Things to do in Tatton Park's mansion
Explore the opulent state rooms, complete servants’ quarters and vast collection of fascinating objects in the mansion house at Tatton Park. Built in the Neo-classical style in stages between 1780 and 1813, the house stands tall at the heart of 1,000 acres of landscaped parkland and 50 acres of garden.
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Discover the mansion's highlights
The Library is perfectly symmetrical, in keeping with the formality of the Neo-classical style. It houses one of the largest and most important library collections owned by the National Trust. There are over 7,000 books in the collection with the majority housed in the Library, many still in their original covers and in mint condition. You can read some of the highlights of the Library's book collection on iPads.
The music and drawing room
This the most ostentatious room in the house; Tatton’s collection of Gillow furniture is unrivalled. Wilbraham Egerton’s ownership (1777–1853) saw the commission of many pieces especially for the house.
The scullery, kitchen, salting room and wine cellar all show what life was like for the servants at Tatton. Over the 66 years recorded, 51,000 bottles were listed here for consumption by the Egertons and their guests.
The collection and Maurice Egerton exhibition
The Egerton family collected many objects and pieces of furniture over the years, including a diverse collection of paintings and fine collection of ceramics and Baccarat glass. To see Tatton Park's collection highlights, visit the National Trust Collections website.
The permanent Maurice Egerton exhibition details the fascinating life and interests of Maurice Egerton, the last Baron Egerton of Tatton Park. See the exhibition highlights on the Tatton Park website, as well as details of other exhibitions in the mansion.
Discover how the garden has evolved with each owner and their chosen landscape architect. View the Japanese Garden from its perimeter and walk through the Fernery and Kitchen Garden.
With 1,000 acres of parkland, there’s plenty to do on the Tatton Park estate. See the variety of wildlife, practise a range of outdoor activities and stop by the Old Hall.
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