Saturday 17th February – Tours at 12 noon, 1pm & 2pm
Sunday 18th February – Tours at 11am, 12 noon, 1pm & 2pm
Join one of our special tours and travel through time. Be entranced by the stories of a house and a family. The tours span almost 1000 years of history witnessed on this one, hilltop site. From William the Conqueror through to modern times the Tower has witnessed the lives of the de Hoghton family and welcomed many famous visitors. It is said that some of these people still make their spectral presence felt on occasions around the house. Let our knowledgeable and friendly guides lead you through history at Hoghton Tower.
The guided tour lasts approximately 1 hour and includes the State Bedroom, the Ballroom and magnificent Banqueting Hall as well as a host of other rooms, all with their own amazing stories.
Please be aware that this tour does not include the Underground or the Well House.
Tours start promptly at the time booked, please arrive a few minutes before your advertised start time to allow time to walk from the car park and to book in.
The house can be cold at this time of year, so please do wrap up.
Please be aware that on the the third Sunday of each month, it is our popular Farmers’ Market (10am-2pm). There is a site admission fee of £2 per car / pedestrian group (up to 6 people) which will be payable on entry for all visitors (cash only).
Our Gardens are closed during the Winter Season, as we prepare them for opening in the Spring.
The starting point for the tour is accessed either via two flights of stone steps without a handrail or, alternatively, a single flight of narrower stones steps with a handrail. The tour itself involves a number of flights of stairs and different, sometimes, uneven floor surfaces. Please be aware that unfortunately, prams / pushchairs are not permitted on the house tour. For more information, please refer to the Facilities and Access page on our website.
By booking one of our tours you are helping the Hoghton Tower Preservation Trust (Registered Charity: 508357) preserve this beautiful historic building and its ground so that generations to come can continue to enjoy this unique piece of Lancashire’s heritage. Thank you.
All bookings are non-refundable and non-transferrable, please check the details carefully and ensure that you can commit to the date and time before you complete your booking as regrettably, we are unable to accommodate any changes once your booking is finalised.
If we have to cancel your booking for any reason, you will be offered a full refund or the opportunity to transfer your ticket to an alternative session (subject to availability).