Stoneyford Cottage Gardens
Stoneyford Cottage Gardens and Nursery are situated in a sheltered valley on the edge of Delamere Forest. In this tranquil spot, amid low hills and mature trees, a wealth of planted areas can be found, as well as meandering streams and a constantly flowing, spring-fed fountain.
The gardens are also a haven for wildlife, including the kingfisher, unusual butterflies as well as many species of water birds.Developed around the pools, this Monet-style landscape has a wealth of moisture-loving plants, including iris and primulas. The gardens are approached by crossing two bridges, which lead to and from a wooded island.
As well as providing pleasure and interest the gardens also serve as a display area for the nursery. Here are many poolside, moisture loving plants and other interesting specimens. Plant enthusiasts will find many unusual species.
From the Northwich-Chester road(A556), approx 1/2 mile from A556/A49 junction towards Chester. Turn right into Stonyford Lane, signposted Norley and Kingsley. Entrance 1/2 mile on left immediately after railway bridge.