National Trust: Dunham Massey

National Trust: Dunham Massey
Dunham Massey Hall, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4SJ
  • Telephone 01619 411025
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  • Website www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dunham-massey/
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Armistice

During World War One, Dunham Massey became a hospital for recovering soldiers. As part of ‘A Woman’s Place?’ we mark the 100 years since the end of the First World War by remembering the remarkable women who helped 282 soldiers recover here.

Sun 11 Nov

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Autumn Senses Garden Tour

Why not treat yourself at the stables afterwards with a drink and a slice of cake?

Mon 24 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Tue 25 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Wed 26 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

…and 17 more dates until 19 Oct

Back In Time For Baking

Here's your opportunity to ask the servants how they prepare for a feast in the kitchen.

Mon 24 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Christmas at Dunham Massey

An outdoor after-dark Christmas experience with singing trees and other sights, sounds and smells.

Fri 30 Nov

£16.50 (Children £0–£10; Family £50) / 01619 411025

Sat 1 Dec

£16.50 (Children £0–£10; Family £50) / 01619 411025

Sun 2 Dec

£16.50 (Children £0–£10; Family £50) / 01619 411025

…and 23 more dates until 30 Dec

Christmas at Dunham Massey

Dunham Massey's biggest and brightest Christmas event returns for a second year with plenty more surprises. Experience the gardens all aglow for a magical outdoor, after-dark experience.

Fri 30 Nov

£16.50 Booking essential (Children £10 Booking essential) / 01619 411025

Sat 1 Dec

£16.50 Booking essential (Children £10 Booking essential) / 01619 411025

Sun 2 Dec

£16.50 Booking essential (Children £10 Booking essential) / 01619 411025

…and 17 more dates until 19 Dec

Christmas Courtyard

Come to the decorated servants’ courtyard for festive activities for all ages.

Sat 24 Nov

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Sun 25 Nov

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Sat 1 Dec

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

…and 7 more dates until 23 Dec

Cobweb Crafts

Bring the whole family to get crafty and weave a spooky cobweb.

Fri 19 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Sat 20 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Sun 21 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

…and 10 more dates until 31 Oct

From Ice Pit to Parlour Walk

Discover the ice pit in the park (not normally on show to visitors), take a look at the shippon, and find out more about the dairy in this autumnal guided walk. There's even a visit to the Ice Cream Parlour for a Snugbury's ice cream or sorbet. Yum!

Sat 6 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Sun 7 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Sat 13 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

…and 7 more dates until 4 Nov

Herbie the Hedgehog Trail

Pick up a trail from the garden kiosk.

Sun 23 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Mon 24 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Tue 25 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

…and 16 more dates until 11 Oct

'How to draw a scone' with artist Joanna Houghton

Each participant will be given their own scone with all the trimmings (to be eaten at the end, of course!) Once perfectly prepared, you will be guided through the process of building up delicious layers of colour step by step, with expert tips and tricks to create your own life-like illustration that looks good enough to…

Sun 23 Sep

£15 Booking essential, admission applies / 01619 411025

Imagining the Stamford Hospital

During World War One, Dunham Massey became a hospital for recovering soldiers. As part of ‘A Woman’s Place?’ we mark the 100 years since the end of the First World War by remembering the remarkable women who helped 282 soldiers recover here.

Sun 23 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Mon 24 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Tue 25 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

…and 16 more dates until 11 Oct

Music in the Garden

Relax with live music on the lawn as the garden bursts into autumnal colour. Dig out your picnic blanket, top up your glass and let the music carry you away!

Sat 29 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Sun 30 Sep

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Rut Walks

Join the rangers for an early morning walk and discover more about Dunham's deer and the rut. Includes a bacon buttie and hot drink.

Sat 13 Oct

£13.50 Booking essential / 01619 411025

Tue 16 Oct

£13.50 Booking essential / 01619 411025

Thu 18 Oct

£13.50 Booking essential / 01619 411025

Seasons of Dunham Massey Park Workshop with Paper-Artist Helen Musselwhite

Choose shades of white paper for a snowy winter scene or perhaps shades of orange for a colourful autumnal paper cut. A great opportunity to learn some tricks of the trade from Helen and make you own one of a kind paper artwork!

Sat 6 Oct

£45 Booking essential, admission applies / 01619 411025

Special Guided Walk - Park Buildings

Limited availability, pick up a token from visitor reception on the day.

Sat 3 Nov

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Special Guided Walk - Three Mills

Limited availability, pick up a token from visitor reception on the day.

Sat 6 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Special Guided Walk - Wider Estate

Limited availability, pick up a token from visitor reception on the day.

Sat 1 Dec

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

A Taste of the Estate Walk

Try a tipple from Dunham Massey Brewery and enjoy home grown fare from Little Heath Farm Shop.

Sat 29 Sep

£6 Booking essential, admission applies (Children £3 Booking essential, admission applies) / 01619 411025

Toddler Tales

Book your free tickets in advance. Please book for the number of children. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Stories last approximately 20 minutes, after which time there is the opportunity to go toddling in the gardens together. The event is free but does require a House & Garden Ticket.

Tue 25 Sep

Children free Booking essential, admission applies / 01619 411025

Weekend Poetry Festival: Women in Words - Creative Writing Workshop

An award winning poet, Kim is currently a PhD candidate at MMU School of Writing, where she is exploring how to write poetry about sexism.

Sun 23 Sep

£10 Booking essential, admission applies / 01619 411025

  • 10:15 – 11:30

Weekend Poetry Festival: Women in Words - Festival Brunch

Kate Fox, well known to listeners of BBC Radio for her comic stand up series, has been poet in residence for the Great North Run, Glastonbury and Quarry Bank amongst others.

Sun 23 Sep

£10 Booking essential, admission applies / 01619 411025

  • 11:30 – 13:30

Weekend Poetry Festival: Women in Words - Festival Tea

Malika, born in the UK to Guyanese and Grenadian parents, says ‘I write because my mother tells me I am the first generation of women to be able to tell our stories and because I know there are women in the world who cannot speak’.

Sun 23 Sep

£10 Booking essential, admission applies / 01619 411025

A Woman's War?

During WW1, Dunham Massey became a hospital for recovering soldiers. As part of ‘A Woman’s Place?’ we mark the 100 years since the end of the First World War by remembering the remarkable women who helped 282 soldiers recover here.

Mon 1 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Mon 8 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Mon 15 Oct

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

…and 2 more dates until 29 Oct

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