Dunham Massey (NT)

Dunham Massey Hall, Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4SJ

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A garden for all seasons, an ancient deer park and a house filled with treasures and stories.

Encircled by its protective wall, Dunham Massey is a green oasis nestled between the urban sprawl of Manchester and rural tranquillity of Cheshire.

The park and garden are the ideal place to enjoy the ever-changing landscape, while you can discover hundreds of years of history inside the house and servants' courtyard.

A ramble around the park will reveal a range of architectural oddities and views of the house complete with Dunham’s resident herd of fallow deer. You may also glimpse other wildlife including owls and woodpeckers. Enjoy a guided walk of the deer park, or take the chance to wrap up warm and wander freely amongst groves of ancient trees.

Dunham is also home to one of Britain’s finest winter gardens, with plenty of scent and colour to delight the senses throughout the year. Unwind on one of the accessible circular walks before warming up with a hearty homemade meal at the Stables Restaurant.

With special events all year round, there’s plenty to brighten your day at Dunham.

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Opening Times

Please check the National Trust website for the most up to date opening times and prices. (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVAQAS Accredited VAQAS Accredited 2019
  • Regional and MiscellaneousA Garden of Distinction A Garden of Distinction 2010
  • RegionalMarketing Cheshire Award Winner 2019 Marketing Cheshire Award Winner 2019 2019

Directions

Road Directions

Take A56 towards Altrincham, then B5160.

Public Transport Directions

No. 38 and no. 5 bus from Altrincham

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    Recent Reviews:

    • gb1841
      Warrington, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Rip off
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 1st May 2022
      Astronomical rip off. £8.80 per person! Shameful. For a walk in the park. It cannot be justified. Drove straight back out again without paying. Read full review
    • Chris H
      Gloucester, United Kingdom
      A wonderful Saturday in May
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th May 2022
      It was a lovely day to walk around the park, watching the deer, chating to the rangers and a Wonderful Ice Cream bar that we came across, with some oil the best Ice cream I found particularly the Sea... Read full review
    • E6242NTvanessab
      Average but probably worth a visit
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 10th May 2022
      The house is interesting but there are not many rooms open which was a bit disappointing. The guides are very informative. However many pieces of furniture do not have any information as to what... Read full review

    Facilities

    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

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant

    Parking & Transport

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

    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

    Provider Features

    • In countryside
    • Outdoor Attraction

    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

    Contact Us

    Tel: 0161 941 1025

    Tel: 0161 941 1025

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