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Gawthorpe Hall is a superb Jacobean historic house, nestled in the shadow of Pendle Hill, east Lancashire. Built between 1600 and 1605 for the Shuttleworth family it had an iconic and important role in the local area. On a visit you can see the...more
All reviews national trust knowledgeable guides worth a visit small car park on display tea room is elizabethan house stately home family history training ground victorian times interesting building original features gardens are lovely interesting information long gallery formal gardens
The place has plenty of history and very knowledgeable guides.
It is tucked away slightly and run in conjunction with the council.
You will not take long to look around here allow about 1 to 2 hours for a good visit. No real gardens to...More
From the outside this looks intriguing, sadly you have to be anything but disabled.
There are no lifts, not necessarily their fault, as some of these older style properties do not lend themselves to alterations, still the grounds are picturesque.
This was a wonderful National trust historic house to visit on a break of journey on our way up to Scotland. Its a well preserved and presented building with volunteers in each room who were friendly and able to answer questions and add history stories....More
Called in as was in the area and enjoyed our visit to the Hall and gardens. Welcoming and knowledgeable guides and an excellent textile exhibition. Take care to use the satnav postcode not the one relating to the property.
Gawthorpe Hall helps show that it's NOT all just "grim up north" but in fact places like Burnley have their own proud history with splendid heritage attractions to match those found in more familiar tourist destinations ...and along with the splendid architecture there's a nationally...More
Great walk last week end of September collecting conkers for grandson well kept grounds by NT staff did the Hall last christmas as it was open for Dickensian opening. We live local to the hall and it is great to have all this on our...More
Very cosy with the wood panelling giving a dark effect.As it was a overcast and rainy day could have done with better lighting though.Made it difficult to view some of the paintings.Friendly guides and very interesting textiles exhibition.My only gripe is the parking area is...More