Dunham Massey

Important notice -

We’re re-opening the car park, deer park and gardens at Dunham Massey. You will need to book your visit in advance. Check What’s On for the latest information and to book. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking.

A garden for all seasons, an ancient deer park and a house filled with treasures and stories, and a history connected to East India trading and empire.

Dunham Massey

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting

The car park, deer park and gardens at Dunham Massey are now re-open and you’ll need to book tickets before you visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Dunham Massey (3 August - 9 August)

Tue 04 Aug 2020
12:00-12:30
Book your timed entry to visit Dunham Massey
Dunham Massey

Things to see and do

A visitor walks her dog through parkland

Four-legged friends at Dunham Massey 

Enjoy some fantastic walks with your furry friend at Dunham Massey. We've over 300 acres of beautiful ancient parkland to explore and stretch your legs.

Deer grazing on the grass outside Dunham Massey in Cheshire.

A perfect parkland 

Many layers of history make our beautiful park a fascinating place to visit. Walk beneath the leafy avenues and admire the stunning views while getting a breath of fresh air.

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Eating and shopping

A member of staff serving a cup of coffee

Grab a bite to eat

The Stamford Café has reopened with indoor and outdoor seating (track and trace procedures are in place for indoor seating). The Parlour is also open and will initially be serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks, some light snacks and ice cream. We’ve introduced new safety measures including screens at our till and collection points and waymarked routes. We’ll also only be accepting card payment.

A selection of gardening tools and accessories displayed against a brick wall.

Stop off at our shop

Our shop is open from 11am daily. For the safety of staff and visitors we've introduced social distancing measures and changes to payment, which will be via card only. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Dunham Massey for everyone, for ever. Please bring a mask along with you from July 24 in line with government guidance.

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Join or give

A couple sit on a bench in the winter garden at Dunham Massey

We need your support 

For 125 years, people like you have helped us protect some of the UK's best-loved places. Everyone needs nature, beauty and green spaces now more than ever. But our income has dropped sharply due to the coronavirus crisis, and our essential conservation work is at risk. Please give what you can to help us look after these places, so people and nature can thrive.

Visitors in the garden at a National Trust place

Experience more with National Trust membership 

As we gradually and safely open more of the places we care for, there’ll be more opportunities to explore gardens and parklands near you. If you’re a member, you can access all these places free, together with most National Trust car parks. It’s so important for everyone to have fresh air, birdsong, big skies and open spaces to enjoy. Your membership will go towards looking after all of this for generations to come.

Dunham Massey

History

Wildlife at Dunham Massey

Dunham Massey

Our work