Stately Homes, Castles and Gardens to Visit in Lancashire

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Showing 9 properties in Lancashire

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Browsholme Hall - Lancashire
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Built in 1507, the house retains its Elizabethan facade whilst the west wing was recast in Regency style by Sir Jeffrey Wyatville. Portraits include Devis and Romney, and collections include arms, armour and antiques from stone age axes to fragments of a ... read more
Hoghton Tower - Lancashire
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Situated in Lancashire between Preston and Blackburn, this Elizabethan fortified hilltop Manor House, is the ancestral home of the de Hoghton family. Built in 1565, the Tower has played host to many famous figures in history including William Shakespeare ... read more
Leighton Hall - Lancashire
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Mid-18th century house 'gothicised' in 1822 for Richard Gillow, of the famous furniture firm. Much early Gillow furniture is shown in the house, which was extended in the 1870s by Paley & Austin to include a high tower.

One of the most ... read more
Stonyhurst College - Lancashire
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16th century manor house, now home to a Catholic independent co-educational boarding and day school. Contains dormitories, library, chapels, school-rooms and historical apartments. read more
Samlesbury Hall - Lancashire
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Built in 1325, Samlesbury Hall is steeped in fascinating history, retaining its original typical black and white exterior. Enjoy intrigue, witchcraft and centuries of enthralling times gone by throughout their archive rooms. Saved from demolition in the... read more
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A garden of 12 acres. The setting is in a valley cut of the surrounding fields over millennia by a tributary of the river Lune called Artle Beck. The sound of water is ever-present. The terraces descend from the house to the lake, and are planted with ... read more
Towneley Hall - Lancashire
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Historic House, Museum and Art Gallery set within Historic park and woodlands. Large collection of 19th century oil and water colour paintings, Lancashire made furniture, period rooms, formal gardens and small craft museum.

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Lytham Hall - Lancashire
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The finest Georgian house in Lancashire. Completed in 1764, on the site of an earlier Benedictine monastery and a Jacobean house, with Victorian additions. The Long Gallery survives from the Jacobean property.

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Astley Hall - Lancashire
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Astley Hall is a museum and art gallery housed within a Grade I listed historic house. The Hall is set within the beautiful surroundings of Astley Park which include historic woodland, a lake, a fully renovated Victorian walled garden alongside clean and ... read more