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Stately Home / Gardens
Heaton Hall
Heaton Park
Manchester M25 5SW
Tel: 0161 773 1231
Distance: Approx. 13 miles
Opening Times for 2005: Wednesday - Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays: 11.00am - 5.30pm, March 26th - October 2nd.

An 18th century neoclassical country house set in 650 acres of parkland.
This is a grade one listed building with beautifully restored interiors reflecting late 18th and early 19th century life at Heaton.

Admission free.

Disabled access. Wheelchair access only on ground floor, but the majority of rooms which are open to the public are on this floor.
Nearest accessible toilets- 100metres.
Guide and hearing dogs welcomed.
Little Moreton Hall
Congleton, Cheshire CW12 4SD
Tel: 01260 272018
Distance: Approx. 10 miles
Opening Times for 2005: March 5th - November 6th: 11:30am - 5:00pm: Wednesday - Sunday November 12th - December 18th: 11:30am - 4:00pm Saturday and Sunday

Britain's most famous and arguably finest timber-framed manor house. The drunkenly reeling south front is topped by a spectacular long gallery.
There are wall paintings recently discovered that are of particular note and the knot garden is also worth visiting.
A hall not to be missed.

A charge is made for visiting the hall. Free to National Trust members.

Disabled access: Designated parking and 3 manual wheelchairs are available. Booking essential. There is an adapted WC adjacent to the hall.
The ground floor is full accessible and there is a photograph album of other floors as these are not accessible. The courtyard is cobbled.
Braille guide and large print guide.
Ordsall Hall Museum
Ordsall Lane
Manchester M5 3AN
Tel: 0161 872 0251
Distance: Approx. 13 miles
Opening Times: Monday - Friday: 10.00am - 4.00pm Sunday: 1.00pm - 4.00pm Closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New year's Day

The City's best medieval half timber-framed house, which is squashed between a 1970s housing estate and a 1980s office and warehouse development.
There are decorated panels from the 16th century, a magnificent great hall, a Star Chamber and a farmhouse kitchen.
There is also an exhibition about daily life in Salford at the time.
The former Manor House is believed to be haunted.

Disabled access is available.

Admission free.
Tatton Hall
Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire
Tel: 01625 534400
Distance: 11 miles
Opening Times: Please check directly for opening times of the variety of attractions that are available.

An impressive, historic estate and mansion with 1000 acres of parkland to explore. The mansion contains lavish furnishings from the heyday of the Egerton family and includes a tour of the Victorian kitchens and domestic quarters.
Also to be visited is an old hall dating from Medieval times, a farm, gardens and a children's playground. In fact, something for everyone and a super day out.
Wythenshawe Hall
Wythenshawe Park
Manchester M23 0AB

Tel: 0161 998 2331
Distance: Approx. 6.5 miles
Opening Times for 2005: Saturdays only: 11:00am - 5:00pm 4th June - 24th September. Please note that opening times may be subject to change

A striking half-timbered house with oak panelled interiors set in beautiful gardens.
Its long history includes a dramatic role in the civil war.

Disabled Access
Independent wheelchair access on ground floor, only but parking available on the gravel outside the hall.
Nearest accessible toilets: 200m from hall in the courtyard of the park offices.
Guide and hearing dogs welcomed.

Admission free.
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