The hall is open:Good Friday - September: Saturday 1pm-5pmSundays and Bank Holidays: 11am -5pmOctober-1st Jan Tuesday to saturday 1-4pmSunday and Bank Holidays 11am-4pm2nd Jan-Good Friday - weekends open 1pm-4pmDisabled access only on the ground floor of the hall.Admission price isAdults £3.50Concessions £2.00Family ticket £8.50Parking is available...more
The hall changed hands a few times over the years and ended up being bought by the local council. It has undergone major restoration including new timbers and roofing.Guided tours are available but you can walk round the hall on your own. There are quite a few rooms, the Great Hall, Ballroom, Banqueting Room, Chapel etc.High in the wall of the...more
On the death of William Davenport in 1869 the hall passed to John William Handley Davenport who then leased it to a Wakefield Christy. Christy was a member of a well known hatting firm in Stockport, for which the area was well known. There were quite a few hat works in Stockport, even the local football teams nickname is 'the hatters'. When the...more
The Stables Tea Rooms is at the rear of the hall, besides being able to buy ice creams, tea, coffee etc you can also buy sandwiches and even a 3 course lunch.
This building used to be the stables for the hall.
It is open:
April - October Daily 11am-5.15pm
November - March Daily 11am-4.15pm
Inside the hall there is a lovely gift shop selling the usual kind of souvenirs, but also books, candles, pottery and at Christmas time there are Christmas Cards and christmas decorations.
Even though the shop is situated in the hall there is no entrance fee to the shop.
There are a couple of lakes in the park as well as the river, and I love to take bread and feed the ducks and the swans.
We also used to go here when our son was younger collecting conkers :-)
The hall is also used by schools for history lessons.
Concerts and recitcals are held at the hall and outside in the summer months there are Shakespearian plays held.
At one time in the UK you could only marry in either a church or registry office, but now things have changed, laws relaxed and many different types of venues are used for marriage.
You can hire the hall for your marriage ceremony.
This photo shows the rear of the hall and as you can see the christmas tree is there.