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Samlesbury Hall

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Murder mystery

We stayed in a shepherd hut for the murder mystery overnighter. The food and drink was nice if a... read more

Reviewed today
lydia h
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Top venue for an away day - Alice is great

I was really impressed with the venue and service we received when we chose to hold our Away Day at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FuzzyDolphin
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Built in 1325 Samlesbury Hall is steeped in fascinating history, retaining its original typical black and white exterior, the Hall is almost equidistant between Blackburn and Preston, yet retaining a rural feel. Saved from demolition in the 1920’s...more
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Samlesbury Hall Preston New Road, Samlesbury PR5 0UP, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

We stayed in a shepherd hut for the murder mystery overnighter. The food and drink was nice if a little pricey however the entertainment was difficult to hear and therefore hard to be drawn into the murder mystery. Beautiful setting in the historic hall. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lydia h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really impressed with the venue and service we received when we chose to hold our Away Day at Samlesbury Hall. The room allocated for our meeting was cosy and warm, and free to use providing we paid for all our refreshments. Orders were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank FuzzyDolphin
Sharon J, General Manager at Samlesbury Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Fuzzy Dolphin Thank you for your lovely review. Yes Alice is a dream and I will make sure she gets to see this. Sadly she is following her heart and going to Yorkshire (YORKSHIRE!!) to be with the one she loves. However we have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful,historical building with lots of history. Witches,ghosts and a bloody murder. Well worth a visit. Mobility friendly in most areas and a lovely coffee and restaurant. Excellent food although a little pricey but nice for a treat.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gillian E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having hunted around for a suitable venue for mine and my sisters 40th birthday celebration that would cater for a large group (30 people), ranging in age from 16 months to 77 years of age, Samlesbury Hall came up trumps. We were seated in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TeamB7778
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended early November for a Lancashire terror tours event. Information relevant to the hall specifically was that the food was absolutely superb and hot for all attending. I was massively impressed with the set menu and staff attitudes, the bar was expensive but I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jwinder1991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a lovely day visiting this magnificent Hall during half term week. If you like history then this place has plenty!! We enjoyed hearing tales about the occupants and owners from Ian a very entertaining volunteer/guide! We enjoyed coffee in the wafflery and a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sarah W
Sharon J, General Manager at Samlesbury Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Sarah for your lovely review. Please come again in the summer months to enjoy our outdoors a little more. See you soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today I visited Samlesbury Hall with my husband and six friends. Entry was free, so we made a voluntary contribution for our visit. We were greeted by a very well informed gentleman inside the entrance whose knowledge of the Halls’ history was very entertaining, especially...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank F6658KOmarian
Sharon J, General Manager at Samlesbury Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a lovely review, Maria who makes the waffles take great pride in looking after her customers and all profits go back into the Hall which is a registered charity (526052) Why not come again and try our restaurant? See you soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my friend/carer have become regulars. Ian on the front desk is very helpful and thanks to him we may have found where young Richard De hoghton and his 2 companions were found buried or rather their skeletons. Richard was innoccent. You know Dorothy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sharon J, General Manager at Samlesbury Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Danielle Thank you so very much for your review. Glad to see you enjoyed it all. Please come back when you have more time to see the rest

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

so why not visit. full of history and architectural interest, café shop and restaurant open from 11 oclock. links with the pendle witches of 1610

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chris c
Sharon J, General Manager at Samlesbury Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for your lovely comments We do open at 10 now Why not come and dine soon ?

Reviewed 24 October 2018

We were up visiting daughter and looking for somewhere to go out for the day with a baby and saw this on TripAdvisor. What a find, amazing house where you could go almost anywhere and with easy to see information, Bees a nice little shop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Phil Y
Sharon J, General Manager at Samlesbury Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Phil... thank you so very much This is what we are her to do... see visitors happy See you soon

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3jays
1 September 2018|
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Response from 988angiek | Reviewed this property |
No you need to take your own
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Hudds71
31 May 2018|
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Response from Sharon J | Property representative |
Hello So sorry we don’t We are looking at loaning out cool boxes ! But we don’t quite have them just yet
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Perky25
24 March 2018|
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Response from Heather A | Reviewed this property |
No it's all included and very comfy it is too :)
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