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Stonyhurst College

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Clitheroe BB7 9PZ , England
+44 1254 827073
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The Alma Mater

A great place to visit with wonderful gardens. There are many things to see, especially if you can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hugh O
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Stunning buildings

We recently Spent the day at the food festival and had the opportunity to look around the college... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Preston, United Kingdom
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Clitheroe BB7 9PZ , England
+44 1254 827073
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

Thank Hugh O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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
Reviewed 11 December 2016

An absolutely stunning building, a visit made even more special by being able to drive directly up to it along the main drive/

Thank Gibbo501
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Set in the most amazing grounds. Well maintained school. Breath taking driveway up to the main school. Great sports facilities. Numerous playing fields, golf course, swimming pool and many more! Swimming pool is a little dated but does the job. Regular user of the facility.

Thank Jess W
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I should like to know if the college will be 'open' for group( NT Association.) visits in July/August 2017, if so I should appreciate details, prices, CP, etc. Thank you. Brenda Pearson, Outings organiser.
15 September 2016|
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maria b
Hello, I would like to know if is possible to go inside the observatory ? accompanied ? or unaccompanied, we don't have children. And are genuine architectural lovers. Thank you
13 September 2015|
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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.