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Japanese Garden: Legacy of Alan de Tatton

28 March - 01 November 2020
Old Japanese Garden Photo

Tatton Park's Japanese Garden: The Legacy of Alan de Tatton Egerton

Exhibition in the Mansion

28 March - 1 November 2020

In 1910, Alan de Tatton, 3rd Baron Egerton of Tatton set in motion the building of an extremely special garden. Today, this cherished corner of Tatton Park's Gardens is enjoyed by thousands of people every year. Discover the inspirations behind the Japanese Garden and its everlasting legacy at Tatton Park.

The history of the Japanese Garden

Inspired by what he saw at the Anglo-Japanese Exhibition in London 1910, Alan decided to introduce his own Japanese garden at Tatton, at a time when Japanese gardens were starting to become fashionable amongst Britain's rich and elite families. What was created is now thought to be one of the finest examples in Europe. Discover more about the history and development of his Japanese garden, the inspirations behind it, its remarkable construction, ambitious restoration and lasting legacy.

Opening dates and times:

Runs until 1 November: open Weds-Sun and Bank Holiday Mondays 1pm-5pm (last entry 4pm)

Mansion entry prices 2020:

Adult £8

Child £6

Family £21 (2 adults and up to 3 children)

National Trust members enjoy free entry to the Mansion

Vehicle Parkland entry £7