Eating & shopping

 © National Trust

Victorian tea room

The tea room retains many original features including an early 19th century kitchen range.

These rooms are now used to offer a range of light meals, freshly baked scones, drinks and cakes.

Local ingredients

  • Delicious bread © National Trust

    Delicious sandwiches made with Roberts bread

  • Enjoy fresh local produce in our restaurant © Eddie Hyde

    Seasonal vegetables are all grown on local farms.

  • Meats produced by Coldcot farm in Stourton, for Stourhead farm shop © NTPL/David Levenson

    All our meat comes from a local butcher in Ormskirk.

  • Lancashire Crisps, stocked at Rufford Old Hall © Lancashire Crisps

    Lancashire Crisps, grown and produced in Rufford.

Soup of the day

Enjoy a bowl of delicious homemade soup

We serve wonderful and warming soups. There is always a gluten free and dairy free soup available.

Check the blackboard for the soup of the day, plus many more specials.

Tea for two

Traditional afternoon tea with scones, jam and cream

Treat yourself to afternoon tea.

Try our Lancashire Tea with savoury scones and Lancashire cheese or go for traditional fruit scones with toppings. They are a firm favourite at Rufford.

Rufford Old Hall's gift shop

Inside the shop at Rufford Old Hall

Inside the shop at Rufford Old Hall

There is a fantastic range in the Rufford Old Hall gift shop; from delicious local chutneys, jams and locally grown plants to a great selection of stationery, cards and books.