maize maze & pick your own sunflowers

Welcome to Bolesworth Castle

Located just eight miles south of Chester off the A41, Bolesworth Castle is a beautiful country estate in the heart of Cheshire. This year Aladdin and the Genie take centre stage, with all sorts of weird and wonderful adventures to be had!

Pick your own sunflowers, pose for a photo in the wildflowers, and weave your way through our bee trail (look out for all our busy bees working hard!). There are crafts to make, ice creams to eat and food to enjoy.

Opening Dates & Times:

Parking is free but we are fundraising so you are most welcome to leave your change with us to count and give to charity!


20th August to 4th September 

Time Slots

9.30 to 11.30 – 11.30 to 13.30 – 13.30 to 15.30

These slots are only for entry into the maze. Please come before your slot or stay after to do PYO Sunflowers, have a coffee and do some crafts!

A Day Out To Remember


We have plenty of crafts to get stuck into, from wish catchers to bubble wands and much more!

Prices range from £2 to £7

Wild Flowers

Our wildflowers our fragrant, bright and colourful. They have been specially chosen for their bee and butterfly appeal! Look out for our bees, they are busy making honey for us!

Picnic Area

In addition to sunflowers, we have our new bee trail and picnic area, a picturesque spot to relax and have your lunch or a tasty treat.

PYO Sunflowers

We have 9 varieties of sunflowers to pick, take home and once you have enjoyed looking at them we have plenty of ideas on our At Home page on what to do with them! We also have a wrapping station on site to make beautiful bouquets for your friends and family (or yourself!).

Single stem £1 or 6 stems for £5.00

Photo Op

With so many places to snap a picture, we know your insta feed is going to be looking top tier. Make sure to tag us – we love to see your wonderful pictures and even share them to our socials!


Take a walk through the sunflowers and find your favourites. Secateurs will be required for picking and gloves should be handy too! You may wish to bring a big bag to carry home your bouquets.


Lots of space to run around, stroll and play. We have portaloo toilets, disabled toilets.

There will also be food, drinks and snacks onsite.

Please note we do not allow dogs on site except registered guide dogs.

What to bring

All-weather clothes, wellies, umbrellas, sunscreen, sunhat.

Secateurs and gloves for picking and a big bag to take home your sunflowers.

PYO Sunflowers

Sunflowers, while always beautiful, can also be fickle and unpredictable! Our seeds were planted with the hope that they will bloom through August, they and the weather may have other plans. Please check Patch Conditions for information.


£5 for 6 sunflowers

Map & Address

Bolesworth Events
Gate A
Old Coach Road


Car - CH3 9JJ
Phone - 01829 963 438


Purchase tickets from Citizen Ticket.


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