Tatton Park - The Old Hall

Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN

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The atmospheric Old Hall was the original old manor house in the park.

Once the heart of the estate, Tatton Park's medieval Old Hall survives as its oldest building, and a guided tour takes you on an evocative journey through its history as a dwelling place - from manor house to humble cottages. 

Built at the turn of the 15th and 16th centuries, the single storey great hall, dimly lit by tallow candle and flickering fire still retains the shadowy atmosphere of its medieval beginnings to its height during the Tudor period.

The Old Hall is set in an enclosure in the parkland between the beautiful mere and the site of an Anglo Saxon village with its landscape history trail. An ideal base for walking and exploring many of the historic elements of the park and for viewing its wildlife.

As featured on TV's "Most Haunted," the Old Hall is the venue for historical re-enactments and is host to many of Tatton Park's events such as the busy travelling Medieval Fayre and summer outdoor theatre. It provides the perfect setting for our "Halloween Hauntings" in October.

Education days also benefit from this unique setting. The Old Hall welcomes children and there is always an element of 'hands on' history for them. Tatton's visitors often say that a tour of the Old Hall is both enjoyable and informative with recommendations for others to follow in their footsteps to explore Tatton's hidden gem. 

Please check the Tatton Park website for up to date details of tours and events.

Guide Prices

Subject to event. Please check the website http://www.tattonpark.org.uk/events_at_tatton_park/events_at_tatton_park.aspx

Opening Times

Open for special open days (29 Mar 2020 - 26 Oct 2020)

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVisit England Awards for Excellence Visit England Awards for Excellence 2014

Directions

Road Directions

From M56, jct 7 or M6, jct 19 and follow brown sign posts.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Rigney82
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Family day out. Loved the farm
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 29th February 2020
      First time here. Will admit it was a very windy cold day but this didn't dampen the experience. Was nice that everything was spaced out and will be good in the summer when its busy. My toddler loved... Read full review
    • Nettiemiester
      Sunderland
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      Underwhelmed
      1 of 5 stars
      Friday, 6th March 2020
      Called in on way home north after a fab week in north wales . Had been to Bodnant gardens which were full of spring colour and expected the same - not a bulb in site !!- i expected much more with... Read full review
    • belinh2015
      Liskeard, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Always a pleasure
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 8th March 2020
      No matter what time of year we come here, myself and my partner love it. we are members of the national trust already so obviously we have access to the areas without paying. Even as national trust... Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Facility for service dogs
    • Guide Dogs Permitted

    Provider Facilities

    • Dogs Accepted

    Provider Features

    • Marketing Cheshire Member

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted
    • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
    • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01625 374400

    Tel: 01625 374400

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