‘Enhancing the wellbeing and empowerment of individuals and the wider community through heritage and the natural environment’
The Garden House is a registered charity and community farm in Marple, Stockport providing a calm place of wellbeing for families, individuals, groups and organisations.
We’re home to a variety of animals including; Pigs, Alpacas, Rabbits, Goats, Shetland Ponies, Donkeys and Guinea Pigs. Our sensory garden and riverside walk offer a tranquil space to enjoy nature.
Public entry is by a recommended minimum donation of £5 per person. You can make a donation on entry by cash or on your phone. Under 3s go free. Booking is required for any visiting group of 6 or more. Please enquire here
We’re open 10-4 Tuesday to Sunday and CLOSED every Monday, including Bank Holiday Mondays, for essential maintenance.
The day to day running of the farm and the Riverside Cafe and Icy Bar is led by a dedicated team of volunteers.
We welcome organisations and groups who support children and young adults with a range of physical and mental health challenges and we can provide opportunity for a low cost one-off group visit or regular placements.
We promote sustainability, active lives through nature, and raise awareness of mental health and animal welfare.