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Samlesbury Hall

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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overnight stay in a shepherd's hut

Spent a lovely day visiting this magnificent Hall during half term week. If you like history then... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sarah W
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
A must place to visit

Today I visited Samlesbury Hall with my husband and six friends. Entry was free, so we made a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
F6658KOmarian
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Built in 1325 Samlesbury Hall is steeped in fascinating history, retaining its original typical black and white exterior, the Hall is almost equidistant between Blackburn and Preston, yet retaining a rural feel. Saved from demolition in the 1920’s...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Samlesbury Hall Preston New Road, Samlesbury PR5 0UP, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from an amazing weekend at the magical Shepherds Huts at Samlesbury Hall. We arrived at 2.30 and set up at the huts. We are a family of four and our friends, and their children, occupied another two huts. The huts are...More

8  Thank Nicola M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 April 2013

My friend and I visited Samlesbury Hall on a Friday afternoon as a treat for her birthday. Unfortunately it didn't live up to our expectations. We arrived and it felt quite special to be in this lovely surroundings but as soon as we entered the...More

5  Thank TAJ0905
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent a lovely day visiting this magnificent Hall during half term week. If you like history then this place has plenty!! We enjoyed hearing tales about the occupants and owners from Ian a very entertaining volunteer/guide! We enjoyed coffee in the wafflery and a great...More

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Today I visited Samlesbury Hall with my husband and six friends. Entry was free, so we made a voluntary contribution for our visit. We were greeted by a very well informed gentleman inside the entrance whose knowledge of the Halls’ history was very entertaining, especially...More

1  Thank F6658KOmarian
Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and my friend/carer have become regulars. Ian on the front desk is very helpful and thanks to him we may have found where young Richard De hoghton and his 2 companions were found buried or rather their skeletons. Richard was innoccent. You know Dorothy...More

1  Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 6 days ago

so why not visit. full of history and architectural interest, café shop and restaurant open from 11 oclock. links with the pendle witches of 1610

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Sharon J, General Manager at Samlesbury Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so very much for your lovely comments We do open at 10 now Why not come and dine soon ?

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were up visiting daughter and looking for somewhere to go out for the day with a baby and saw this on TripAdvisor. What a find, amazing house where you could go almost anywhere and with easy to see information, Bees a nice little shop...More

Thank Phil Y
Sharon J, General Manager at Samlesbury Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Phil... thank you so very much This is what we are her to do... see visitors happy See you soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Half term day out - Clean, great ice cream and coffee, free parking and helpful staff. Well done Salmesbury Hall!

Thank Mel C
Sharon J, General Manager at Samlesbury Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mel Thanks ... see you soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have just returned from our visit to Samlesbury Hall. We chose our meals whilst waiting for our table and ordered at the same time as being seated. I had to chase our drinks order after 25minutes and I was told that ours would be coming...More

2  Thank uk_traveller4
Sharon J, General Manager at Samlesbury Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello traveller4, I have discussed your issues with our restaurant manager Alice. I am so very sorry that you feel that you were kept waiting. We do have a computer system that give very accurate readings with respect to the delivery time. Alice was also...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house is magnificent and, surprisingly free to enter. Unlike many houses there were very few restrictions on were you could go or on looking at the items on display. Very interesting history of the house. We were treated to a marvellous and interesting talk...More

1  Thank knowles159
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

would recommend this place highly, beautiful ground, beautiful hall and extremely lovely staff, take a few hours out of your day to relax and unwind in one of Lancashire hidden gems, the history of this place is immense and needs to be passed down to...More

1  Thank Shanidajo S
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We booked 4 shepherds huts for a two night stay as we were attending a wedding in the Hall. When we arrived we found that three of the four had a very unpleasant smell coming from the drains. One hut had a wet lower bunk...More

2  Thank deannerut
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3jays
2 September 2018|
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Response from Angie K | Reviewed this property |
No you need to take your own
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Hudds71
31 May 2018|
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Response from Sharon J | Property representative |
Hello So sorry we don’t We are looking at loaning out cool boxes ! But we don’t quite have them just yet
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Perky25
25 March 2018|
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Response from Heather A | Reviewed this property |
No it's all included and very comfy it is too :)
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