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Tatton Park, Japanese Garden

Pgds 20090311 110206 Japanese Garden In Spring

Introduction

The Japanese Garden was created in the early 20th century by Japanese workmen who were brought to Tatton. It was designed in the style of the tea garden but has Western influences as well. Features include a Shinto shrine, Japanese lanterns, and a pond with bridge and adjacent summerhouse.

Visitor Facilities

www.tattonpark.org.uk/Plan+a+Visit/
Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

www.tattonpark.org.uk/Times+and+Prices/

Owners

The National Trust

PO Box 39, Warrington, WA5 7WD
History

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Features & Designations

Style

Japanese-Style Garden

Features

  • Garden Ornament
  • Description: The Shinto Shrine is reputed to have been brought from Japan when the garden was first created.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Summerhouse
  • Ornamental Pond
  • Ornamental Bridge
  • Garden Ornament
  • Description: A Japanese stone lantern. They are traditionally placed in Japanese gardens because the shape allows for the collection of snow on the top. This is thought to add extra interest to the garden in winter.
Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Knutsford