Tatton Park

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Address and contact details
Knutsford, WA16 6QN
Tel: 01625 534425
Fax: 01625 534426
Latitude: 53° 19' 8" N
Longitude: 2° 22' 1" W
Background to the collection
Ownership:The National Trust and Cheshire County Concil
Umbrella organisation:National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens, National Trust
Head Gardener: Sam Youd
Contact person: Sam Youd
Total Staff:14
Physical environment
Altitude:60 m
Soil type:Acid
Total area:20 ha
Plant collection
Notable plants within the collection:
Biggest Quercus x schochiana in British Isles
Geographical area(s) of specialisation:
China, Eastern Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Subarctic America
Special families within the collections:
Adiantum, Rhododendron
Special genera within the collections:
Adiantum, Rhododendron
Special collections:
Adiantum, NCCPG – 35 Taxa.
Record Keeping:Kept since 1975
Record System:unknown
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Research facilities:No
Publications:Index seminum
Identifications:Undertakes identifications for the general public
Teaching and Education:Primary, secondary, higher, taxonomic, public education
Interpretation:Supervised garden walks, brochures, lectures
Friends Organisation:Yes
Visitor facilities:Café, plant shop, gift shop
Access to the collections
Public access:Admission charge
Visitors per year:120,000
Public opening hours:Tues-Sun: 10.30am-6pm Tues-Fri, Apr-Sept
winter hours 11.00-16.00
Location map

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