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Father Christmas at the Farm 

and also...

  • Meet the reindeer Prancer & Dancer 
  • Watch Aunty Mary making Christmas decorations in her Cottage and take one home to decorate
  • Find our missing two reindeer on the Reindeer Trail
  • Live Music
  • Fesitve food and drink
  • Meet the farm animals including the donkeys, pigs & horses in the Nativity scene
  • Outdoor play trail and the den-building area.

Father Christmas will be at the Farm on the following weekends:

Nov 28th/29th, Dec 5th/6th, Dec 12th/13th and Dec 19th/20th 11am - 4pm (last entry 3pm)
Adult £6, Child £6 (includes a gift from Father Christmas)
*Tickets to this event cannot be prebooked and at certain times there may be a queue to see Father Christmas. Waiting times vary and are shorter at the beginning of the day.
Prices apply to NT members. 

More more info and contact details see the events listing

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Each stateroom features an interpretation of a traditional Christmas carol chosen by our teams at Tatton. Christmas is not only evident in the grand staterooms; the bustling servants’ quarters will also be getting into the festive spirit. In the Still Room our costumed kitchen maids will be cooking Christmas delicacies.
Highlights Include:

  • Glittering festive displays including fresh garlands from the parkland.
  • Spectacular displays reflecting different traditional Christmas carols
  • Live classical music accompanies your visit.
  • Watch costumed guides bake traditional festive treats and delicacies and taste a mincemeat treat.
  • Watch the handmade decoration demonstrations

Mon 23rd Nov - Sun 6th Dec

Fri 11th - Sun 13th Dec 

Fri 18th - Sun 20th Dec: 11am - 4pm (last entry 3pm).

Adult £9.50, Child £5.50.

Car entry charge of £5 applies.

Mansion entry prices apply to NT members. You can book online or pay on the door. (Please note there is a small payment processing fee for booking online) 

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Christmas Concerts 

Concerts take place in the Tenants' Hall and guests are invited to walk through the Christmas Mansion before they sit down to enjoy the performance. Please note that pre-booking is essential - call 01625 374400 (also 0161 247 2220 for NCO tickets).
Pre-concert suppers are available from 5pm in the Stables restaurant and the Gardener's Cottage: please reserve a table on 01565 755001.
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Thurs 10th Dec: 8pm (Mansion opens 7pm).
The concert programme includes Bach, Vivaldi, Holst and traditional carols. Adult £20.00, Under 18s £12.00.

Roberts Bakery Band
Sat 12th Dec: 8pm (Mansion opens 7pm).
The concert programme includes a popular selection of seasonal music and carols. £15.00 per person.


Gift Fair and Shopping Ideas

Christmas Gift Fairs in the Tenant's Hall free to enter (after £5 park entry)

Sat 14th & Sun 15th Nov

Fri 27th -Sun (open 12.30pm- 7.30pm Fri for Lantern Parade)

Cards, presents and decorations in the Gift Shop, bespoke hampers and local estate meats in the in the Housekeeper's Store. Gifts from Tatton Park.

Family Christmas Carols in the Stableyard~Sunday 20th Dec

Family Christmas carols at Tatton Park

Join in the Christmas carol singing with the King Edward Musical Society Band and choir in the festive setting of Tatton's Stableyard.
Shops will be open for last minute Christmas shopping and the Gardeners Cottage tea room and Stables restaurant will be open for coffees, lunch and afternoon teas.
Sunday December 20th - 3pm - 4pm.
Car entry charge of £5 applies. Prices apply to NT members

Lantern Parade

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Friday 27th November

Father Christmas arrives at Tatton Park during a beautiful lantern parade - enjoy the glow and atmosphere of this wonderful welcome.
Christmas lantern Parade welcomes Father Christmas at Tatton Park. Light his route with your own lanterns as he makes his way through the twilight parkland to Tatton's festive stableyard. Say hello to his two favourite reindeer Prancer and Dancer. Bring along your Christmas wish list to pop into our special posting box. Please bring along any no longer wanted toys to donate to the Manchester Children's Hospital. Further details on arrival times & arrangements.


The Alpine Ball: The ultimate Christmas Party Experience

Prepare for and unforgettable night out, complete with dodgem cars, live entertainment and a few surprises thoughout the night, promising to be the most glamorous and exciting Christmas party ever! Event details and prices.

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We have been to Tatton Park's, 'Ding Dong Merrily,' at The Mansion. We visit every year but this year the event is the best ever, absolutely outstanding. Each room features a different carol chosen by the staff. The interpretations are so creative and imaginative, the effect is stunning. Staff and volunteers were welcoming and helpful. Can highly recommend.Julia Pilling