There is no necessity to book a visit to Walton Hall and Gardens. Just turn up, pay for parking and enjoy your day. However, there are queuing systems in place at The Children’s Zoo and Adventure Golf. For High Ropes, we suggest booking your place before you arrive via Jungle Parc’s website

Walton Hall and Gardens welcomes you to the former home and gardens of Lord and Lady Daresbury and Warrington’s premier destination. Set within acres of tranquil and idyllic parkland, steeped in local history, this has been a popular destination for nearly three generations! And you can see why.

We have a Children’s Zoo to amble through, beautiful grounds that are perfect for picnics on hazy, lazy summer days. There are woodland walks and orchard ones too, flower beds and pond. Entertain the children for hours and hours at our super playground, play a round of adventure golf; the choice is yours, it’s up to you.

And there’s more. Lovingly restored to its original grandeur, Walton Hall is perfect for weddings and celebrations. Boasting unique antique furniture, Victorian paintings, an oak-panelled hall, grand staircase and high gilded ceilings, this is a hall with lots of history.

So, whether you’re interested in viewing the hall for a future ‘, I do’, or just here with family and friends, there’s always a welcome at Walton Hall and Gardens.

Learn more about our venue(s) and what’s on offer for weddings, parties and more…
Mr Stink - Outdoor theatre cancellation until 2021

Mr Stink – Outdoor Theatre


You’re invited to celebrate Annabelle’s 10th birthday, hosted by everyone’s favourite MP candidate, Janet Crumb! (Almost) everyone is welcome…that is, everyone apart from Chloe’s smelly sidekick – Mr Stink.

Cost of Entry: From £11.33

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Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Night’s Dream


Join Heartbreak for a story of order and disorder, reality and appearance and love and marriage in Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.

Cost of Entry: From £11.33

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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby – Outdoor Theatre


Join Heartbreak Productions and the Nick Carraway quartet for an evening of jazz, The Great Gatsby way.

Nick was working as a bond salesman in New York the summer he met the mysterious party-throwing millionaire…

Cost of Entry: From £11.33

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Meet our alpaca at Walton Hall and Gardens Children's Zoo.

Animal Adoption

We invest your adoption money into ‘luxury’ items for the Children’s Zoo – particularly things we wouldn’t usually be able to afford. Your kind donations have provided shelter for the alpacas, Herdwick sheep and ornamental waterfowl. We’ve also purchased squirrel sheds, an incubator, rugs and a harness for the donkeys, as well as a set of ornamental entrance gates. The lovebird aviary, feeding troughs and veterinary scales are all further proof of your outstanding generosity. Our animals salute you.

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A new brood of African pygmy goats at the Children's Zoo, Walton Hall and Gardens 2020. Taken by keen amateur photographer Darren Moston - Easter


In the build-up to Easter, we’ve been receiving many inquiries recently about different attractions and when they’ll be opening up.

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Safe to Travel - new award for Walton Hall and Gardens

Safe to Travel stamp

We’re very proud to announce that we officially received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s international ‘Safe to Travel’ stamp this week.

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Wildlife snap by Andy Gilbert at Walton Hall and Gardens

Spring is coming

With the tentative announcement from Downing Street on Monday, we’ve got reasons to be hopeful at Walton Hall and Gardens. We know that the governments 4-step plan is a provisional one and open to change should the national situation change. However, the official program to ease the country out of restrictions does give rise to optimism. Spring is coming…

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