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My partner and I many years ago have taken part on the day time tour of this magnificent building... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
linh0w
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Creepy tour!

Hoghton Tower is a great activity for all the family! Me and my family went for the 'Creepy Tour... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Rose3116
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England, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 31 October 2018

My partner and I many years ago have taken part on the day time tour of this magnificent building, but on 29/10/2018 we attend the evening on the Ghost Tour. We had a 2 course meal before we started the tour, this is in with...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Hoghton Tower is a great activity for all the family! Me and my family went for the 'Creepy Tour!' as at the time it was coming up to Halloween! We had a tour guide who was very friendly and good with the kids! There is...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2018

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

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

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

1  Thank Ray S
Reviewed 8 October 2018

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

2  Thank GC0nn0r
Reviewed 7 October 2018

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.

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Reviewed 4 October 2018 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

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

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

1  Thank grahamrmoore
Reviewed 24 September 2018

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 18 September 2018

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

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KerenVisser
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Response from stevehA9635GB | Reviewed this property |
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Thomas M
31 July 2017|
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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.
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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.
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