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Samlesbury Hall

Type: Historic House

Preston New Road
Samlesbury
Preston
Lancashire
PR5 0UP

Tel: 01254 812010

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Samlesbury Hall

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. Saved from demolition in the 1920’s by six local businessmen, it remains in the Charitable Trust today with the aim of maintaining and keeping open for visitors to enjoy.

With the turbulent history of catholic families, the haunting of Lady Dorothy Southworth (and others), a captivating insight into life from the early 14th to the early 20th century is all waiting to be discovered.

Samlesbury Hall also offers the very best of Lancashire, with exhibitions from local artists, small antiques and collectibles, and a gift shop, which sells high quality Lancashire produce.

The extensive grounds are delightful and even include a small selection of animals in an ever increasing menagerie. The gardens also feed the kitchen and the award-winning restaurant and coffee lounge.

Samlesbury Hall is open to visitors all year round and promises something for all the family.

Accommodation at Samlesbury Hall ranges from the four star luxury lodge to the cosy eco camping pods, all set within the stunning grounds. The Hall is also set to introduce a variety of beautiful shepherds huts in 2016 (all complete with heat, light, and en-suite). Watch the website for more details…

Samlesbury Hall also offers itself as a truly unique wedding venue, available exclusively to the wedding party on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. The Hall also hosts all manner of functions throughout the year.

If you’d like to take a look at the Hall as a potential venue, just get in touch and a member of the team will arrange to meet you for a coffee and a chat about your function.

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Sunday, 7th August 2016 - Sunday, 7th August 2016

Sunday, 4th September 2016 - Sunday, 4th September 2016

Simon Entwistle's Spooky tours of the Hall
more info

Sunday, 14th August 2016 - Sunday, 14th August 2016

Sunday, 21st August 2016 - Sunday, 21st August 2016

King Henry VIII's Tours of the Hall
more info

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsTaste Lancashire Highest Quality Assured Taste Lancashire Highest Quality Assured 2013
  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Silver) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Silver) 2014
  • National Awards***Member of Marketing Lancashire ***Member of Marketing Lancashire 2014

Opening Times

Samlesbury Hall (18 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)
DayTimes
Monday11:0016:00*
Tuesday11:0016:00*
Wednesday11:0016:00*
Thursday11:0016:00*
Friday11:0016:00*
SaturdayClosed*
Sunday11:0016:00*

* Please check with the Hall - they do close on Saturdays and occasional Fridays for weddings and private functions.
Always open on Bank Holidays, apart from New Year's Day and Boxing Day.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Admission to the Hall and Ground is free, except on event days when we charge a small admission fee to include the extra entertainment on offer.

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