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Hoghton Tower

Type:Historic House

Hoghton, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0SH

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Hoghton Tower

Set in magnificent grounds, situated 650ft above sea level and approached by a steep, straight 0.75 mile long drive is Hoghton Tower, a 16th-century Elizabethan fortified manor-house. The ancestral home of the de Hoghton family, Hoghton Tower has been a part of Lancashire’s landscape since 1565. Join a guided tour of the panelled state rooms to hear about the history of the house, the family and the distinguished guests who have enjoyed the Tower over the centuries.

Stroll through the beautiful walled gardens and take in the views. Kids will love the underground passages, the ramparts, dungeons and doll house collection. Take a browse in the gift shop and finish your day out in the tea room. Private tours and School tours available throughout the year with prior appointment. On the third Sunday of each month, come to our Farmers Market – ‘The Merchant of Hoghton’- a celebration of regional produce.

Hoghton Tower offers absolute exclusivity for wedding receptions, private functions and conferences in the great Banqueting Hall. The Irishman’s Tower provides luxury accommodation for two in these historic surroundings. All income raised benefits the Hoghton Tower Preservation Trust – preserving heritage for all.

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£10.00 per ticket
Child Ticket£8.00 per ticket
Concession£8.00 per ticket
Grounds only£2.20 per ticket
Under 5sFree

Admission £10.00 per adult for the guided tour of the house and access to gardens.
Access to the courtyards, gift shop and tearooms is free of charge
Concessions for OAPs, students and children. All include gift aid.

Opening Times

Open (1 Apr 2019 - 7 Oct 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 15:00

* House tours every hour, 11am-3pm. Tea room open 10am-4pm.

Events

Sunday, 23rd December 2018 - Sunday, 23rd December 2018

Christmas Carols with Santa & His ElvesWhat better way to welcome Christmas than taking a seat in our beautiful Banqueting hall by a roaring fireside with Santa and his elves to listen to traditional Christmas Carols performed by Hoghton in Harmony.
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Saturday, 6th April 2019 - Saturday, 6th April 2019

Spring Plant Hunters' Fair at Hoghton TowerPlant Hunters' Fair at the wonderful Hoghton Tower with entry to the plant fair at just £1 - in aid of Hoghton Tower Preservation Trust. It's a great time to get out in the garden and get planning and planting for the year ahead and where better to get inspiration than at a Plant Hunters Fair.
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Sunday, 7th April 2019 - Sunday, 7th April 2019

Motorcycle Sprint 2019The 43rd Hoghton Tower motorcycle sprint will take place on Sunday 7th April 2019.
more info

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

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

Directions

Road Directions

Situated midway between Preston and Blackburn on the A675 - the Old Road. Using the motorway it can be reached via M65 jct 3 (5 mins), M6 jcts 28 & 29 and M61 jct 8.

Public Transport Directions

Preston Railway Station (25mins) has frequent main line services linking London and Scotland. Bus number 152 stops at the end of the driveway and travels between Preston and Blackburn (please ring for details).

Facilities

Other

  • Concessionary Admission Charges
  • Conference & Meeting Facilities
  • Energy Saving Measures - Lighting
  • Event Venue
  • Family Fun
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Local
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Min group size
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Open All Year
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Outdoor
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Parking (free)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Protect & Encourage Local Flora & Fauna
  • Recycling Policy - Glass
  • Recycling Policy - Plastics
  • Toilets
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Use and Promote Local Produce

Accessibility

  • Facility for service dogs

Establishment Features

  • Conference Facilities
  • Disabled Access/Toilets
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Other

Languages spoken

  • Polish spoken
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - French
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Italian

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • Coaches Welcome
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special Group Rates
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Groups accepted
  • In countryside

Specialist Features

  • Aim to Attract Conferences & Business meetings

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Packed lunches available

Venue Facilities

  • Theatre

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