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Turton Tower

Chapeltown Road | Turton, Edgworth, Bolton BL7 0HG, England
+44 1204 852203
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Lovely hour wander

As in the title, lovely building with beautiful grounds (woods/gardens) also has the option to... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
staffy1975
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manchester
via mobile
Very interesting trip

My 1st ever visit to Turton Tower, had a lovely visit, chatted with 2 very well informed ladies who... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
angej_den
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Turton tower is a house that has been evolving over the last 500 years. From a stone tower house in the 1400s, to the home of the Tudor Orrell and, later, the Victorian Kay Families, Turton Tower has been altered and adapted to suit the needs and tastes of those who lived here. It is because of these changes that Turton Tower is of national importance and unique in Northwest England. Today it still captures the spirit of those ages and displays some of the finest paintings and furniture in the region. Turton Tower is owned and run by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“tea room” (17 reviews)
“sit outside” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Chapeltown Road | Turton, Edgworth, Bolton BL7 0HG, England
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

As in the title, lovely building with beautiful grounds (woods/gardens) also has the option to wander for ling lengths through the woodland paths and walk towards Entwistle reservoirs

1  Thank staffy1975
TurtonTower, Heritage Building Supervisor at Turton Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2016

Thanks for the review. Looks like you really enjoyed the grounds!

Reviewed 15 October 2016

My 1st ever visit to Turton Tower, had a lovely visit, chatted with 2 very well informed ladies who guided us round the house and explained that the house has been added to over the centuries and which parts of the house belonged to which...More

1  Thank angej_den
TurtonTower, Heritage Building Supervisor at Turton Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to our house, with all it's quirky features, and thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely walk with the dog over turton heights to see the panoramic views. Boggy area towards the end so take your wellies. Tracks, paths and hills. Through the golf course. Wouldn't recommend it to people who have walking difficulties. Would definitely go again.

Thank Lisa C
TurtonTower, Heritage Building Supervisor at Turton Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2016

We are ideally placed for making use of the beautiful surrounding countryside (once you've had a look inside our 600 year old house) :)

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Another Tudor building in this are, with a contrasting Tudor stone Peel Tower and a timber extension of the same period. The area is also surrounded by woods and there was a folk festival when we were there. Also on the Sunday the cafe was...More

Thank walkingWakefieldUk
TurtonTower, Heritage Building Supervisor at Turton Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2016

Thanks for visiting our 'gem', and glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Beautiful Building, nice play area for young children to climb. Lovely woodland walk with the dog to adventure.

Thank amandajane692015
TurtonTower, Heritage Building Supervisor at Turton Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Thanks.

Reviewed 10 September 2016

I came with my toddler, I didn't go in the house but wandered round the gardens which are beautiful. My daughter loved the kitchen garden with its little paths and features such as the toy scarecrows. We had lunch in the cafe in the tower...More

Thank KazStormchaser
TurtonTower, Heritage Building Supervisor at Turton Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Let's hope you manage to visit inside the house soon - you won't be disappointed! Thanks

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

If you want tasty fresh food served by friendly staff either inside in a quaint, stone flagged, feature-filled room OR outside in the garden of a magnificent period house & on the fringe of woodland & countryside then this is the place. AND the prices...More

1  Thank a8oeight
TurtonTower, Heritage Building Supervisor at Turton Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Thanks! Couldn't agree more :)

Reviewed 8 September 2016

This place should be far more popular, a delightful building in pleasant grounds. Cafe, parking and toilets make it an excellent base for exploring the surrounding countryside but the tower itself is worth paying to see.

Thank KMc528789
TurtonTower, Heritage Building Supervisor at Turton Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Thanks for your visit and review.

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Due to a huge amount of local efforts this house, gardens and cafe offer a great place to head to if you want a few hours out. There is a free car park and plenty of woodlands to explore. The highlight today was the excellent...More

Thank KTJ60
TurtonTower, Heritage Building Supervisor at Turton Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 28 August 2016

My husband is disabled (walks with a stick, uses a small disabled scooter) so I looked at the website for this attraction. It said limited disabled access. Having visited today, I would say it has zero disabled access! First obstacle we encountered was the closed...More

1  Thank Linda P
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p00dleprincess
17 May 2016|
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Response from TurtonTower | Property representative |
Hi. We haven't had farmers markets here for a few years now. Try Houghton Tower.
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Peter e
25 August 2015|
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Response from TurtonTower | Property representative |
Hi. Unfortunately we don't now accept the explorer cards, but our prices are reasonable and kids under 16 are free!
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