Family fun down on the farm at Tatton Park this Bank Holiday

A FUN-FILLED celebration of country life promises a great family day out.

Tatton Park’s farm is hosting a traditional English English fayre over the Bank Holiday weekend.

A feast of activities will be on offer from Saturday, August 27 to Monday, August 29, from 11am to 4pm.

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Children can try their hand at an egg and spoon race or put their strength to the test in a tug-of-war.

Youngsters can have a go at a circus skills workshop before watching professionals perform at the end of the afternoon.

Ferret racing, archery and falconry demonstrations are among some of the many other attractions.

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Live entertainment will be provided by Morris dancers plus piping and drumming bands.

A barbecue will be serving lunch using fresh farm produce.

Jayne Chapman, farm manager at Tatton Park, said: “It sounds like a cliché but there really is something for everyone.

“We know that on bank holiday weekends, different generations love to come together as a family.

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“Our country fayre is a perfect day out for all ages.”

Visitors can wander round the farm and meet farmyard favourites including newly hatched chicks.

A steam engine will be fired up and running.

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There will be a chance to watch a milking demonstration or browse stalls run by Darlington James and The Grateful Sheep Company.

North Cheshire Spinners will introduce visitors to a selection of crafts.

Standard farm and parkland entry applies.

Visitors are advised to book early to avoid disappointment. To book visit

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