Food and drink

The Lodge Café

The newly restored Lodge Café is set in the stunning landscaped grounds, serving up traditional afternoon tea, picnics, light lunches and refreshments.

Opening times

  • Monday – Friday: 9am – 4.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9am – 5pm

The surrounding area also offers a great range of cafes, pubs and restaurants:

  • The Boathouse – a traditional riverside pub situated on the River Dee.
  • Artichoke Café Bar Bistro – a funky bistro in former mill offering craft beers and Mediterranean food amid bare brick and iron columns.

Opening times

Summer season: 1 May
7am until 8pm

Winter season: 1 November
8am until 6pm

Times are changeable due to events in the park.


From Wrexham via A483 - 15 miles
From Crewe via A51 - 23 miles
From Liverpool via M53 - 27 miles
From Manchester via M56 - 40 miles

Park and Ride

Boughton Heath (CH3 5QD) - drop off at Frodsham Street
Sealand Road (CH1 4LQ) - drop off at Chester Bus Exchange
Upton (CH2 1EU) - drop off at Frodsham Street
Wrexham Road (CH4 9DE) - drop off at Foregate Street

For more details visit Cheshire West and Chester Park and Ride

Bus and train

Regular services available, visit:


National Cycle Network Route 568 (access to Grosvenor Park off Dee Lane) - cycle racks are available at the park.