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Hoghton Tower

Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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we received a buya gift voucher of our son for a tour and afternoon tea we booked sunday 14th... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stockport, United Kingdom
Arise Sirloin! Said James l (or did he, no video evidence then). Immense historic importance nevertheless and "awesome"

Having passed Hoghton Tower (or rather the bottom of its very long drive)countless times over the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ray S
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Hoghton Tower is one of Lancashire’s gems – come and find out why. A Tudor – Elizabethan manor and the ancestral home of the de Hoghton family, the Tower stands proudly on its hill overlooking the surrounding countryside. Join a guided tour of the...more
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Hoghton PR5 0SH, England
+44 1254 852986
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we received a buya gift voucher of our son for a tour and afternoon tea we booked sunday 14th October. very good tour very informative and a lovely afternoon tea also wonderful views

Thank Anne499520
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having passed Hoghton Tower (or rather the bottom of its very long drive)countless times over the decades, I thought I'd pop in at last although it was a rather damp day not conducive to wandering around the grounds! No sign of the family - they...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on 4 October and went on the 11am tour. We've all been to historic houses and been underwhelmed by lots of badly researched information poorly presented on boards which overwhelm the surroundings. Not here! Here you get Eric, as Lancashire as the hills with...More

1  Thank GC0nn0r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tower is literally a wonderful place to go. castle-like building view is soo amazingly beautiful. It has cute rose garden, the drive to the tower and its serenity- all gives you a great pleasure. recommended place.

Thank mamoonaarshad19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 4 October 2018 and went on the guided tour. The tour was conducted by Eric and it was a fascinating and interesting talk which he gave. It lasted about 90 minutes and gave a wide ranging history of the Towet and its inhabitants...More

Thank knowles159
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you drive along the long but incredibly straight drive, the stunning castle-like building comes into view. The Tower, used as a look-out, was destroyed many years ago but there remains this ancient, fortified, hill-top manor house which occupies a commanding position, 650ft above sea...More

Thank grahamrmoore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful visit to the Tower - the tour was fabulous and well worth it. The guide and everyone there were knowledgable and so very helpful.

1  Thank TheeandMe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Attended a family wedding here and it was absolutely perfect in every way, first time I have been given bubbles to blow over the couple as they walked down, after the wedding service, between a 'tunnel' of their guests. It was lovely. Food was excellent...More

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We travelled to Hoghton Tower which looked amazing but on arrival they had closed signs up. As their website said they were open and a coach was at the gates we drove up the drive but were told by a man that they were closed...More

Thank EdwardH2179
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Don’t visit without taking the tour, it’s fascinating! Monthly farmers markets, craft fairs and lots of other events

Thank SallyC_61
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Keren W
3 June 2018|
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Response from DawnP1969 | Reviewed this property |
Angry Peter is Hoghton Tower's not so friendly ghost, Make sure you say hello to him he likes that lol.
Thomas M
15 April 2017|
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Hello. Well behaved dogs on leads are allowed in the grounds outside the TOwer but not in the courtyards, house or gardens.