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Tatton Garden Society/Quinta Arboretum

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United Kingdom - Cheshire - Goostrey

Institution Code: QUINT

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

The Glebe Lawn
The Glebe Lawn

Main Address:
Tatton Garden Society/Quinta Arboretum
Cheshire House, 164 Main Road
Cheshire CW4 8JP United Kingdom

Telephone: 01477 537698
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: P.S. Davies, Chairman
    Curator's Name: Rhoderic Taylor
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1950
  • Physical Data
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 11 Hectares
  • Total Area: 11 Hectares
    Latitude: 53.200365
    Longitude: -2.300172
    Altitude: 76.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Quinta Arboretum
  • Local Address: Swettenham
  • Locality: City: Congleton
  • Locality: State: Cheshire

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 11
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 900
    Number of Volunteers: 30

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 3500
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 2704
  • Special Collections:Mainly specimens of trees and shrubs listed in 'Bean'Plus collections of Pinus,Fraxinus and Quercus.
    Developed by Sir Bernard Lovell.
    Also involved with the Endangered Conifer Conservation Programme through RBG Edinburgh.

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: No
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No