Samlesbury Hall is a historic stately home in Samlesbury, Near Preston, Lancashire.

It is a Grade I listed building and has been described as “one of the finest timber-framed buildings in Lancashire”.

On their website it says:

Enjoy intrigue, witchcraft and centuries of fascinating history throughout our archive rooms. Have a coffee, a scone baked that morning or a delicious lunch in our highest quality award winning restaurant. Don’t forget to treat yourself to freshly cooked waffle in Dottie’s and a milkshake at the end of the day!

The hall was built in 1325 by Sir William de Samlesbury, and has been owned by a number of families over the centuries. It was damaged by fire in 1664 and 1688, and was restored in 1849.

The hall and grounds are administered by Samlesbury Hall Trust, a registered charity and is open to the public for tours and events Tuesday to Friday and Sundays 10am-4pm. (Please check their website before visiting as they occasionally close for a wedding or other private function.)

Location & Contact Details

Samlesbury Hall
Preston New Road

Tel: 01254 812174

Maximum distance from properties: 6.3 miles

Additional Information

  • Guided Tours

  • Wide Range of Events (visit What’s On for details)

  • Heritage Cafe

  • Mayflower Playground (outdoors)

  • Dogs allowed (on a lead) in the grounds. (Not inside the Hall)

  • Free entry & parking

  • (No picnics allowed)