Welcome to Tatton Park
Tatton Park is one of the UK’s most complete historic estates.
It is home to a Tudor Old Hall, Neo-Classical Mansion, 50 acres of
landscaped gardens, a rare-breed farm and 1,000 acres of deer park.
Our speciality shops, restaurant, tea room, adventure playground,
events and educational programmes combine to make Tatton one of the
most popular family days out in the North West.
The Old Hall was the estate manor
house until the late 17th century, when work commenced on a new
house, today known as The Neo Classical Mansion. It
is celebrated for its Gillows furniture and collection of
ceramics, paintings and books and the library collection is
considered one of the finest in the National Trust.
Herds of Red and Fallow deer roam freely in 1,000 acres of
parkland. The meres,
woodlands and rough grassland provide a perfect habitat for
wildlife. The parkland is a stunning setting for a leisurely stroll
or high-octane cycle. You can also take a stroll through 50
acres of beautiful gardens reflecting over 250 years
of garden design.The gardens are renowned for their remarkable
glasshouses, the Japanese Garden, considered the finest in Europe
and the extensive Kitchen Gardens, still producing fruit and
farm is a must-see for our family visitors. Meet our rare
breed cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, goats, poultry and donkeys and
take part in themed events throughout the year. Children can enjoy
the farm's new woodland play trail and den building area.
Tatton hosts over 100 events a year including the RHS Flower Show, Summer
Picnic Concerts, car shows, wedding shows, antiques fairs and much
For nearly 400 years the estate was the property of the Egerton
family until it was bequeathed to the National Trust in 1958.
It is financed and maintained by Cheshire East Council.
New for 2013
During your visit relax in our stunning new tea room. The Head
Cottage has been transformed into a delightful tea room serving
breakfast, speciality coffee, lunch and traditional afternoon tea.
Nestled in Tatton's Walled Kitchen Gardens, with views of the
Orchards, it is becoming known as the perfect destination for
afternoon tea in Cheshire.
The Mansion hosts an intriguing new exhibition in
September, as part of an ongoing Hidden Histories
project, discovering collections and archives related to the
personal histories of those who have lived and worked at Tatton.
Read more on Hidden