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 picturesque pond. Entertain the children for hours and hours at our fantastic, fully-accessible playground, play a round of Adventure Golf or Pitch ‘n’ Putt – the choice is yours, it’s up to you.

Also, 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 visiting with family and friends, there’s always a warm welcome at Walton Hall and Gardens.

Learn more about our venue and what’s on offer for weddings, parties and more…
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Play a round at the best municipal golf course in the North West

So Retro Vintage Fair


This summer, So Retro will be bringing their ever popular vintage fair to The Old Riding School! Enjoy a fabulous day filled with nostalgia and vintage treasures at our So Retro Vintage Fairs. Immerse yourself in […]

Cost of Entry: Free

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Could Be Real Tribute Festival


Join us on Friday 21 June as the team behind the sell-out Daresbury Festival brings the very best tribute acts to Walton Hall and Gardens for a huge Friday evening open air concert! Featuring some of […]

Cost of Entry: From £20.00

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Daresbury Festival


Daresbury Festival is set to return to Walton Hall and Gardens on Saturday 22 June 2024, following an incredible sell-out debut! What to expect Artist line-up Plus more to be announced! Tickets General tickets are available […]

Cost of Entry: From £49.95

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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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Outdoor theatre returns next month

The incredibly popular outdoor theatre is making a comeback to the Walton estate for 2024, with a special performance of Julius Caesar. Oddsocks Productions will be bringing their unique brand of family-friendly, laugh out loud Shakespeare […]

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Old Time Sailors set to return to Walton Hall and Gardens

Following a sell-out debut last year, the Old Time Sailors will be returning to Walton Hall and Gardens next month. The Old Riding School will once again be transformed for a unique musical night out, as […]

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Walton Hall and Gardens crowned winners at Marketing Cheshire Tourism Awards

The team at Walton Hall and Gardens are celebrating the estate being named as the Wedding Venue of the Year, following last week’s Marketing Cheshire Tourism Awards. The category featured competition from the likes of Chester […]

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Several projects around the estate have received funding from the heritage fund.

Wedding Venue of the Year at the Marketing Cheshire Tourism Awards 2024