A civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford; Dunham Massey is quite the tourist attraction. The villages Sinderland Green, Dunham Woodhouses and Dunham town all come within the parish. Besides the villages, the parish also includes the Dunham Massey Park and the historic home of the last Earl of Stamford. The home today is owned by the National Trust. The most popular tourist attraction of Dunham Massey is the Georgian Mansion which has the remains of a castle on its grounds. The population was 475 back in 2001 according to the census. It is a perfect place for weddings, family days, exploring, deer watching and a lot of other activities.

Things to do:

Garden tours:

Tours are held Monday through Friday to help you see the beautiful Dunham Massey gardens in a new light. The breathtaking beauty makes you want to stay in the garden and explore even further.


The great mansion owned by the last Earl of Stamford is open for tours to discover the amazing history, grand paintings and chandeliers. Tours are taken weekly around the mansion to help you discover a tale of love and loss.

Deer Watching:

Dunham Massey includes a deer park with some ancient trees and buildings. Take a walk down there to watch a Fallow Deer in its element or explore the oldest building at Dunham Massey.

Family time:

Bring your children along. There are countless activities for children to immerse themselves in and play around. From the pile of logs to simply meeting the Victorian time servants.


Perfect for a simple walk; Dunham Massey is the perfect place for you to take a walk on any day. The deer park and the gardens are all open for calm simple walks.

How to get there:

The nearest train station to Dunham Massey is two and a quarter miles away in Altrincham. The Altrincham Railway Station is on the Mid Cheshire Line from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester via Stockport, Altrincham, Knutsford and Northwich.


Woodhouse Ln, Altrincham WA14 4SJ, UK

To find out about opening times and ticket prices, click on the link below.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dunham-massey#Opening times

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