Dunham Massey

A garden for all seasons, an ancient deer park and a house filled with treasures and stories

Dunham Massey

Things to see and do

Light casting shadows in the park

A perfect parkland 

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

Upcoming events

Picnic Week - The Great Victorian Bake Off

Fri 29 Jul 2016
12:00-16:00
Step back in time and help the servants prepare a Victorian picnic in the kitchen.

Roll Up to Dunham

Sun 31 Jul 2016
11:00-17:00
Roll up, roll up, for a spectacular summer of circus adventures at Dunham Massey as curious sideshows, jugglers and storytellers roll up to the garden for a summer of family fun.

Ranger Week - Meet the Rangers

Mon 01 Aug 2016
12:00-16:00
Be a Ranger for the day and tick off some of your '50 things'.

Special Guided Walk - Family Wildlife

Sat 06 Aug 2016
11:00-13:00
Bring all the family to discover Dunham's deer and other wildlife on an accessible walk around the park.

Victorian Week - A Victorian Tale

Mon 08 Aug 2016
12:00-16:00
Hear Victorian tales from storyteller Helen Stewart that will take you back in time and keep the whole family entertained.

'Run away with the circus' garden trail

Thu 11 Aug 2016
11:00-17:00
Follow the 'run away with the circus' trail around the garden.
A family pond dipping at Dunham Massey

Summer holidays at Dunham Massey 

Join in the fun all summer long at Dunham Massey and make the most of the summer holidays with our exciting family activities. Enjoy circus adventures in the garden, become a ranger in the making and join in with baking, storytelling, family yoga and more!

50 things at Mr Straw's House

50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4 at Dunham Massey 

Are you ready for a fun family adventure? Take on the 50 things challenge and enjoy wild activities all summer long from making a mud pie to cooking on a campfire.

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Eating and shopping

The shop at Dunham Massey

Treat yourself in the shop at Dunham Massey 

Unique gifts, locally sourced produce and a large plant sales area await you in the shop.

The cafe at Dunham Massey

A taste of Dunham 

Pop over to our new café during your visit. We look forward to welcoming you with freshly prepared sandwiches, soup and jacket potatoes, delicious drinks and sweet treats...

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History

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Get involved

A group of costumed volunteers stand in front of Dunham Massey Hall

Join our team of volunteers 

Make new friends, learn about the estate, and get involved with the work we do at Dunham Massey.

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Learning

The park is the perfect place to explore the natural world

Learning at Dunham Massey 

Learning is made fun as we step back in time at Dunham Massey. Find out more about our school programmes and how to get in touch.

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Groups

A group of friends enjoying the garden at Dunham Massey

Come and bring your friends 

Visit the house, stroll through the deer park and stunning gardens, or grab a bite to eat in our new café. Find out more about group visits.

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Venue hire

A newly married couple stand in front of Dunham Massey Hall

Create lasting memories 

Whether celebrating a wedding, a birthday or any special occasion, our lovely team is on hand to help you host it in a beautiful setting.