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Gawthorpe Hall

Type:Historic House

Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 8SD

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An Elizabethan gem in the heart of industrial Lancashire, built between 1600 and 1605 Gawthorpe Hall was the family seat of the Shuttleworth family for over 300 years. Inside the house you will find period rooms on display from the 1850 remodelling by renowned architect Sir Charles Barry and Pugin as well as original plasterwork ceilings, panelling and the impressive Long Gallery.

Also on display are over 200 pieces from the nationally important Gawthorpe Textile collection.

The National Potrait Gallery has loaned over 20 paintings to the Hall all of which illustrate its fascinating connections and history, particulary with the English Civil War. Gawthorpe Hall is an artistic and historic treasure trove in the middle of industrial Lancashire.

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£6.00 per ticket
Concession£4.00 per ticket
Guided Tour£7.00 per ticket
Up to 16 years old, accompaniedFree

For further information on their Xplorer Tickets and the fantastic savings on offer, please visit lancashire.gov.uk/museums

Opening Times

2019 (27 Mar 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday - Sunday12:00 - 17:00*

* Also open on Bank Holiday Mondays –22 April, 6 May, 27 May & 26 August.
Allow at least 90 minutes for your visit. Last entry to the Hall 4.30pm.
Open Saturday 30 Nov & Sun 1 Dec for the Victorian Christmas weekend.

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

Events

Sunday, 29th September 2019 - Sunday, 29th September 2019

Discovering Miss Rachel's GawthorpeTake a trip into the past and discover what Gawthorpe Hall was like when Miss Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth lived and grew up her. Famous for her fabulous collection of textiles that are housed and displayed in the Hall, Miss Rachel also had a great love for her family home which she enjoyed sharing with…
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Sunday, 6th October 2019 - Sunday, 6th October 2019

Gawthorpe Hall Fun PalaceFun Palaces an annual event made by local people for their own communities, bringing together arts and sciences, crafts, tech and digital, free and fun. Demonstrations of a range of different textile techniques - weaving, patchwork etc from the Friends of Gawthorpe Hall (in the Library on the…
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Sunday, 13th October 2019 - Sunday, 13th October 2019

The FamiliarsThis event is a must for every fan of the bestselling novel The Familiars, set at Gawthorpe Hall in the early 17th century. Discover the real 17th century Gawthorpe brought to life by costumed reenactors, they will show what everyday life was like for women and men of the period. Plus during the…
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Sunday, 27th October 2019 - Sunday, 27th October 2019

Gawthorpe Pumpkin TrailJoin us on a muddy autumnal hunt round the grounds of Gawthorpe Hall. £2.50 per child, drop-in between 1-4pm Wear suitable clothing.
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Saturday, 7th December 2019 - Sunday, 8th December 2019

A Victorian ChristmasDiscover a truly festive Christmas. The Hall will be trimmed and decorated, the dining room set for Christmas dinner; Father Christmas and festive activities for the children, and the housekeeper in the kitchen will be sharing the secrets of a great plum pudding.
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Gradings

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VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

Directions

Road Directions

From M65 Junction 8, follow the signs to Padiham town centre, then travel out of Padiham towards Burnley. Gawthorpe Hall is on the main Padiham to Burnley road, on the left hand side.

Public Transport Directions

The Burnley & Pendle Mainline Bus stops at the end of the driveway to the Hall on Burnley Road/Victoria Road, Padiham (from Burnley Bus Station).
Rail: To Burnley Barracks and Burnley, Manchester Road stations.

Facilities

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  • Event Venue
  • Family Fun
  • Outdoor
  • Toilets

Establishment Features

  • Disabled Access/Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Coaches Welcome
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

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