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Ordsall Hall

Ordsall Hall re-opened in 2011 after for an exciting and extensive restoration project which resulted in more rooms being open to the public, fully landscaped gardens and interactive exhibitions with disabled access to both floors via lifts.

Victorian Farmhouse Kitchen

The hub of every home is its kitchen. Imagine what it would have been like to cook over the open fire, and dry oatcakes on the rack. Discover the cooking implements of the in our wonderful Tudor kitchen.

The Great Hall and Star Chamber

The building, once home to the wealthy Radclyffe family, is one of the finest examples of Tudor architecture in the region. Wonder at the magnificence of the Tudor Great Hall and Medieval Star Chamber bedroom and imagine the characters and the splendid social events which must have happened there.

According to local legend Guy Fawkes hatched his plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament while staying at the Hall.

Living History

Experience Tudor times first hand with Ordsall Hall Living History Group. Living history events take place on the first Sunday of every month, a fascinating insight into a famous family at the forefront of Tudor times. The Family Fun Days and run 1.00pm - 4.00pm.

Temporary Exhibitions

Throughout the year you can enjoy a variety of exhibitions covering the experiences of people in Salford, aspects of social history, and traditional arts and crafts.

Events and Activities

Try out one of our quizzes and games, or produce your own brass rubbing. Watch out for details of hands-on workshops and special activities during exhibitions and school holidays.

Other Facilities

Baby changing. Groups welcome. Free parking. Gift Shop. Sorry, disabled access to this is limited.

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The hall is situated in the Ordsall District of Salford on Ordsall Lane, near to Salford Quays. The hall is signposted from most major roads in the area and is less than one mile from the end of the M602 motorway.

There is a car park in the grounds of the hall.

Ordsall Hall Postcode for SatNav: M5 3AN


+44 (0)1618 720 251

322 Ordsall Lane
Greater Manchester
M5 3AN

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