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Hop along to Easter Story Time at Tatton Park with the Lindt Gold Bunny

Lindt Gold Bunny at Tatton ParkIf you visit Tatton Park during the Easter holidays you may well see a flash of gold bunny ears or hear the gentle tinkle of a bell as the Lindt Gold Bunny joins in once again with this year’s enchanting Story Time theme.

Following on from the huge success of last year’s event Lindt and Tatton Park have created yet another magical programme of fun activities for visitors to Tatton this Easter. Some of our favourite stories again give inspiration for this excitement and the event is set to be one of the most attractive family days out in the region not least because of the prospect of a Lindt chocolate reward!

The garden team have looked to the brothers Grimm to make their adventures in the gardens. Visitors are invited to join the Lindt Gold Bunny and go on the most fabulous journey where they’ll find Sleeping Beauty asleep in the maze and discover the most wonderful gingerbread house in the dell. If the slipper fits, then they will go to the Conservatory ball …..if they arrive before midnight! They’ll need to remember to look in the mirror to see if they really are the fairest in the land.

Spring will most certainly have arrived at the farm with the likely arrival of their first lambs to join the Lindt Gold Bunny. There’s a new resident in the woods this year ……..THE BEASTIE….. and the farm animals need help to get their honey without waking him.  Visitors will be able to see him lurking in the woods IF THEY DARE! The Lindy Gold Bunny will be there to help and there’s a honey trail around the farm to be rewarded with a chocolate bunny treat!

Visitors can go searching for the Lindt Gold Bunny amongst Tatton’s treasures in the mansion and are invited to come dressed as a pirate a meet Long John Silver’s parrot.

And there’s plenty more Story Time magic, laughter and fun in the Stableyard during the Easter weekend where Poz the magician will dazzle with his repertoire of magic shows and one of the north’s best loved entertainers, Mr Bimbamboozle, will be topping up the fun with Punch and Judy puppet theatre.

Throughout the weekend children can sit down and listen in to a programme of story telling sessions throughout the park.

The shops will also be taking part with the Lindt Easter Bunny theme. There are also many fine products to browse and buy at The Easter Crafts and Country Shopping Fair in the Tenants’ Hall Easter Saturday to Monday, which is free to enter.

Easter Story Time at Tatton Park: Friday 3 – Monday 6 April

NB: Garden activity runs Saturday March 28 to Sunday April 19 and farm activity Friday April 3 to Sunday April 19

Times: Parkland is open 10am-7pm (last entry 6pm). Mansion is open 1pm-5pm (last entry 4pm). Closed Monday expect Easter Monday. Gardens are open 10am-6pm (last entry 5pm).Farm is open 12pm-5pm (last entry 4pm). Closed Monday except Easter Monday.

Prices: Single attraction entry: adult £6, child £4 (4-15 years), family £16 (two adults and up to three children).
Totally Tatton tickets (entry to mansion, gardens and farm): adult £11, child £5.50, family £27.50.  Park entry charge of £5 per car applies to all.

Easter Crafts & Country Shopping Fair Tenants’ Hall. Free entry to the fair. Park entry charge applies of £5 per car.

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

For further information about this release contact: Vicky Wilby, Marketing Department Tel: 01625 374447 / Email: vicky.wilby@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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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, Tudor Old Hall, award- winning gardens and 1930s rare breeds farm.  The 1,000-acre deer park is home to red and fallow deer and the estate also boasts speciality shops, adventure playground, restaurant, Gardener’s Cottage tea room and 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. By 2016/17 it is expected that over 1 million visitors a year will enjoy this experience. 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