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27th – 28th May – War of the Roses

Posted on 27th Feb 2021 | Mark

War of the Roses – Sat 27th – Sun 28th May

10.30am – 4pm (last admission 3pm)

Sir John Savile’s Household are back at Hoghton Tower for two days of encampment, living history, demonstrations, drills and more! Great fun for all the family. The attendance of little knights in armour is encouraged!

Timetable for the day (subject to change)

The Encampment Opens at 10.30am –

Living history displays around the campsite will be open all day.

11am – First Combat Display / Weapons Display – Archery & Guns, followed by “Have a go Archery”

12 noon Lunch break, encampment remains open to view.

1pm Mummers Style Play

2pm Second Combat Display / Weapons Talk – Bill Drill, leading on to kids bill drill.

3pm Third Combat Display – Guns

Admission fee: Adult £6.00 pp, Children £4.00pp, Under 5s free

Site Entry ticket includes gardens.

Tearoom open 11am – 4pm (last entry 3:30pm)

Gardens open 10:30am – 4pm (last entry 3:30pm)

Guided House Tours – War of the Roses Weekend Special  available £7.50pp, prebook online (recommended) with your site admission.

Afternoon Tea bookings available, prebook online (essential) with your site admission

If you are booking a house tour or an afternoon tea, please add your site admission to the basket first.

This is a fundraising event for the Hoghton Tower Preservation Trust (Registered Charity Number: 508357). Admission income is in aid of the Trust and will help us run, maintain and restore this historic site. 


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).

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