One of Britain’s foremost botanic and horticultural societies with its own 11 hectare (28 acre) arboretum and botanic site open to the public, the Lovell Quinta Arboretum. You can plan your visit here.

Tatton Garden Society was formed in 1962. Its purpose is the promotion of science and research in horticulture for the benefit of the public. The Society is a registered charity. We are affiliated to the Royal Horticultural Society as a Partner Garden. The Society is also a Member of Botanic Gardens Conservation International.

The Society operates through a Management Committee and a series of sub-committees covering the main activities which include the management of the Society’s 28 acre arboretum, summer visits to notable gardens, winter lectures, plant sales and social events.

Membership costs £30 for single or £45 for joint and is valid until 31st January 2022. Visit the Join Us page for details

Members’ benefits include free entry to Tatton Gardens and the Arboretum, lectures, private tours and more

Tatton Garden Society own and manage the Lovell Quinta Arboretum in Swettenham village, Cheshire

COVID-19 Update

Please note that new Government restrictions come into force on 12 April 2021 for England. The Government’s message is to “minimise travel”, so we are open for Members and local visitors, and those staying locally, and residents. Remember that there are still restrictions such as the number of people who may meet in a group. Please familiarise yourself with the Government restrictions

It is essential that everyone follows the Government instructions for England whilst visiting the Arboretum, so please make sure you are aware of these beforehand and plan your visit carefully.

Please be aware, if you are using the Arboretum, there are no facilities on site. Ensure that you maintain 2m social distancing when visiting. Visitors must remain in groups of no more than 6 people or two households.

Please return to this website for further updates. The use of the Arboretum, in relation to the Government restrictions, will be monitored and our opening will be reviewed if circumstances change.

Please also watch for updates on our lectures and events as they may have to be cancelled or postponed.