What our gardens are like today

Award winning

 © Tatton Park

Since 1725, each successive owner of the Egerton family estate played a part in the evolution of the gardens and sought the expertise of the leading landscape architects of the time.

Soak up the Italian atmosphere

 © Tatton Park

There are a number of distinct areas within the 50 acres of gardens. The Italian Gardens are just one of them: soak up the Italian atmosphere.

Take a tour of the Japanese Gardens

 © Paul Glover

The Japanese Garden was almost certainly the result of Alan de Tatton’s visit to the Anglo-Japanese Exhibition at the White City in London in 1910. He got together a team of Japanese workmen to create what is now rated to be the 'finest example of a Japanese Gardens in Europe'.

Don't miss the 19th century fernery

The stunning fernery has an extensive collection of ferns and tree ferns from New Zealand and Australia and was designed in the late 1850s by Joseph Paxton who was famous for building Crystal Palace.

Kitchen garden seasonal produce

Our walled kitchen garden demonstrates the importance of traditional skills and procedures and seasonal produce is available to purchase in the garden shop.

Seasonal garden highlights

  • Azaleas and rhododendrons in glorious bloom
  • Fragrant roses in the rose garden
  • The Japanese Garden (lovely at any time of year!)
  • The walled kitchen garden - lots of lettuce varieties and tomatoes just planted
  • Summer bedding plants just planted in the Italian garden