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sheepygoldAugust 18, 2017
I had been here a few years ago but had forgotten much about it. It is slightly unusual as although it belongs to the National Trust it is run by the county council. It is a small but beautiful Elizab... more »
Michael HAugust 17, 2017
This is a small but interesting National Trust property. The house in general is interesting but the most dominant feature is the Shuttleworth fabric collection. There are areas for children to play i... more »
Janet HAugust 17, 2017
This is a small Elizabethan House in Padiham - so not a peacefully are planning a whole day outing. The house doesn't open until noon so as we were early we went in the very clean cafe and had coffee ... more »
Gorgeous interior and exterior design which has as the staff say "shockingly stood the test of time." I enjoyed walking through the multiple rooms on the three floors, and highly recommend seeing the textile collection; a combination of contemporary and past artists. The atmosphere and stories within the hall mark Gawthorpe as a true treasure. If you're not interested in going inside the hall, then sitting with a book in the tranquil garden whilst surrounded by the panoramic views might just suit your tastes. I went on a trip with college however the staff were kind enough to let us take photos providing the flash was off. A fascinating place with many intricate designs and tales.
Kathryn Mary Kathryn Beesley
Gawthorpe Hall is a great place to visit. The magnificent hall & beautiful grounds that are well kept. Ancient trees abound. The river Calder is nearby with lots of wildlife & if you are very lucky you may see a kingfisher or deer. We have seen them many times as we walk in this area often
National Trust owned show house but run by the local council. A couple of well presented rooms. Good quality original plasterwork in one room.
Beautiful place, only problem is that being disabled, this house presents many problems, all of them being the amount of stairs that are needed to see the house. If a person has a mobility scooter, the grounds are very uneven, and sometimes full of cobble stones, which is a real bone shaker. But, with a little effort this location is worth the visit. The room staff are very friendly and knowledgeable on the history of the house and its owners.
Beautiful small National Trust house in lovely grounds. Houses one of the best textile collections outside London.
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