Students often like to make their cookery course part of a mini break so they can enjoy time seeing the wonderful attractions around the Altrincham countryside. Presented below are a few of the most popular amongst our visitors that may interest you. Next time you book a workshop why not spend that extra night in Altrincham to explore the wonderful countryside.
Denzell Gardens & the Devisdale
Just a brief stroll down the road from Parkdale, Denzil Gardens is an ideal location for picnics or relaxing in the summer sun with its sunken garden meadows filled with orchids, wildflowers and rare trees. The devisdale is an open field area popular with dog walkers - why not have a walk round and see if you can find the famous tree lizard carving! It is open to the public all year round. Visit their website here.
Dunham Massy Hall & Park
Only a 5 minute drive or 30 minute walk away, Dunham Massey makes an ideal day out for families with its historic buildings and ancient herds of fallow deer roaming the 250 acre estate. Wander around at your pleasure and see the orangery, the sawmill with its fully functioning waterwheel or the plantsman's garden. Once you've fully explored the grounds why not take a look inside the luxurious Georgian mansion which is home to a vast collection of antique paintings, silverware and furniture. Visit Dunham Massey's website here.
A 20 minute drive into the countryside is all it takes to get to this truly historic 1000 acre estate which is home to Tatton Hall with its splendid gardens, farm, boating lakes and numerous deer herds. Tatton also hosts several shows and festivals throughout the year including the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show. One of Cheshire's most popular tourist attractions with over 750,000 visitors a year, Tatton Park is another great location for a day out. Visit Tatton Park's website here.
Arley Hall & Gardens
Why not enjoy a nice drive to Arley Hall for a day out? If you are a TV lover you may recognise Arlery Hall from shows suchs as the Forsythe Saga or in many Coronation Street weddings. With its beautiful gardens and historic Victoria mansion Arley Hall is one of Cheshire's most picturesque locations. Visit Arley Hall's website here.