Dorothy Clive Gardens
12.7 miles - 21 minutes
Located in the woodland quarter of Staffordshire but very close to Shropshire. This 12 acre hillside garden with woodland quarry filled with Azalea and Rhododendrons. Stunning Alpine scree and pool with collections of Camellias, Sarcococca and Hydrangeas.
Open every day from 15th March until 30th September annually from 10am to 5:30pm
Admissions are £8.50 per person
From October until the 15th March they open at weekends only. Visitors are admitted from 10am to 4pm at the less-than half price of £3.50 per person.
They do have a lively series of events - see their website (www.dorothyclivegardens.co.uk) or phone 01630 647237 for details.