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Fabulous Tudor Hall

Not far from Preston the hall is easy to find with plenty of parking. Payment is on entry to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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Christmas Visit

What a perfect afternoon. A visit to Santa - magical! A choir singing in the hall that had been... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Marie C
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200 Liverpool Road, Rufford L40 1SG, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from Preston the hall is easy to find with plenty of parking. Payment is on entry to the car park and you are given a map of the property. It isn’t too larger a properly and it doesn’t take long to walk around....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a perfect afternoon. A visit to Santa - magical! A choir singing in the hall that had been decorated beautifully - a roaring log fire , the largest wreath I’ve ever seen, a gorgeous Christmas tree and lovely natural decorations from the grounds. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Marie C
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Beautiful old house, friendly and helpful docents who are very knowledgeable about the house. Not a large house but it is well worth the stop.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Visited Rufford Old Hall last month. Great visit, enjoyed the talk given in the great hall about the history of the Hall, very interesting. Interesting place and lovely grounds. Also, enjoyed seeing the scarecrow trail which was on when we visited. We did the hall...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Clare C
Reviewed 10 November 2018

First watch out for mobile speed camera , no warning , and poor signage . Accept speed limits and compliance but I question the position of this one . Back to property , great location , fantastic grounds , children friendly activities . Lovely staff...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Philip B
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Great day out exploring and the kids loved toasting marshmallows over the open fire. Staff and volunteers were really friendly and helpful. Food in the café was tasty and reasonably priced.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank chrisaL8635SP
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is an interesting place to visit if it's raining as the gardens won't take much time to look around. Shame we couldn't walk straight into the churchyard.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank wendover6688
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Fab day out, when we arrived a National Trust volunteer gave a talk in The Great Hall about the history of the house. All the volunteers were very friendly and gave you some information in each room. It was the Halloween weekend, there was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Visited as was already in the area. Staff uponnentrance very informative and helpful with recommendations to do. Information centre great idea of balance bikes the kids loved them great idea for getting around the grounds. Disappointing visit other than that with no play areas for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Bitesizedfoodie
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Have visited Rufford Old Hall a few times, it never fails to disappoint. The staff are friendly and extremely knowledgeable. The grounds are beautiful and if you are lucky enough to visit when a garden tour is on, I highly recommend attending. The old hall...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 626hertaf
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22 July 2018|
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Response from abbey141 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you have to pay an entrance fee if you are NOT a member of the National Trust.
28 January 2018|
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Response from OldBear | Reviewed this property |
Sunday 11 Feb is the first Sunday this year it will be open, from 11am to 4pm (House, Gardens, Tea Room and Gift shop)Check the National Trust Website for more information? It’s a nice place to visit but would take no longer... More
Peter F
9 July 2017|
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Response from Buckko | Reviewed this property |
As someone else has said, I think it is due to some of the items not being owned by the property. The photography issue regarding flash is valid but they usually say just don't use a flash.