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.

Conservation team carefully moving a painting onto the ground

Rufford Uncovered 

2019 will be a year of rediscovery for Rufford with opportunities to take a closer look at our collection and explore how we care for objects.

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What's on 

Upcoming events

February Half-term Fun

Sun 24 Feb 2019
11:00-16:00
Stroll through the awakening of the spring-time gardens.

Guided Walks

Mon 25 Feb 2019
14:00-15:00
Keep active and improve your health by joining an experienced Rufford Old Hall volunteer on a guided walk.

World Book Day Weekend

Sat 09 Mar 2019
11:00-16:00
Come and join in World Book Day Weekend at Rufford Old Hall. Its a chance to celebrate the joy of reading.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 19 Apr 2019
11:00-17:00
This spring at Rufford Old Hall, search for clues to a tasty Cadbury treat at the end. You'll need to explore around every corner, search the woods and follow the garden paths to get the chocolaty prize.

Fathers Day Archery

Sun 16 Jun 2019
11:00-16:00
Will you hit the bullseye? £1 for 3 arrows.
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Eating and shopping

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Groups

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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Weddings

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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Wildlife

Bluebell woods

Fill your senses with spring 

A garden where you can relax and unwind

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