Tatton Park is a winner

PUBLISHED: 08:57 28 August 2020 | UPDATED: 12:11 04 September 2020

Photogenic Tatton Park
Photo: Getty

Photogenic Tatton Park Photo: Getty

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And your Instagram photo could win you a picnic there

Tatton Park, pride of Cheshire, has been voted the Uk’s number one National Trust location.

And if you would like to enjoy a wonderful picnic there, take a photo and post it on Instagram for the park’s Spectacular Views’ photography competition.

The National Trust award was given the award following research by Rated People, which collated visitor reviews on Google and Instagram pictures.

Glorious Tatton is an inspiration for gardeners, who have been paying extra attention to their own little pieces of heaven during lockdown. Visitors say they are especially inspired by the Japanese garden, and the walled kitchen gardens, which show the way to growing fruit and vegetables.

In the Rated People review Corfe Castle in Dorset, came in second place after Tatton Park, with Wiltshire’s Stourhead Landscape Garden rated in third place. Another Cheshire National Trust Property – Lyme Park – came in sixth.

Tatton Park head gardener Simon Tetlow says: “It’s wonderful that the photos and reviews shared by our visitors have secured this top spot for us. We’ve always known how beloved our garden is but for it to be rated in this way is great.”

Find out more at ratedpeople.com/blog/favourite-national-trust-garden.

Tatton Park is the setting for a stunning exhibition of Nicky Thompson’s wildlife posters for the Mid Cheshire Railway Line. See here for more details.

The Spectacular Views’ photography competition on Tatton Park’s Instagram channel has a prize of a Head Gardener’s Cottage Picnic for two to enjoy at one of the picnic spots in the park. The contest runs until 24th September, with the top two winning photographs announced on 25th September on the park’s Instagram channel.

What to do

1. Post a picture of a spectacular view at Tatton Park on your Instagram account, using ‘spectacular view’ in your description.

2. Tag the photo with both #tattonpark and #yourhappyplacetp hashtags so Tatton Park can see your submission. Only photos with these hashtags will be included.

The winners will be announced on Friday 25th September with a post and story on Tatton’s Instagram account. They will also be contacted directly with further instructions on picking up their prize from Tatton Park. Find out more here on how to enter.

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