Samlesbury Hall



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A well restored half-timbered manor house, built during the 14th and 15th centuries, and set in five acres of beautiful grounds. Costumed tours are free on Sundays. Delightful grounds, including children's playground and mini menagerie. Gift shop, Bee and Heritage Centre, wafflery and ice-cream parlour. Stay in the new Shepherd's hut Hamlet.

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Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
Samlesbury Hall
Preston New Road, SAMLESBURY, Preston, PR5 0UP
Phone : 01254 812010


  • Parking onsite
  • Parking nearby
  • Cafe
  • Ground floor fully accessible, upper floor accessible via chair lift
  • Facilities: Stair lift, wheelchair available
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, Sun-Fri 10-4. Closed 25-26 Dec, 1 Jan and occasional Fri

About the area

Discover Lancashire

Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.

The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.

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