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Dunham Massey House and Gardens

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Take a look round the magnificent Georgian mansion house and ancient Mill. Take a stroll around the medieval Deer park which is open all year round and see why Dunham has gained the title of site of 'Site of special scientific interest'. With a shop, Restaurant and café, enjoy lots of family-friendly fun at Dunham.

Where is Dunham Massey House and Gardens located?

Located 3 miles from Altrincham; 3 miles from Hale and nestled in the beautiful village of Dunham Massey in the Northwest of England.

What is the history of Dunham Massey House and Gardens to the present day?

A house filled with treasures, an ancient deer park and a renowned family garden- 300 years of history have unfolded at Dunham Massey. Home to two great families, the Booths and the Greys; their stories of fortune, scandal and duty can still be felt across the estate today. During the First World War this magnificent Georgian house was dramatically transformed into a military hospital, becoming a healing sanctuary for almost 300 soldiers direct from the trenches. Learn about their stories and the role Dunham played in their recovery.

What is there to see and do at Dunham Massey House and Gardens?

Come to Dunham throughout the year for family-friendly fun including children's trails, craft sessions, exhibitions, guided park walks, storytelling and much more. During Spring and Summer, their will be theatre and outdoor cinema performances as well as music in the garden. Dunham has one of Britain's finest Summer and winter gardens. During the winter season a spectacular Christmas at Dunham light extravaganza takes place, with a magical illuminated trail, Victorian-themed rides, and other festive delights.

Top facilities

Disabled Access

Parking Available

Guided Tours

Facilities & information




Disabled Access

Guided Tours

Parking Available


Extra info

Open Times: House: 9th Feb to 3rd Nov, Sat-Wed 11:00-17:00. Please see NT website for Garden, Park & Mill opening times.

Price Details: NT Members Free. See NT website for admission prices.

Arrival information and directions

Address: National Trust, Altrincham, Cheshire, AltrinchamWA14 4SJ, United Kingdom

Three miles south west of Altrincham off A56; exit 19 off M6; exit 7 off M56.

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