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Apedale Community Country Park
10.66km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
.Apedale Community Country Park is a 454-acre country park in the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. The park offers a varied landscape of woodland, meadows, and pools crossed by many paths and tracks. Overlooking the park is a memorial in the form of a pit wheel dedicated to the mine workers of Staffordshire. This is the newest country park in Staffordshire in what was once a hive of industrial activity.
Apedale Heritage Centre
10.89km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
The Apedale Heritage Centre was created at the site of Staffordshire's Apedale Mine and is run by volunteers. It is located just outside the village of Chesterton near Newcastle-under-Lyme in the Apedale Community Country Park. Attractions include mine tours and a museum which concentrates on the area's history, concentrating on industrial heritage. Opening times are 10:30 to 16:00 daily with the underground tours taking place at weekends and bank holidays.
Apedale Valley Light Railway
10.93km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
The Apedale Valley Light Railway was officially opened in September 2010 by the Moseley Railway Trust. The railway normally operates a diesel service on every Saturday during its opening season, and the second weekend of every month is a Steam weekend.
Trentham Monkey Forest
11.36km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
This unique attraction lets visitors explore and learn about the lives of these fascinating primates, living just as they would in Morocco or Algeria. Monkey Forest is home to 140 free-ranging Barbary macaques, situated in an ancient Staffordshire forest. Trentham Monkey Forest is the perfect day out for all ages, where you can walk, watch and be amazed as the endangered monkeys live as they would in the wild.
11.47km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
Trentham Estate, in the village of Trentham, is a visitor attraction located on the southern fringe of the city of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire. It 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 Dunnet. At the centre of Trentham Gardens is the mile long, Capability Brown designed, Trentham Lake.
The Brampton Museum
12.02km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
Brampton Museum's collection represents over 100 years of collecting. For the main part, the Collection is characterised by local scenes and artists alongside more regionally and nationally known artists. Being cheek by jowl with the Potteries our collection also includes some works by ceramic artists. Highlights include our Victorian Street scene, which allows you to take a step back in time as you discover the wares of Mellard’s the ironmongers, the treasures of the pawnbroker’s shop, the fasc
National Trust - Downs Banks
14.98km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
The National Trust's Downs Banks, Staffordshire, is a little wilderness of woodlands and heath in the heart of the Midlands. The property covers about 166 acres and consists of a glaciated valley with a stream running the length of the property from North to South. Other habitats include woodland and heathland. One of the iconic attraction which was naturally beautiful and also it is a nice place to spend some good leisure time.
15.92km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
Nantwich Museum is a local museum housed in the former public library in the town of Nantwich, Cheshire, northwest England, founded in 1980. The Museum has galleries telling the story of Nantwich through the ages: Roman salt making, Tudor Nantwich’s Great Fire, the Civil War and Battle of Nantwich (1644), and the more recent clock making, shoe and clothing industries.
Wollerton Old Hall Garden
16.62km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
A beautiful garden which stands in a lovely rural location in a quiet village in north-eastern Shropshire, not far from Market Drayton. The Grade II-listed timber-framed hall was built in the 16th century, and is not open to the public, but it does form a lovely backdrop for these beautiful gardens. Covering 4 acres, it consists of a series of linked garden “rooms” filled with modern plantings.
Hodnet Hall Gardens
18.37km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
The gardens at Hodnet were started in 1922 when there was only a marshy hollow in front of the house. This was excavated, dams built and a chain of seven lakes and pools was created, all planted out with rare trees and shrubs. Rhododendrons and camellias thrive in the acid soil; iris and other bog plants enjoy this fairly high rainfall area and their position around the pools.
Rode Hall & Gardens
18.48km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
Rode Hall is a fine early 18th century country house set in a Repton landscape. It has been the home of the Wilbraham family since 1669 and the extensive grounds include a woodland garden. The formal garden terraces were designed by Nesfield in 1860. There is a large walled kitchen garden, growing many varieties of fruit, vegetables and flowers; including world record gooseberries.
Mow Cop Castle
20.23km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
Mow Cop Castle is a folly at Mow Cop in the civil parish of Odd Rode, Cheshire, England. The Castle was built as a summerhouse in 1754 for Randle Wilbraham I of Rode Hall. It was built to look like part of a castle of a bygone era and would have enhanced the view of the newly constructed Rode Hall some 3 miles away on the Cheshire side of the hill.
Foxfield Light Railway Society
20.3km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
The Foxfield Railway is a preserved standard gauge line located south east of Stoke-on-Trent. The line was built in 1893 to serve the colliery at Dilhorne on the Cheadle Coalfield. It joined the North Staffordshire Railway line near Blythe Bridge. It is open at weekends and operates trains on Sundays, Bank Holidays and some Saturdays from April to October and Santa Special trains in December.
National Trust Little Moreton Hall
20.53km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
The National Trust's Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire, is an iconic Tudor manor house, moat and manicured knot garden. It is a superb example of a timber-framed moated house with rich ornamental panelling. A National Trust guidebook describes Little Moreton Hall as being "lifted straight from a fairy story, a gingerbread house". The house's top-heavy appearance, "like a stranded Noah's Ark", is due to the Long Gallery that runs the length of the south range's upper floor.
20.7km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
Knypersley Reservoir is a canal feeder reservoir near Biddulph in Staffordshire. It is located south-east of Biddulph and named after the local Knypersley area. The reservoir was built in 1827 to supply water to the Caldon Canal, along with two others at Stanley Pool and Rudyard Lake. There are actually two adjacent lakes at the site, the upper one being the Serpentine Pool which feeds the lower Knypersley Pool or reservoir.
Hawkstone Park Follies
20.96km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
Hawkstone park follies is a magical place to visit, 100 acres of grade 1 listed lanscape, events, activities, walks and much more. Hawkstone Hall itself was established by Richard Hill of Hawkstone, also known as 'The Great Hill', circa 1707, whilst the follies, estate and reputation were mainly established by his nephew and heir Sir Rowland Hill, 1st Baronet Hill of Hawkstone (1705–1783) and Sir Richard Hill, 2nd Baronet in the 18th century.
22.98km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
Stafford Castle is considered one of the best surviving examples of Norman earthworks in the country. It was originally built by Robert de Toeni, (later known as Robert of Stafford), in the Norman period, Stafford Castle has dominated the local skyline for over 900 years.A programme of archaeological excavations has gradually revealed many of its secrets. Visitors can follow an informative trail of interpretation panels to discover the castle's history.
The Ancient High House
23.67km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
The Ancient High House is one of the finest Tudor buildings in the country. Once dominating the skyline of Stafford, it is the largest remaining timber framed town house in England. The house was constructed in 1595 by the Dorrington family, from local oak, which anecdotally came from the nearby Doxey Wood, and is the largest timber framed town house in England.
National Trust - Biddulph Grange Garden
23.69km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
The National Trust's Biddulph Grange Garden is a landscaped Victorian garden, located near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.These gardens let you follow paths, steps, and tunnels on a global journey from an Egyptian Court to a Chinese landscape based on the Willow pattern, and a Himalayan glen. This Grade I listed garden is one of the most exciting survivals of the great age of Victorian gardening.
23.7km from The Dorothy Clive Garden
Victoria Park is a Green Flag award winning park located on the banks of the River Sow in the heart of Stafford Town Centre. The park includes a large lake, tennis courts, children's play area and a Cenotaph which was erected in 1921 in memory of the Tipton men who fallen in the Great War. The names of the Second World War dead were added after that conflict ended in 1945.
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The Dorothy Clive Garden
Willoughbridge, Market Drayton TF9 4EU, UK
The Dorothy Clive Garden is a charitable garden trust, set up by Colonel Harry Clive as a place of rest and continued horticultural education for the general public. Located in glorious countryside on the North Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire borders, the garden is both formal and informal, hosting a network of paths that invite the visitor to explore and discover the intimacy and tranquility of the garden.