Rufford Old Hall

Father Christmas in the snow at Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire

Important notice -

We are sorry to announce that due to unforeseen circumstances the Andrew Lancel in Concert on Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 December have been cancelled.

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

Father Christmas talks to a child about a present

A Magical Family Christmas at Rufford Old Hall 

Spend a magical family Christmas with us. From donkey rides to carols in the Great Hall there is something for all the family.

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.

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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!

Volunteer beekeepers tending a hive

Queen Bees at Rufford Old Hall 

Bees are essential to a healthy environment and at Rufford Old Hall we have three hives with new queens, that are from our own stock of bees.

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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