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…
Alpaca selfie

Walk an Alpaca

These are really popular events. When you see a free slot then book it quick!

Cost of Entry: From £30.00

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Charlie and Lenny at Walton Hall and Gardens - keeper for the day

Keeper for the day


Keeper for the Day is back! Get set to muck in… If you love animals then this is definitely for you! Join us for a session to discover what working in the children’s zoo is really […]

Cost of Entry: From £10.95

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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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Film fiesta weekend

Walton Hall and Gardens Film Fiesta

What a topsy turvy year it’s been for all of us. We’ve found it particularly challenging organising events, frequently having to change our plans at the drop of a hat. Following 21 July we’ve been frantically […]

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Mr Stink - Outdoor theatre cancellation until 2021


Yesterday we sent an email to all attendees for our July 9 Mr Stink theatre performance. Here’s what we sent: Unfortunately, the government’s decision not to lift restrictions on the 21 June as we had hoped […]

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Our two alpacas at Walton Hall and Gardens Children's Zoo

Walking with alpacas

This summer, we’ve gone entirely alpacacrackers with over 140 walks with our alpacas available for you to book. For those of you who have walked one of our little alpacas before – you know what to […]

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