About Us

The Garden House Farm which is a wonderful visitor attraction in Marple, a highlight for the general public, local schools and nurseries. Attractions include: animals, a café with a 4 star hygiene rating, an OFSTED inspected nursery, playgrounds, countryside trails and an orchard. 

The Farm offers significant economic, social and environmental benefits to the local community and relies solely on donations made by visitors, the main attractions are free to all. We rely fully on donations.

Marple garden house climbing frame

Entertainment and education

Have fun with climbing frames a  zip wire a multitude of toys and even mini assault courses! Then there are the animals. A wonderful collection of characters from mini baby chicks to porky pigs. Come and meet them all!

Help Our Cause

Your generous support and contributions will enable us to remain open. It allows us to support and make continuous improvements to our urban community farm.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card



There are two ways you can help us to remain open.

1) Contact the Council to show them your support:


It only takes a few minutes of your time to write a few words of your experiences down at The Garden House, and why we need to stay open !!!

Please quote reference: Mark Jordan - The Garden House application DC/068083

Please enclose your name and address when you contact SMBC.

a) Email : planning.DC@stockport.gov.uk


b) Post : Place Directorate, Stopford House, Piccadilly, Stockport, SK1 3X

2) Sign our online petition to support the planning application:

You can also sign a paper petition which is located at the entrance 

Please support our case and keep The Garden House open !!!!

Click to sign petition

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

The Garden House

The Garden House, Lakes Road Marple, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 7DG, GB

Phone Number: 0161 427 8712
Main opening hours: 10.00am until 3.00pm everyday.
Cafe opening hours: 10.00am until 3.00pm Friday to Sunday.


There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about us. We hope you enjoy our site and take a moment to drop us a line.