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Address: | Nr Burnley, Padiham BB12 8UA , England
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 17:00

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Beautiful!

Gawthorpe Hall is an absolutely stunning place especially when it's frosty! The Hall itself is beautiful to look at and the walk around the grounds and pond is lovely. Very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 February 2017
jobrethers44
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gawthorpe Hall has one of the most extensive displays of stitch-craft & needlework in the area & is well worth a visit for this alone. In addition, the house is just beautiful, it has been preserved and maintained to a high standard, making it very easy to see how people lived in previous eras. In summer there are many events... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Gawthorpe Hall is an absolutely stunning place especially when it's frosty! The Hall itself is beautiful to look at and the walk around the grounds and pond is lovely. Very popular with dog walkers and children. I've never actually been inside the Hall yet so this is a must.

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Thank jobrethers44
Conwy, United Kingdom
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461 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Not a Large Property Not really an Impressive Property Large Grass area outside with a few trees and to access it you have to drive down a narrow road. Wouldnt say we would come back here again Im afraid.Not one of our favourites by far.I Did Like the the Door Knocker and Plaque though That was Interesting.

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Thank CUMBRIAVIEW
Manchester
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50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I last visited this Hall, which is situated in the village of Padiham, near Burnley, about 20 years ago, so on this occasion, I was really seeing it for the first time. It is an imposing building, not particularly large, with much of interest inside. There is an excellent café but because of its relatively small size, it gets full... More 

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1 Thank grahamrmoore
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Not a large rambling place but nonetheless well worth a visit. Very knowledgeable guides, good exhibitions. Very interesting.

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1 Thank Melanie B
Red Deer, Canada
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72 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

An extremely lovely and well-preserved Tudor stately home - dating from the 1600s. Part of the National Trust. Features an unbelievable and extensive collection of needlework, lacework and period costumes. Guides in all the main rooms who were very knowledgeable on the history of the house, the family, the above mentioned needle and lacework, and the period. They provided lots... More 

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1 Thank blincb
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75 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We where new to this part of Lancashire, looked on National Trust app for nearest property. The app suggested it was 7 miles however turned out to be 14. As mentioned elsewhere the parking was a problem. However the property is set in nice grounds, greeted by very knowledgeable guides and spent an hour touring the house. Unfortunately the weather... More 

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Thank Trevor B
Suffolk
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108 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We came across Gawthorpe Hall on our journey up to the Lake District, mainly as a convenient coffee and lunch stop as NT card holders. Very pleasantly surprised to view this lovely Jacobean style house with interesting displays of textiles and embroideries. Would have loved to have seen more of the items from the collection. The connection with the Brontes... More 

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Thank MazSuffolk
Durham, United Kingdom
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529 reviews
372 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Spent a nice few hours here. Hall is lovely and the staff with particularly helpful and informative. Cafe nice, if a little small. Rather muddy on the pathways so please take care.

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1 Thank durham05
Warrington, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Firstly let me start with why I have given this beautiful hall 4 stars instead of 5. Parking. Parking here was terrible. We arrived at 11.15am, 45 minutes before the hall opened & we just managed to snag the last available space. The 5 cars that followed us in struggled to turn around & exit of the muddied gravel area... More 

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