History Trail

Follow our new digital trail around the gardens and lakeside to take a step back in time and learn all about the history of The Trentham Estate.

Simply scan the QR code using the camera on your smartphone at each location to unlock the secrets of Trentham's past and see how much has changed over the years.

There's so much to discover from lost railways and hidden ice houses to royal deer and gondolas on the lake. You'll find out how the gardens and estate have changed through the centuries to reach what we see today.

Head to each of these locations and scan the QR code to learn more about it's past and see photos, illustrations and videos of years gone by.

  1. The Original Miniature Railway
  2. The Cascade (Weir)
  3. The Lido
  4. The Royal Deer
  5. The Georgian Ice House
  6. Georgian Boat Tunnels and Boating on the Lake
  7. Perseus and Medusa
  8. Rose Trellis Walk
  9. The Parterre Garden
  10. The Conservatory and West Court
  11. Trentham Hall Demolition
  12. 50p and Clearing House
  13. The Tulip Tree and The Iron Bridge
20/07/2020 - 31/08/2020
During garden opening hours.

Take a step back in time and discover the secrets behind Trentham's past with our new History Trail.


Included in Garden Admission.

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