Tatton Park - The Old Hall

Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN

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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:

    • Flamingo14
      Formby, United Kingdom
      Better than expected
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 20th April 2020
      We have been visiting Tatton Park for the RHS flower show for numerous years and have always said we would visit the mansion so decided late last year to give it a go. On first arrival we were a bit... Read full review
    • jojo88691
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Too many Covidiots, avoid for the foreseeable!
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 22nd June 2020
      Tatton Park itself is ok, we went for Father’s Day and there was limited opening due to coronavirus. We paid extra to go around the garden, £21, but then found out we couldnt take the dog in (this is... Read full review
    • 628anitae
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Terrible sandwich
      3 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 2nd July 2020
      Tatton park itself is beautiful had a wonderful walk and saw plenty of the beautiful deer this morning. We stopped for a coffee and sandwich at the Stables cafe which was absolutely awful, I paid... 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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