What happened to Trentham Hall?

The hall was demolished in 1912-13 by its owner, the 4th Duke of Sutherland. During the 20th century, the estate was used for an amusement park and even for hosting the Lombard RAC Rally, which cut through the Italianate gardens.

When was Trentham Hall demolished?

Trentham Hall was largely demolished from 1910 to 1912 (the upper stage of the belvedere tower was moved to Sandon Park, Staffordshire, at this time) and in the 1920s the site became a public pleasure garden.

Who built Trentham Gardens?

GARDENS AND PLEASURE GROUNDS: the area between the remains of Trentham Hall and the lake to the south is divided into two formal parterre gardens designed by Barry.

How much is Trentham estate worth?

Trentham Estate, off Stone Road, is valued at nearly £30m by the business – and during a normal year it attracts more than 750,000 visitors. St Modwen has seen rental income from the estate, which also includes a Treetop Adventures and a popular garden centre, drop by £1 million as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Do you have to pay to go to Trentham Shopping Village?

No you can go into the shopping village without paying to view the Trentham Gardens. No the shopping part and garden centre are free to get in, you only pay for the monkey forest.

Do you have to pay to get into Trentham Gardens?

Hi Sophie, no, there is an admission charge to enter The Gardens and Lakeside Walks. Further information can be found on the admission pages of the Trentham website and there are quite often special offers such as 2/4/1 and discounted tickets available too.

Is Trentham Gardens open during lockdown?

The Trentham Estate is open in line with the Government Guidelines for the National Lockdown, this includes the Gardens and the Shopping Village, Garden Centre and for other essential retail, hospitality for takeaway and to facilitate click and collect where available.

Do you have to pay to walk around Trentham Gardens?

Hello Sophie, Car Parking, access to Trentham Shopping Village, and some of our woodland walks is completely FREE. There are three “paid for” attractions at the estate.

How long does it take to walk around Trentham Gardens?

The Lakeside Walk is 2.3 miles and usually takes about an hour to walk at a leisurely pace, but be warned you will be distracted by the wood sculptures, planting schemes and fairies so it could take much longer! over a year ago.

Can you walk from Trentham Gardens to the Monkey Forest?

A couple of hours and you’re done! The Monkey Forest is easy to get to as it is well sign posted. The car park is a minutes walk away from the entrance. Once you are in the Forest area there is a set path that you have to follow to see the monkeys.

Do I have to book in advance for Trentham Gardens?

Visiting the Gardens Day visitors are still required to pre-book to visit the gardens. Please book your visit here. Do members have to pre-book? No, members will now be able to visit without pre-booking and are advised to bring a valid membership card to gain access.

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When did they start to demolish Trentham Hall?

There is a long history of construction, redesigning and demolition of Trentham Hall, starting in 1086, leading up to 1912 when demolition began on the decaying hall. The river became so polluted from the booming industrial activity up-stream that the Estate became undesirable and it began to decline.

Is the Trentham Estate open to the public?

We’re Open: The Trentham Estate remains open in line with the Government Guidelines for the National Lockdown. Find out more Visit the award-winning Trentham Gardens, for shopping and eating out, peace and quiet, fun and action!

How much is it to restore Trentham Hall?

Once one of England’s most majestic country houses, the future of this historic hall looks grim as vital restoration costs reach £35million.

Who was the architect of Trentham in 1833?

1833– George Granville, 2nd Duke of Sutherland and his wife Duchess Harriet embarked on an extensive rebuilding scheme of the Hall with the renowned architect of his day, Sir Charles Barry. The orangery, sculpture gallery and clock tower were added