Halls and Towers • Preston Guild City
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Preston Guild City

Halls and Towers

Salmesbury Hall exterior, Preston

A haven for heritage and history lovers...

Preston is home to two magnificent historical buildings, Hoghton Tower and Samlesbury Hall. These impressive homes deliver a magical day out, with lots to explore, cafes to relax in and diverse events to enjoy.

Hoghton Tower - enchanting hilltop manor house

Hoghton Tower, the ancestral home of the de Hoghton family, is a grade I listed building dating back to the 1500s.

Magnificent views of Lancashire can be enjoyed from the hilltop manor house and sometimes the Lake District and North Wales too!

Steeped in history, Hoghton Tower offers something for everyone including tours of the house, walks through the gardens, a regular farmer’s market and The Vaio Tea Room if you fancy a coffee and cake. A variety of events also take place across the year. 

For more information check out Hoghton Tower.

Samlesbury Hall - stunning medieval stately home

Built in 1325, this beautiful half-timbered black and white medieval house was originally a family home.

Take a walk round the house and discover the fascinating history. You can also enjoy a tour of the grounds, where you can feed hens and throw a penny in the fountain before relaxing with a cup of tea and cake in the award winning restaurant.

Open all year round, Samlesbury Hall also has a wide range programme of events and activities on offer too.

For more information check out Samlesbury Hall.

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Map addresses for halls and towers

  • Hoghton Tower, Preston, PR5 0SH.
  • Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Rd, Samlesbury, Preston PR5 0UP.