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Notice: Unfortunately we have had to cancel our Bee Weekend on the 20th - 21st June. We apologise if you were planning to come to the event, and we hope to have the event in 2016. Thank you Peckover House
Elegant Georgian town house with wonderful walled garden
Peckover House is a secret gem, an oasis hidden away in an urban environment. A classic Georgian merchant's town house, it was lived in by the Peckover family for 150 years.
The Peckovers were staunch Quakers, which meant they had a very simple lifestyle - yet at the same time they ran a successful private bank. Both facets of their life can be seen as you wander through the house and gardens.
The gardens themselves are outstanding - 0.8 hectares (2 acres) of sensory delight, complete with orangery, summer-houses, croquet lawn and rose garden with more than 60 species of rose.
Ancient manuscripts, which were once the pride and joy of Alexander, Lord Peckover’s Library, have returned to Peckover for the
first time in more than eighty years, on loan from Blackburn Museum.