New Year at Dunham Massey

Look forward to a year of possibilities at Dunham Massey. Experience the changing colours of the garden, enjoy the natural beauty of the park and discover stories of love and abandonment rooted in Dunham’s Victorian past.

Be inspired by unique experiences and pick up new skills this year at our exciting events.

Start the New Year by spending time outdoors on a range of winter walks and delve into Dunham’s past as we take you on a behind the scenes tour of the house.

Two people taking a walk through trees in winter

Winter Walks 

Blow away the cobwebs and take a walk with us in the peaceful surroundings of the park and garden. Start the New Year by trying Nordic Walking- one of the fastest growing activities in the UK. Join us for a taster session or a four-week course and enjoy this low impact, full body workout in the park. Enjoy a range of guided walks this winter- experience highlights of the Winter Garden and discover seasonal features of the park. Visit our ‘What’s On’ page for more details.

Two people looking intrigued by the interiors of a stately home

Secret Dunham 

Full of treasures and stories, the house at Dunham Massey has seen 300 years of history unfold. From 11 February for six weeks only experience this grandest of family homes exclusively by guided tour and uncover secrets from its colourful past. Sneak a peek at the last stages of winter conservation work and marvel at treasures from the stores on our Torchlight, Truths and Treasures tour. Step back in time on a Below Stairs tour and find out what life was like for Dunham’s servants. Visit our ‘What’s On’ page for more details.

A group of people take part in a guided walk

Special Guided Walks 

Join us on the first Saturday of the month throughout 2017 and discover a new side to Dunham with our Park Guides. Bring your binoculars in January and learn more about the birds and wildlife that call Dunham their home during winter. Return in February with your camera as we show you some of the best spots in the park for scenic shots. Visit our ‘What’s On’ page for more details.

Stables Restaurant at Dunham Massey

Winter Warmers

Retreat indoors after a bracing walk in the garden or park and enjoy warming winter flavours in the Stables Restaurant. From hot meals including warming stews and casseroles to lighter options such as jacket potatoes and tempting sweet treats, find a wide range of dishes to suit every taste, fresh from the kitchen each day. Why not pop in for breakfast after a morning walk in the deer park? Open daily 10am- 3:30pm.