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Plan your visit to Secret Stories of Tatton Park

Let this handy map be your guide to the best-kept secrets of Tatton Park!

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Farm

Follow Mary who rules the roost at the Farm and dig deep into the secrets of farming life. It’s not just the farm workers who look after the animals, there are lots of other special people involved in making sure our animals are healthy and happy. Learn about the horse dentist, the sheep scanner and hoof trimming! Find out what’s inside Tabitha the Shire Horse’s tummy, keep an eye out for our secret spycam and discover our exciting plans for the ‘Field to Fork’ story!

The Parkland

At a place where wildlife walks and trees talk, join the rangers on secret walks discovering unexplored areas of the Parkland not normally open to visitors. Follow Tatton’s wonderful wildlife caught on hidden camera and shared via regular tweets #secretstories.

The Gardens

Unearth the secret life of a famous 19th century gardener whilst exploring Wyatt’s Potting Shed – open to the public for the first time. Discover the story behind The Tower, one of the oldest buildings in Tatton, and relax in one of the last Lord Egerton’s favourite hidden spaces in the Japanese Garden. The Japanese Garden is closed weekends and school holidays.

Old Hall

Travel back in time at the Old Hall on secret dates throughout the year. Discover the remarkable residents from Lord of the Manor to the humble Mole Catcher, who made this ‘hidden gem’ their home. Don’t miss The Medieval Fayre and Halloween hauntings where historic characters and secret stories come to life. Visit tattonpark.org.uk/events for further details or pick up an events guide.

The Mansion

Travel back through the Egerton family line to discover a home of history and mystery. See fascinating family treasures for the first time, uncover the secret life of the Egerton children, and learn about a servant’s role in times gone by. Let Old Tom the Mansion’s curious old cat, help you to explore and discover the many secrets of the Mansion. Make sure you keep your eyes peeled for secret clues to crack the code on our Mansion trail!

Special events and learning courses

Psst.. want to learn more...? Enjoy themed events this year, from ‘Unlocking the Secrets of The Japanese Garden’ to ‘The Secret Life of Trees’. Solve the mystery of Egerton’s missing gold in a secret sleepover in the Tenant’s Hall! What will you pack in your picnic basket for our Secret Garden Picnic?