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Astley Hall

Astley Park, Chorley PR7 1XA, England
+44 1257 515151
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Jewel in Chorley's Crown

Beautifully restored old stately home with magnificent ceilings in the main reception rooms... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
candam
,
Manchester
Great visit

The house is interesting. The park is vast and well worth strolling around. Good for children and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tina h
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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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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Astley Park, Chorley PR7 1XA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautifully restored old stately home with magnificent ceilings in the main reception rooms. Interesting selection of furnishings all set in a superb park and with an interesting walled garden at the rear.

Thank candam
Reviewed 2 days ago

The house is interesting. The park is vast and well worth strolling around. Good for children and dogs to run around. Plenty of seating to sit and take in the tranquillity of it. The cafe is well worth trying. Had coffee and cake. Very reasonably...More

Thank tina h
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a find - a good day out - the Hall is fantastic along with the parkland for walking and a lovely cuppa in the cafe afterwards (Cafe Ambio). The ornate ceilings in the Hall are glorious! Best of all it is free along with...More

Thank MC2016z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the Lancashire Royal show that took place here . If was a great place to visit . The site was well organised. There was plenty of parking which was free . We attended on the Saturday it was a lovely day out ....More

Thank Loobylou1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love comming to Astley hall it is a good day out and Good if you like your history good for kids to they can get a wee explorer paper also the lake next to it is lovely they have put a nice waterfall on it...More

Thank munrokatie273
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in to see our local hall, staff very friendly, explained about anything we asked regarding pictures, history and 'ghost stories'. Included a lovely walk in the park, coffee and Ice cream as you do, good few hours of frest air and chats.

Thank catherineblackledge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful house well worth a visit. Sadly opening times are limited outside of summer school holidays.

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was held in the grounds for the 3rd year in the grounds of Astley Hall. The exhibits were of the highest standard & I think it will soon be as notable as some of the better known shows. The walled garden managed completely by...More

Thank Sheila J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a huge park with quite good playing areas and indoor and outdoor cafe. The lake view was nice. The kids spent great time there and keep asking for more visits!

Thank agfoad
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A wonderous garden, house and park. First time visit and was blown away. Amazing inspiring views and lovely place to visit with the family

Thank Amanda R
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Wendy Lyn E
24 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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Betty W
11 August 2016|
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Response from K_B556 | Reviewed this property |
The hall was not open but good access around the grounds
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