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Stonyhurst College

Clitheroe BB7 9PZ, England
+44 1254 827073
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Worth a look

Interesting buildings and playing fields through this private school. Lots of great walks in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brianinsydney
Beautiful

During the summer months, the college have guided tours around the older parts of the college, some... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Susan P
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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Clitheroe BB7 9PZ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting buildings and playing fields through this private school. Lots of great walks in the area. The school has some famous names associated such as Tolkein and Conan Doyle.

Thank Brianinsydney
Reviewed 24 May 2017

During the summer months, the college have guided tours around the older parts of the college, some of which date to the late 1400's. Well worth a visit for anyone interested in old things.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit with wonderful gardens. There are many things to see, especially if you can gain access to the Jesuit collection. Wonderful place!

1  Thank Hugh O
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We recently Spent the day at the food festival and had the opportunity to look around the college and grounds. It was reminiscent of being on a movie set for Harry Potter, lots of oak panelled corridors and staircases. Just amazing to spend time wandering...More

Thank GGGang
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This famous Roman Catholic public school started life across the Channel in France to educate English Catholics in the hope that Catholicism might be restored in England. That was in 1593. The first building at Stonyhurst was an oratory built by John de Bayley in...More

1  Thank Steve_W_Darwen
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Welll what a beautiful building inside & out many many unbelievable stunning features the grounds are exceptional go for a look you will not be disappointed

Thank BuryLindy
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Visited the college not only do you get a history of the building you also get a feel of what it's like to attend boarding school as a child

Thank Traceymary28
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Well worth the short drive off the M6. The drive up to the college is through beautiful countryside to arrive the college where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes) was educated. The buildings are truly beautiful but I would recommend instead putting on some walking...More

Thank BarryDennis
Reviewed 11 January 2017

A.M.D.G Stonyhurst College is an excellent place to be educated. I was a boarder there during the 90's first attending the prep school St Mary's Hall. Of course boarding at such a young age was a bit daunting to begin with but It didn't take...More

2  Thank Martin J
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Went to an antique fair, great to view the building also - would like to see more? only a section was available for access - maybe there are opportunities to have more access? Sadly a café that was managed by the college was in a...More

1  Thank RubyLancs
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maria b
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Response from Martin J | Reviewed this property |
Hello, As far as I'm aware the observatory isn't open to the public but don't quote me on that. I used it once or twice for my studies.
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