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Hoghton Tower

Type:Historic House

Hoghton, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0SH

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Tel: 01254 852 986

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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£11.00 per ticket
Adult Ticket without Gift Aid£10.00 per ticket
Concession Ticket£9.00 per ticket
Concession Ticket without Gift Aid£8.10 per ticket
Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children)£33.00 per ticket
Family Ticket without Gift Aid£30.00 per ticket
Gardens only£2.20 per ticket
Gardens Only without Gift Aid£2.00 per ticket
Under 5sFree

Admission £11.00 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, 16th June 2019 - Sunday, 16th June 2019

Classic Car Show & June Farmers' MarketClassic Car Show & June Farmers' Market Sunday 16th June 2019 Enjoy Father's Day at Hoghton Tower with a Classic Car Show & Farmers' Market Father's Day Special plus Hoghton Tower regular established Farmers Market included.
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Sunday, 16th June 2019 - Sunday, 16th June 2019

Sunday, 21st July 2019 - Sunday, 21st July 2019

Sunday, 18th August 2019 - Sunday, 18th August 2019

Sunday, 15th September 2019 - Sunday, 15th September 2019

Sunday, 20th October 2019 - Sunday, 20th October 2019

Sunday, 17th November 2019 - Sunday, 17th November 2019

Sunday, 15th December 2019 - Sunday, 15th December 2019

Monday, 20th January 2020 - Monday, 20th January 2020

Merchant of Hoghton Farmers MarketCome and browse the wonderful stalls at our farmers’ market and get the finest locally sourced goods from local traders. Not only this but you can also buy foods from around the world including Chinese and Mediterranean.
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Sunday, 21st July 2019 - Sunday, 21st July 2019

Treasure Island Outdoor Theatre PerformanceJoin Chapterhouse Theatre Company for this brand-new adaptation of everyone's favourite swashbuckling pirate adventure: Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. When he stumbles across a coveted treasure map, young Jim Hawkins finds himself on an epic adventure in the hope of finding Treasure...
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Sunday, 1st September 2019 - Sunday, 1st September 2019

Classic Cars at Hoghton TowerClassics at Hoghton Tower Classic Car Show taking place on Sunday 1st September Enjoy a whole day out at Hoghton Tower to see classic cars on display on our Tilting Green.
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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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