Fun for all the family at Tatton Park this September

September 6, 2017

This September, Tatton Park is hosting a range of exciting events to suit adults and children alike. Situated in 2,000 acres of beautiful deer parkland, with centuries of history and an impressive 18th Century Mansion, Tatton Park offers visitors the chance to roam the stunning grounds and enjoy lots of fantastic events – from a Harvest Festival to a 10k evening charity walk, creative writing to longbow training. 

September Highlights

Saturday 9th September – Secrets of The Old Hall: Adult Tours*

Uncover 500 years of occupation and the missing piece of the Tatton Park jigsaw. Guests can enjoy a guided tour with expert guides, and unwrap everything from archaeology surveys, architectural changes, original medieval owners and the Egerton family story at Tatton.

Sunday 10th September – Going Digital Photography*

Join expert tutor Graham Nobles, who will show visitors how to get best from their digital camera. Visit www.goingdigital.co.uk for more information or contact Graham on 07958007004 or grahamnobles@goingdigital.co.uk.

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September – Harvest Festival at the Farm

The perfect chance to celebrate the annual harvest by joining the Farm’s very own Harvest Festival. From steam engines running to scarecrow making and even sheep racing, there is fun for all across the two-day event. Pets are welcomed to be blessed at 2pm by the Preston Brook brass band who host the Harvest Blessing. Normal farm and car entry prices apply.

Saturday 16th September - Walk of Hope

The Walk of Hope is a gentle evening 10K stroll through the beautiful grounds of Tatton Park. The walk honours the courage of those battling cancer and those who have sadly lost the fight. The evening gives opportunities to celebrate with and finishes with live entertainment. Tickets £6.00. www.christies.org/walkofhope.

Saturday 23rd September – Inside Tatton’s Hidden Gem*

Be inspired by the atmospheric surroundings of Tatton Old Hall, in this unique creative writing experience. The day will be led by talented former Cheshire poet laureate, Joy Winkler and will also include a guided tour around the site by a member of the Tatton Old Hall team.

Saturday 30th September – Beginner’s Pastel Workshop*

Guests can enjoy a beginner’s pastels workshop, led by artist Chris Beesley. For more information or to book, please contact Chris on 07773982996 or at chrisbeesleyart@sky.com.

*Booking Essential

For bookings and full event schedule visit tattonpark.org.uk/events or call 01625 374400

Please visit our website www.tattonpark.org.uk or call 01625 374400 for more information.

For further information, please contact Carole Hyde on 01625 374410 ( carole.hyde@cheshireeast.gov.uk)

Tatton Park is managed and financed by Cheshire East Council on behalf of the National Trust.

This impressive historic estate receives in the region of 800,000 visitors every year all of whom come to enjoy its Georgian Mansion, Medieval Old Hall, award-winning Gardens and rare breeds Farm. The 1,000-acre deer park is home to red and fallow deer and the estate also boasts speciality shops, an adventure playground, restaurants and a year-round events programme.

The Tatton Park Vision

The `Tatton Park Vision’ is the park’s 5 year vision for its visitor activities and aims to substantially develop its visitor experience by increasing the attractions and activities on offer. In delivering the vision the aim is to fully realise Tatton Park’s potential and present the best possible experience for its current and new visitors in order to provide new and sustainable income to help manage and conserve the historic estate into the future. This will be done through a programme of investment by Cheshire East Council and the attraction of new business. For more information about the vision visit www.tattonpark.org.uk/vision