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Samlesbury Hall

Preston New Rd, Samlesbury, Preston PR5 0UP, UK

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About Samlesbury Hall

Samlesbury Hall is a historic house in Samlesbury, Lancashire, England, six miles east of Preston. It was built in 1325 by Gilbert de Southworth, and was the primary home of the Southworth family until the early 17th century. The Hall has history from every age. With the turbulent tales of its Catholic families, witches, and the haunting of Lady Dorothy, a captivating insight into life from the early 14th to the 21st century is all waiting to be discovered.



Attractions near Samlesbury Hall

Brockholes3.83km from Samlesbury Hall

Brockholes is Lancashire Wildlife Trust's flagship nature reserve, a former quarry that has been transformed into a haven for birds, insects, mammals, plants and amphibians.  The reserve is aimed less at dedicated bird-watchers and nature lovers than the general public of the big cities.  it offers a wide range of events throughout the year and over 250 acres of trails and hides.

Hoghton Tower4.1km from Samlesbury Hall

Hoghton Tower is an Elizabethan-era mansion house that has subsequently been extensively modified.  The Grade I listed building was originally built in 1109 and was the ancestral home of the de Hoghton family. It makes the perfect day out for all kinds of visitors, with so many things to see, do, and admire. The tower is also home to the Vaio Tea Room, the perfect place to relax with a hot drink and a treat after exploring the grounds and gardens.

Ribchester Roman Museum5.27km from Samlesbury Hall

Ribchester Roman Museum is located in the beautiful countryside of the Ribble Valley. The museum was built above the remains of the headquarters building of the Roman Fort in 1914 and opened to the public the following year. Roman Ribchester is brought to life by dramatic displays, which contain a life size cavalryman, Roman legionary and exciting interactive exhibits.

Lancashire Infantry Museum7.53km from Samlesbury Hall

This is the  "largest Regimental archive and the premier centre for military historical research in the North of England and it has the largest regimental military heritage collection in the North of England, and possibly the whole country with over 60,000 items catalogued.  This Museum provides a most unusual museum experience that covers over 300 years of our history with the prime appeal being to those who served or have family members who served in the present or ancestor Regiments.

Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library8.34km from Samlesbury Hall

A majestic art gallery and museum located in  Preston, Lancashire. It has a remarkable collections of fine art, costume and textiles, ceramics and glass, and history are all housed in a stunning Grade I listed building. It also has the largest collection of scent bottles in the UK, along with glass, ceramics, textiles and exhibits relating to Preston's history.

Covered Market8.38km from Samlesbury Hall

A busy traditional coastal market offering a great shopping experience. This Market has over 150 indoor and outdoor stalls. It was built in 1875.

Where is Samlesbury Hall

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Lancashire77 attractions

Lancashire is a ceremonial county and geographical area in North West England. The county has some spectacular coastal landscapes, from the stunning sweep of Morecambe bay to the gay promenade of Blackpool - a popular seaside resort since Victorian times. Morecambe bay has over 120 sq miles of mud flats, home to a wide range of sea birds and wildlife, forming an important northern winter sanctuary.