Deer at Tatton Park

Pre-booking advisable, but not essential – everyone welcome.

Tatton Park's Parkland

With 1,000 acres of deer park for the public to enjoy as well as woodland areas and meres, the Parkland is a fascinating landscape to explore. Visitors are welcome to walk, cycle, picnic and play in the park for free. There are lots of great trails that provide wonderful walks, amazing viewpoints and idyllic picnic spots. View visitor activities.

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Opening times low season:

Closed Mondays

Open Tuesday - Sunday

10am - 5pm (last entry 4pm)


Per car:

Weekdays: £6:50

Weekends and Bank Holidays: £8.00

Blue Badge £4.00 (at all times)

Prices apply to National Trust members



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(Book 3 days or more in advance of your visit) See full T & C’s

Entry tickets can also be purchased at the gates on the day of your visit.

Cyclists and walkers enjoy free entry.

 Things to remember during your visit to the Parkland:

  • Dogs are welcome in the Parkland, under close control. Please see dog walkers guidelines.
  • Be aware of Ticks Please read our helpful tips on Ticks.
  • Deer rutting takes place in October/November. Please remember to keep your distance during this period when deer can act aggressively.
  • Blue green algae has been detected in the meres. Please avoid any areas of the water where you spot algae and remember animals can be also be affected, so please ensure dogs do not access the water.

Tatton Park's Ranger Team

The Ranger team are responsible for looking after the entire Parkland and its livestock.  This includes the Red and Fallow deer, two flocks of rare breed sheep, about 50 hectares of water and 161 hectares of woodland, including managing the SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) and RAMSAR (an intergovernmental convention for the conservation of wetlands) sites. 

The Rangers are passionate about the Parkland and they run lots of initiatives throughout the year to share their knowledge and passion. They manage an active volunteer group, run work experience schemes and offer local businesses the chance to get 'hands on' supporting local conservation. The Rangers can often be seen taking people on wildlife and nature walks, exploring areas of the Parkland which are not normally open to the public and looking at a diverse range of wildlife - everything from bats to fungi! Visit our events listings for more information and to book.

Ranger Emergency Contact no. 07768 154884 

Become a Volunteer

The work undertaken by our volunteers is invaluable to the conservation of the Parkland and it is a great way to learn new skills and meet new people. For further information on volunteering please email or call 01625 374414.


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