About Doddington Hall
Doddington Hall is a large private Grade 1 mansion designed by Samuel Wyatt, which was rebuilt ca.1780. It is set in gardens landscaped by Capability Brown, overlooking Doddington Lake, a popular sailing venue. The 13th century castle is to the north of the Hall. The house is at the moment the subject of substantial building works which are being effected in four phases. Stage I (refurbishing the exterior) has been completed.
The exterior of the house is open for viewing on the second Sunday of every month 10:30am - 1:00pm.
Parties wishing to view the exterior (and the interior by appointment only because the site remains extremely hazardous) should write to The Farm Manager, Doddington Park Farm, Nantwich, Cheshire (tel: 01270 820263).
Doddington Lake is in a beautiful setting, surrounded by mature trees and supporting a variety and abundance of bird life. A Cheshire bird watching club has a hide in a wooded area of the shore and over 40 swans have been seen all at the same time, some with cygnets. Sailing on the lake is possible through Nantwich & Border County Sailing Club (tel: 01270 520368).
As well as the water birds, the lake supports a variety of fish and is used by a local fishing club. Fishing on the lake is by appointment only.