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Dunham Massey Hall Park (NT)

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Dunham Massey Hall
Dunham Massey
Altrincham
Cheshire
WA14 4SJ

Tel: 0161 941 1025

dunham massey

About

Dunham Massey’s deer park covers an area of 192.7 acres and features formal avenues, woodland and parkland. Its pasture-woodland is occupied by a herd of fallow deer that have been resident in the park for hundreds of years.

Part of the Dunham Massey Estate, the park also has a magnificent collection of ancient trees. Many of the giant oak trees dating back as far as the 17th century, a true rarity in Britain today. As such, it is considered a site of national importance.

Dunham Park also has a history of housing rare insects and fungi in its ancient trees, drawing experts from around the world to research since the 1860s.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    742
  • Very Good
    380
  • Average
    70
  • Poor
    21
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • sandra h
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great day out with the family
    5 of 5 stars
    20/07/2016
    lovely day out with the family or for couples, lovely scenery, lovely walks, great wildlife, nice cafe for a snack, well worth a visit Read full review
  • ChupChup2013
    Milton Keynes
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful house and gardens, fantastic tea room and beautiful deer.
    5 of 5 stars
    20/07/2016
    We visited Dunham Massey on a recent trip to Manchester and the surrounding area. The day started bright and sunny and we had great fun feeding the ducks and watching the wildlife near the lake... Read full review
  • JRDN_82
    Manchester
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A fab location for a marv day out...
    5 of 5 stars
    19/07/2016
    ...especially if sunny. The good thing of Dunham Massey is that it can easily keep you busy for a whole day while letting you relax and enjoy your time in the countryside. The villa is very well kept... Read full review

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Facilities

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - Designated area for blue badge holders in main car park
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge) - Free for NT members £5 per car for non-members

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Payment Methods

  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs must be kept on leads inside deer park
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages - General welcome leaflet available in French, German, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals - Daily guided walk of the park led by volunteer park guides. Meet at the clock tower at 1:30pm. Walk lasts about an hour

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take A56 towards Altrincham, then B5160.

Public Transport Directions

No. 38 and no. 5 bus from Altrincham

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Awards

  • Visit EnglandVAQAS Accredited VAQAS Accredited 2009
  • Regional and MiscellaneousA Garden of Distinction A Garden of Distinction 2010

Opening Times

All year, 2016 - dawn-dusk (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)
DayTimes
Monday09:0017:00*
Tuesday09:0017:00*
Wednesday09:0017:00*
Thursday09:0017:00*
Friday09:0017:00*
Saturday09:0017:00*
Sunday09:0017:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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