Garden is open, how to get here, the things to see and do and more.

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The neatly cut hedges and parterre at Biddulph Grange Gardens, with colourful woodland in the background

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Explore the garden where garden rooms lead into each other. See exotic plants, Grade II listed sculptures and seasonal blooms.

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Pick up a tasty treat in the tea-room, grab a must-have in the shop or select a second-hand book from the bookshop in the cherry orchard. Read all about eating and shopping at Biddulph Grange.

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History of Biddulph Grange Garden 

Read about the people that shaped Biddulph Grange Garden, the people that created it and its legacy.

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Education Group Access Pass 

If you’re planning educational group visits to National Trust places, then you could benefit from an Education Group Access Pass, which gives you free admission for a year.

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Touring Pass 

If you're travelling to the UK from overseas this year, buy a National Trust Touring Pass for entry to more than 300 places in our care. With 7-day and 14-day options available, the pass can be tailored to fit your trip. Discover where you can visit with the Touring Pass and how to buy yours.

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Group visits frequently asked questions 

Visiting us with a group? Then our answers to your frequently asked questions might help with any question you may have.