Scholar Green

Scholar Green is a small village in the north west of England. It is located in the county of Cheshire and falls within the Borough of Congleton. This is a small, charming and picturesque village that has a well known marina where people can visit the canal centre and watch the canal traffic passing by. It is also possible to hire a canal boat for the day to take a trip around Scholar Green’s local canals. The village also gives both residents and visitors alike some great views out over the Cheshire Plains.

One of the landmarks of Scholar Green is Rode Hall. This house has been inhabited by the famous local gentry family, the Wilabrahams, since around the 1660s. The current house is a fine example of architecture through the ages as it was constructed in various stages from the 1700s to the 1900s. Visitors can take a look at the house and should also visit the landscaped gardens whilst there. The house is home to various types of gardens including a woodland garden, formal rose garden, kitchen garden, rock garden and a grotto. There is also the opportunity to take a look at an ice house at the Hall which has been recently restored.

Little Moreton Hall is also close to Scholar Green. This property is part of the National Trust and is considered by many experts to be one of the best examples of a moated country house that is timber framed in the entire country. Building on the house here was started in the 15th century and carried on over the next few centuries. As well the external building itself, visitors usually enjoy taking a look at the cobbled courtyard, the gallery, the chapel and the Great Hall. The gardens are also well worth a visit. Here you can see various garden types in one place including a formal knot garden. Don’t forget to look at the moat itself on your visit - it still holds a large collection of Koi Carp and other ornamental fish!

Visitors also often enjoy a walk to the nearby Mow Cop to take a look at the local scenery and the Peak District National Park is only around 10 miles away from Scholars Green. The village is also part of a well known local cycle route/path and there are plenty of options for walkers, hikers and nature lovers in the surrounding area.