Things to see & do

Explore and enjoy

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Events inside the Hall

A Jacobean gem with a rich history © National Trust

Explore the varied and interesting programme of events and exhibitions at Gawthorpe Hall.

Stubbins Estate & Holcombe Moor

Pilgrim’s Cross at The Stubbins Estate and Holcombe Moor © National Trust

Acres of wooded hillside, farmland and Pennine moorland with fantastic views.

Portraits of the Past

Portraits of the Past is a project run by Mid Pennine Arts. Its aim is to explore Gawthorpe Hall and its place in community life through oral history, photography and the creative arts. Do you have any images of the Hall past or present?

Help conserve a dry stone wall

Rebuilding the dry stone wall on Tipping Hill

Meet outside the tea-room on Wednesdays at 10am & bring stout boots, gloves and waterproofs (just in case!) Training is provided by the Dry Stone Walling Association (you must be over 16 years old).

Volunteering in the grounds

Gawthorpe Hall fish pond © National Trust

Love being outdoors and meeting new people? Help maintain the Hall's historic gardens and natural environment for everybody to enjoy. Get in touch by email.

Volunteering in the house

Beautiful ornate wallpaper  © National Trust

Do you have a love of historic houses and some spare time? Lancashire County Council's Museum Service are looking for more volunteers to help out at Gawthorpe Hall. For more info call 01282 771004.

Don't miss

  • Take a stroll through the grounds around the Hall
  • Marvel at the inspiring Shuttleworth textile collection
  • Enjoy coffee and a slice of cake in the tearoom
  • See the original 17th century panelling in the Drawing Room
  • Tweet us about your day! @NTGawthorpe

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