Autumn in the garden

Once enjoyed exclusively by the Earls of Stamford and Warrington and their families, the garden now provides a tranquil haven for visitors and wildlife alike. Take time out in the garden and enjoy the sights and smells of the season. Remember to collect your ticket from Visitor Reception before making your way to the garden.

Acer trees in autumn in the garden at Dunham Massey

Autumn Highlights

Surround yourself with autumn shades as brightly coloured foliage floods the garden. See the acers as they start turning colour and spot autumnal bulbs such as the cyclamen as they begin to bloom. Autumn also sees the popular katsura tree fill the garden with its candy floss aroma as its bright yellow leaves begin to drop.

Autumnal colours in the garden at Dunham Massey

Autumn Senses Garden Tours 

Daily at 11.30am and 2.15pm. Enjoy a guided tour of the garden to discover the sights, sounds and smells of the autumnal season. Meet at the garden kiosk.

An old black and white photograph of the orangery in the garden at Dunham Massey

Step back in time... 

Once enjoyed exclusively by the Earls of Stamford and Warrington and their families, the garden now provides a tranquil haven for visitors and wildlife alike. Discover the history of Dunham's much loved garden.

Irises in bloom in the winter garden at Dunham Massey

Winter Garden

Return to the garden over the winter months to enjoy over 1600 winter shrubs, trees and evergreens. Thousands of bulbs spring to life over the cold season, including irises, and cyclamen which thrive in the dry conditions beneath the beech trees. The Birch Triangle is surrounded by a variety of grasses, black stem dogwood and white cyclamen.