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Astley Hall

Astley Park, Chorley PR7 1XA, England
+44 1257 515151
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Always something different

A lovely park where there is always something happening especially in the summer. Don't miss Astley... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LMSLancashire
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Lancashire
A Sunday Afternoon Visit.

This is a Grade 1 Listed building, parts of which date from around the 1600's. It not a large hall... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
OldBear
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Lancashire, England
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One of Lancashire's most historic halls set in the beautiful park of the same name. The history of the Hall itself is full of intrigue, with stories of plotting and religious turmoil. It dates back to Elizabethan times with changes and additions over the centuries, all helping make a visit to the Hall a fascinating and enjoyable experience. This grade 1 listed building is the jewel in Chorley's crown, with stunning plaster work and architectural features. As the town's museum and art gallery it is also home to items of local historical interest. William Shakespeare and Oliver Cromwell are some of the famous guests to stay at the hall.
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“walled garden” (24 reviews)
“pets corner” (30 reviews)
“lovely park” (25 reviews)
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Astley Park, Chorley PR7 1XA, England
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+44 1257 515151
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely park where there is always something happening especially in the summer. Don't miss Astley Hall ( check opening times) and visit Cafe Ambio. Great for all ages and for a slow ramble or energetic walk.

Thank LMSLancashire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Grade 1 Listed building, parts of which date from around the 1600's. It not a large hall but there are plenty of interesting things to see and learn about. We received a nice warm welcome from one of the volunteers known as...More

Thank OldBear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a little walk & was pleasantly surprised by this lovely place. First of all- plenty of free parking...not many places offer this anymore! Then free admission too- great!! The park is a decent size with lots of great facilities too. We...More

1  Thank Jowilson00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully restored hall sits proudly at the top of Astley Park. Ideal coffee shop and cafe next door in the courtyard. Overlooks restored lake with bird watching opportunities.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this park, it's ideal for waliking the dog. Chorley council deserve a pat on the back for keeping the park as clean and user friendly as they do.. It's a shame some dog users aren't as public spirited and are quite happy to...More

Thank Poppyblue
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Beautiful place for a walk and smoke, lots for children to do ranging from ages 8 months to 16 years

Thank Ruby C
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Having always lived in Chorley I know the Park and Hall well. Always good for a long walk either along the paths or through the wooded areas. In recent years development has occurred leading to good play areas and pets corner, Redevelopment of both the...More

Thank LancashireMariet
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Great for walking and picnics in summer. Ducks to feed too and a great play area for kiddie. Also a zip wire which is recommended for kiddies but a bit off adult fun did us no harm. Get on it!

Thank vickimam123
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely park for a great walk and if you love anything historical go and visit the Hall. It’s great! Sunrise is amazing view from here in the summer - can get some brilliant shots

Thank Smg2904
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Council owned property - fantastic for free, small but pretty grounds. Hall itself has various xmas bits and pieces on in the run up to christmas - this place is well used by locals but few out of the area visit . Coffee shop good...More

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Amy M
12 November 2017|
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Response from K A | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are proper paths through the park to all three entrances and the paths through the woods (Bluebells and daffodils and snowdrops depending on season ) are accessible too. We often see groups of mums pushing buggies... More
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saiqanawaz11
21 August 2017|
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Wendy Lyn E
23 May 2017|
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Response from larraine72 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry the answer is late but yes dogs were in the grounds but kept on leads due to the children's and pets areas. Didn't notice any in the Hall.
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