Historic Houses in North West England.

Arley Hall & Gardens
Arley Hall, with its ancient history and over 100 acres of gardens and parkland, has been owned and run by the same family for more than 500 years.
Astley Hall
Discover a 400 year old house, built by the Charnock family in Elizabethan times.
Bolling Hall
Tucked away in a leafy garden, less than a mile from the city centre. Bolling Hall is one of Bradford's most precious jewels.
Brantwood
Brantwood was the home of John Ruskin from 1872 until his death in 1900, Brantwood became an intellectual powerhouse and one of the greatest literary and artistic centres in Europe.
Bronte Parsonage Museum
Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte, were the authors of some of the greatest books in the English language. Haworth Parsonage was their much-loved home and Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall were all written here.
Capesthorne Hall
Capesthorne Hall has been the home of the Bromley-Davenport family and their ancestors since Domesday times.
Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens
Behind the impressive pink ashlar fašade lies the real surprise of Dalemain - its sheer variety. The history of the house stretches from Saxon times to early Georgian and has been in the same family since 1679
Dorfold Hall
Dorfold Hall is a Jacobean country house built in 1616 for Ralph Wilbraham. The house has beautiful plaster ceilings and panelling. The 18 acres of garden reflect four centuries of gardening fashion.
Dunham Massey
Dunham Massey is a delightful country house in Cheshire with unique gardens, fine interiors and a working sawmill.
East Riddlesden Hall
East Riddlesden Hall was a thoroughly Yorkshire stately home of the Murgatroyd family with a medieval barn and fish pond.
Gawsworth Hall
Dating from 1480, Gawsworth Hall is a beautiful Tudor manor house, and one of Cheshire's must-see attractions. Once home to Elizabeth I's maid of honour, Gawsworth is now the family home of the Richards Family.
Gawthorpe Hall
Gawthorpe Hall was built between 1600 and 1605 for the Shuttleworth family who had already been at Gawthorpe for over 200 years.
Heaton Hall
A magnificent neo-classical country house with beautifully restored 18th century interiors, set in 650 acres of rolling parkland.
Holker Hall and Gardens
At Holker you always feel like a welcome guest not a tourist. It is set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens merging into parkland, with hills on one side and the expanse of Morecambe Bay on the other.
Isel Hall
The Elizabethan Range and fortified Pele Tower of Isel Hall dominates the landscape in its magical setting above River Derwent.
Leighton Hall
Set in beautiful parkland against a backdrop of the Lakeland Fells, award winning neo Gothic Leighton Hall is the lived-in home of the Gillow family.
Levens Hall
The Hall is a magnificent Elizabethan mansion built around a 13th century pele tower with unique Topiary Gardens and a working steam collection.
Little Moreton Hall
The charming black-and-white timbered building of Little Moreton Hall certainly is one of the most famous Tudor country houses in England. First impressions are how small the building is!
Lyme Park
Lyme Park Hall, set in 1,000 acres of deer park, closely resembles "Pemberley", the home of Mr Darcy in the BBC's drama of the Jane Austen classic, Pride and Prejudice.
Mirehouse
The present house was built in 1666 by the 8th Earl of Derby for his visits to his Cumbrian estates. In 1688 he sold it to his agent Roger Gregg. This is the only time it has been sold.
Ordsall Hall
Ordsall Hall, once home to the wealthy Radclyffe family, is one of the finest examples of Tudor architecture in North West England.
Rydal Mount and Gardens
Rydal Mount, in the heart of the Lake District, retains a lived-in, family atmosphere and has seen little change since Wordsworth and his family came to live there in 1813.
Shibden Hall
Built in 1420, Shibden Hall with its oak panelled interiors and atmospheric room settings is Halifax's Historic Home. The Folk Museum and Barn also offer you a world without electricity, where craftsmen worked in wood and iron.
Smithills Hall and Estate
Visitors to Smithills Hall can enjoy history in the surroundings of a building that stretches from the 14th century to the glorious period of the Arts and Craft revolution of the late 19th century.
Sudley House
Sudley House is a hidden gem of the art world, nestled in the leafy suburb of Mossley Hill in South Liverpool.
Tabley House Collection
Grade I listed Palladian house containing The Leicester collection of paintings, furniture and memorabilia from the 17th to 20th century.
Tatton Park
A day at Tatton Park has much to offer. Its two historic houses are set in 1000 acres of beautiful rolling parkland with lakes, tree-lined avenues and herds of red and fallow deer.
The Island's Treasure House
The Story of Mann is full of fascinating stories which bring our unique past alive for you with an Island-wide presentation. The chapters of our story will reveal themselves as you travel through some of the finest cultural landscapes in Europe.

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