Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens, Altrincham

4.5
#1 of 89 in Parks in Greater Manchester
Enjoy the fine landscape of Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens and learn about the site's history as a military hospital. Check out the notice board to see what’s in bloom when you visit. Explore the rose garden or stroll along tree-lined avenues in the deer park. The park is a site of national importance because it houses some of the oldest trees in England. Artwork on display in the hall includes busts and paintings. The historic mill is the oldest building on the grounds. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens by using our Altrincham visit planner.
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  • This is the perfect combination of family fun, interesting facts, gorgeous gardens and lovely cafes. I always take visitors here as i feel it shows the absolute best of the area. It will be the...  more »
  • I understand that volunteer gardeners are probably in short supply at the moment but I was amazed how large parts of the garden look very scruffy indeed. It was incredibly disappointing and wouldn’t....  more »
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  • Fabulous family day out! We enjoyed the grounds, the servants quarters and the Orangery. Unfortunately we weren't able to visit the house due to ongoing restorations which is the reason for the 4 star and not 5 star review. The day was overcast and chilly but thanks to very engaging and informative staff the weather went unnoticed. We didn't experience the restaurants because we took a picnic for which there is ample space to enjoy. The icing on the cake was the story telling by Percy the Park Keeper. (It was World Book Week after all). The gift shop was typically priced for National Trust goodies but as it's a larger (than we have come across) shop there was a wider variety of things to choose from. The grounds are very well looked after and access is suitable for all abilities even pushchairs and bicycles. Parking is also in good condition, with plenty of space available. We would definitely recommend a visit here.
  • We went for the Christmas trail around the gardens. It was spectacular with different light effects and music. It was easy to walk round. We had a baby in a pushchair and access was easy. Our slot was 5pm, a good time as it wasn't too busy so it was easy to see the lights and get something from the stalls. It was a lovely festive evening.
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