Visit Hoghton Tower

Discover the thousand-year history and natural beauty, the underground passages and wonderful walled-gardens.

Discover a lavish banqueting hall, walk in the footsteps of kings, and admire sweeping views.

Discover Hoghton Tower: England’s story, brought to life on a day out in Lancashire.

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Take in the beauty and history, have one of our friendly volunteers guide you, enjoy the gardens, or indulge yourself with a delightful Afternoon Tea (you might appreciate the walking after that … ). There’s a wide range of year-round events, too: seasonal garden trails, monthly Farmers’ Markets, live theatre and spooky tours to name a few.

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Family Day Out

Ghosts, a witches’ kitchen, spooky underground passages, dolls’ houses, delicious cakes, great coffee, and plenty of space for running around: our varied events, interesting activities, friendly experts and endless stories mean the past is always the present at Hoghton Tower.

"My grandson was spellbound"

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Take A Tower Tour

Whether it’s digital or in person, our guided tours take you to the heart of the house, expose its secrets and wrap you in its history.

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Hoghton Tower has been hosting masques, balls and banquets throughout the centuries – why not make your next family gathering or celebration one of them?


Did you fall in love in Lancashire, or with Lancashire? Or both? Celebrate your unforgettable day surrounded by Hoghton Tower’s splendour and intimacy. Magical gardens and grounds, courtyards, archways, oak-panelled halls and amazing views wherever you look: a memorable ceremony in a fairy-tale setting, filled with the county’s inimitable warmth.

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The Hoghton Tower Preservation Trust is the charity that takes care of the public parts of Hoghton Tower, the gardens and all the history. It is responsible for the upkeep of this beautiful building which costs over £200K a year to run and maintain, as well as planning for its future. We are always grateful for whatever help visitors can give, whether that be by making a donation or joining our team of volunteers and guides (Charity Number 508357)

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