Rufford Old Hall

Rufford Old Hall, Spring Blossom

A fine Tudor building, the home for stories of romance, wealth and 500 years of Hesketh family history.

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What's on 

Three Inch Fools Outdoor Theatre

Outdoor Theatre at Rufford Old Hall 

This summer, two classic Shakespeare plays are brought to life in the stunning setting of our formal gardens.

Upcoming events

Guided Walks

Mon 21 May 2018
Keep active and improve your health by joining an experienced Rufford Old Hall volunteer on a guided walk.

Reptiles at Rufford

Sat 02 Jun 2018
A great opportunity to get up close and meet a wide range of reptiles!

Fathers Day Archery

Sun 17 Jun 2018
Who will hit the bullseye? £1 for 3 arrows.

Outdoor Theatre - Twelfth Night

Fri 27 Jul 2018
Join the Handlebards all-male troupe at the beautiful Rufford Old Hall near Ormskirk for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' like none other.

Outdoor Theatre - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tue 07 Aug 2018
The Three Inch Fools present an inventive take on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream - a comic tale of runaway lovers, beguiling potions and a rather unfortunate individual who gets turned into a donkey...
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Eating and shopping

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Visitors in the Great Hall at Rufford Old Hall

Organise a group visit 

The perfect place for a group trip, we'll work with you to ensure your visit is the very best experience.

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Rufford Old Hall is a beautiful venue for a wedding

Get married in style and elegance 

Choose Rufford Old Hall for your special day and enjoy the classic atmosphere of this historic house and its picturesque gardens.

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Get involved

A volunteer with visitors in the Tudor Great Hall

Become a volunteer 

Take a look at current volunteer opportunities, the benefits of getting involved and how to join the team.

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Peacock Butterfly

Nature Trail at Rufford Old Hall 

See if you can spot some bugs, butterflies or bees on our nature trail around the gardens!

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Rufford Old Hall on the National Trust Collections website