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Astley Hall

Astley Park

Discover a 400 year old house, built by the Charnock family in Elizabethan times.

Rebuilding in the 1660's by the Brooke family included the South Front with its tall bay windows and the sumptuous plaster ceilings in the Great Hall and Drawing Room.

A new wing overlooking the Lake, added by the Townley-Parker family in the 1820's completes the appearance of the Hall.

In 1922 Reginald Tatton donated Astley Hall to the people of Chorley and in 1924 it opened as the town's museum.

The Art Gallery is the venue for up to 10 different exhibitions every year. Special events include:
  • craft fairs

  • car rallies

  • historical re-enactments

  • concerts.Astley Hall is a rich educational resource for all ages and abilities. An education pack is available with full details of cross-curriculum links, focusing on History (Tudors and Victorians).

    Enjoy a coffee.. and more in our newly refurbished Cafe Ambio"

    Visit the Hall Shop for a souvenir of your visit and for a range of unusual and inexpensive gifts. Enjoy a coffee in our first floor lounge area overlooking the park.

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  • Directions

    About 2 miles west of Chorley, off the A581 (A565) Southport Road, close to junction 8 of the M61 and Junction 28 of the M6. Chorley and Euxton railway stations are within walking distance and buses C8/9 link Astley Village with Chorley.

    Astley Hall Postcode for SatNav: PR71NP


    +44 (0)1257 515 151
    +44 (0)1257 515 923

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