Fresh air and outdoor exercise
Ideas for at home activities
Scarecrow Drawing Competition
Children! Take part in our drawing competition and design an inspirational scarecrow!….and it might just be made into a real one at our annual Scarecrow Fest in May 2021.
Details on how to enter here.
Scarecrow making activities from the Learning Hub
Learn more about the purpose of scarecrows, what they are made of and how to make your own in the suggested activities below and bring the scarecrow fun to your garden or backyard.
Scarecrow making activities (PDF KB)
Take a virtual Garden Tour
Explore 50-acres of Tatton Park's Gardens from the comfort of your own home. While the Gardens are closed to visitors, you can still enjoy and learn about them with our Head Gardener, by listening to a delightful audio tour on your phone.
Candide Gardening App
Let Tatton Park’s Garden come to you and virtually explore 19 key area of our gardens.
- Download the Candide Gardening app
- In the app, go to ‘Places’
- Search for Tatton Park
- Select ‘Tour’
- There are 19 mini audio tours numbered on a map of the Garden. Tap the numbers to listen to our Head Gardener describe each area.
Get outdoors for your local, daily exercise and explore 1,000 acres of Parkland walks!
- Ranger's Nature Trail - a 1 hour walk to the Old Hall and back again.
- Dairy Wood Way - a short circular woodland walk that starts opposite the main car park (perfect for mini explorers).
- Beech Avenue conservation Trail - a 1.5 mile trail running alongside the ancient beech trees planted in 1739.
- Field to Fork Trail - a 3 mile circular walk starts at the northern end of Tatton Mere.
- Footpaths to Fitness - a 2.5 mile walk along Tatton Mere, from Dog Wod entrance and back again.
Pick up a Parkland Map, Walks and Activity leaflet from the Welcome Building to help you plan your winter walks - ranging from short excursions to longer trails.
Winter Scavenger Hunt
See what winter treasures you can spot with our Winter Scavenger Hunt (PDF 890KB). Pick up a free scavenger hunt from our Welcome building or download before your visit.