Rufford Old Hall

Snowdrops at Rufford Old Hall

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

Have a great day out

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What's on 

Upcoming events

February Half Term Fun

Wed 19 Feb 2020
Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, and lose yourself within the gardens and woodland at Rufford Old Hall. Pick up a free adventure kit and get exploring.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 04 Apr 2020
This spring at Rufford Old Hall, search for clues to a tasty Cadbury treat at the end. You'll need to explore the woods and follow the garden paths to get the chocolaty prize.

Sow it, Grow it, Plant it

Sun 03 May 2020
Join the friendly garden team and plant sunflower seeds.

VE Day at Rufford

Fri 08 May 2020
8th May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of VE day. The tea room will have finger sandwiches, cream teas and Victoria sponge on sale.


Sun 17 May 2020
Will you hit the bullseye? £2 for 3 arrows. Pick up a bow and arrow and join the North Meols Archers in Orchard Paddock.

Domestic Duties

Mon 25 May 2020
Are you a domestic god or goddess? Pop on a pinny and cap and join the maid on wash day.
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Eating and shopping

Treat yourself

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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