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Since our last visit some years ago, the hall has been refurbished and more rooms have been open to the public. The staff were available for tours if required and were very knowledgable about the hall and it’s fascinating history. This is an attraction that...More
We held an afternoon tea party today to celebrate my parents Diamond Wedding in the Devey room in Smithills Hall. The catering was done beautifully by the onsite Poppins tea room. The Devey room has recently been refurbished retaining the stunning ornate period ceiling, inglenook...More
Myself, my Husband came to Smithills Hall on Rainy day which was Free admission to view the Hall, Also they have a great tea room. We were so interested we even walked in the heavy rain in the grounds, Would recommend it.
We spent a couple of hours here... free car park and no admission but donations welcome..we had a guided tour with Pat, who was very knowledgable.. she told us the potted history of the Hall then we were free to go back again and have...More
Lots of local history, wanted to stay longer
It feels like you are in the house the way it was then
We were there by accident on a Sunday and it turned out to be free to look around
We often walk around...More
Went while going for brunch at Poppins tearooms in the halls itself wasn't planned so made the tour even better.
Steeped in history and to see how the Hall changed hands so many times and the modification at each stage was very interesting. One of...More
Shockful of history from the 14th century on. Admission is free, and we also enjoyed a free guided tour with one of their amazingly knowledgeable guides. We didn't see any ghosts but learned a lot about life in medieval, Tudor and Victorian England. I highly...More
Open 10 till 4 Wednesday to Saturday this is a fascinating survival in an area usually associated with the grime of the Industrial Revolution . It’s a late mediaeval hall that may have even older origins that has been added to and added to over...More
There is a free car park and a couple of minutes stroll to the Halls entrance. This was a revisit for me, I went in 1974 with junior school. A friendly volunteer guide showed us round and enriched our experience with his wealth of knowledge...More
There’s fixed ramped access at the main entrance and other portable ramps leading down to the great hall. The only area not accessible is the Solar bedroom above the Bower, this is only accessible via stairs.