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Historic Houses

Many of Lancashire’s towns and villages were mentioned in the Doomsday Book and while not many historic houses have lasted 1,000 years, there are various period properties and historic houses built more recently, especially during the wealthy Industrial Revolution period. Discover rich interiors in Elizabethan Gawthorpe Hall; scare yourself silly on a ghost tour of Towneley Hall or watch birds of prey soaring to the backdrop of the gothic towers of Leighton Hall.

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    Historic House

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    Preston

    Built in 1325 Samlesbury Hall is steeped in fascinating history, retaining its original typical black and white exterior, the Hall is almost equidistant between Blackburn and Preston, yet retaining a rural feel.

  2. Type

    Museum

    Location:

    Lancaster

    A tiny, intriguing 18th-Century cottage spread over 5 floors is the Cottage Museum, offering an intimate glimpse of early Victorian life. Come and meet the Victorian housekeeper and discover gadgets and utensils used in the 19th Century.

  3. Type

    Historic House

    Location:

    Burnley

    An Elizabethan Gem in industrial Lancashire, period rooms, work by Charles Barry and Pugin, nationally important Rachel Kay - Shuttleworth textile collection, National Portrait Gallery paintings, connections to English Civil War.

  4. Type

    Museum

    Location:

    Lancaster

    Built in the centre of Lancaster against the backdrop of Lancaster Castle this elegant, Grade I listed building is Lancaster's oldest town house. The house was originally home to Thomas Covell, Keeper of Lancaster Castle and notorious witch hunter.

  5. Type

    Historic House

    Location:

    Carnforth

    Leighton Hall is the award winning lived-in house of the famous Lancaster furniture making Gillow dynasty. Explore the house and enjoy the pretty gardens and grounds, tearooms, plant conservatory, caterpillar maze and children’s play area

  6. Type

    Historic House

    Location:

    Clitheroe


    Browsholme Hall has been the ancestral home of the Parkers, Bowbearers of the Forest of Bowland since the time Tudor times. Today it is still the family’s home and visitors are invited to enjoy its magnificent architecture, fabulous interiors and antique furnishings set in the stunning landscape...

  7. Add Alston Hall to your Itinerary

    Alston Hall

    Type

    Historic House

    Location:

    Longridge

    Situated in the heart of the Ribble Valley, Alston Hall offers a rich programme of adult learning, quality conference facilities and a stunning venue for weddings or private functions.

  8. Add Haworth Art Gallery (Tiffany Glass) to your Itinerary

    Haworth Art Gallery (Tiffany Glass)

    Type

    Historic House

    Location:

    Accrington

    The Haworth Art Gallery is an Edwardian house set in a park with internationally renowned collection of Tiffany Glass on permanent display. The Haworth Art Gallery houses the finest collection of Tiffany Art Glass in public hands outside America.

  9. Add Astley Hall Museum and Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    Astley Hall Museum and Art Gallery

    Type

    Historic House

    Location:

    Astley Village, Chorley

    Astley Hall dates from 1580 with subsequent additions. Unique collections of furniture including a fine Elizabethan bed and the famous Shoval Board Table.

  10. Add Stonyhurst College to your Itinerary

    Stonyhurst College

    Type

    Historic House

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    One of the largest buildings in the North West. This magnificent 16thC manor house is home to a famous Catholic co-educational independent boarding and day school. Tours include dormitories, library, chapels and school rooms.

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