Dunham Massey, Warrington, England
Record Id: 1174
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Dunham Massey has a 17th-century deer park which was remodelled with formal park landscaping from the late-17th to the mid-18th century. It is now a country park enclosing ornamental gardens and is owned by the National Trust.
Brief history of site
The area has been the site of a deer park since at least 1353. Dunham Massey has a late-17th- to mid-18th-century landscape park. It was originally a 17th-century deer park. The site was taken over by the National Trust in 1976.
Address: Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4SJ
Greater Manchester; Trafford; Dunham Massey
Historical County: Cheshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||109||Grid Ref:||SJ735874|
3 miles south-west of Altrincham, off the A56.
Opening contact details:
0161 941 1025.
Park and garden core hours 11am to 5pm. Park open all year. Garden closed November to March. Check for variations.
Parking. WCs. Refreshments. Part disabled access. Shop. Dogs (on leads in deer park).
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: great house
Site first created: After 1353
Main period of development: Late 17th century
Site Size (Hectares): 105