History

Visitors from the 1960s enjoy a day out at the Hall © National Trust

Visitors from the 1960s enjoy a day out at the Hall

A little slice of history

Built to make a big impression, Little Moreton Hall was constructed during the Tudor period, with the earliest part of the house begun in around 1504-1508 and the latest addition being completed in 1610. The Moreton family were wealthy landowners in the area and built the house as a symbol of their prosperity. Find out more about the lives of the Tudors that lived and worked here on a guided tour.

Reawakening the past

Talking about history...

Talking about history...

We're delighted to have been awarded funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help us bring Little Moreton Hall to life for our visitors, so they can see what life was like in a Tudor building such as this. Find out all about what we're doing and come and see the changes throughout the season.

Tudor festivals

Services at the chapel

The chapel at the hall is still a dedicated chapel and services are held in here on most Sundays during the main season. However, please be aware that the chapel is small and there is limited seating.

Tudor gingerbread

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The Tudors had a more varied diet than you might think. Try some of these recipes and see if you want to feast like a Tudor.

Apple moyse

Apple Moyse at Little Moreton Hall © Melanie Marsh

An autumnal Tudor treat for you to try making at home. 

Our collections and stories

Find out more about the collection at this great Tudor survivor, in particular three special items that date back to John Moreton's original inventory of 1597. There is also some very early wallpaper from 1570 to admire.

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