Tatton Park - The Old Hall

Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN

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Tel: 01625 374400

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About Us

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:

    • sixofone
      UK
      A pleasant visit overall
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 17th September 2020
      Really good to be able to visit the house, especially as so many are closed at the moment. We felt that it was handled very well and there were no issues with social distancing. One of the room... Read full review
    • OutOfYorkshire_Luis
      Runcorn, United Kingdom
      Great for animal lovers
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 20th September 2020
      We visited Tatton Park this September, we bought tickets online for parking and the farm, and booked in at the Gardener's Cottage. The farm was brilliant, fairly small but you can get up close and... Read full review
    • Littlebee_x
      Manchester, United Kingdom
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      Couples
      Disappointing visit
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 21st September 2020
      I visited Tatton Park yesterday for the first time (20th September) and was left feeling really disappointed and ripped off. We paid £23 in total for parking and 2 x Garden entry. The garden was... 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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