Tatton Park, Japanese Garden 3649

Knutsford, Cheshire, England

Pgds 20090311 110206 Japanese Garden In Spring

Brief Description

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.

History

The garden was created around 1910. It was restored from 2000 to 2001 for the Japan Festival.

Visitor Facilities

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

Style

  • Japanese-Style Garden
  • Garden Ornament
  • Description: The Shinto Shrine is reputed to have been brought from Japan when the garden was first created.
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  • 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.
Summerhouse, Ornamental Pond, Ornamental Bridge
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

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

Civil Parish

  • Knutsford
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century