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Historic Houses Morecambe

Historic Houses in or near Morecambe, such as Leighton Hall and Holker Hall & Gardens are listed below.

Leighton Hall

Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire

Carnforth 7.1 miles away

Award winning Leighton Hall is the lived-in house of the famous furniture making Gillow dynasty. A visit to Leighton is an opportunity to unravel the fascinating past of this ancient, Lancashire family and wander through the spectacular grounds and... more

Holker Hall & Gardens

Holker Hall & Gardens, Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands 9.4 miles away

Holker Hall: This beautiful Victorian House, with it's 24 acres of formal and woodland gardens and 125 acres of deer park, is one of the treasures of the stunning South Lakes area. The warm 'lived in' atmosphere of the Hall continues to charm... more

Levens Hall

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Kendal 13.3 miles away

Levens Hall is an Elizabethan mansion, built around a 13th century Pele tower, converted into a gentleman´s residence and home of the Bagot family, containing fine panelling, plasterwork and period furniture. Also paintings by Rubens, Lely and Cuyp... more

Sizergh

Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria

Kendal 15.0 miles away

The medieval Sizergh Castle has been the home of the Strickland family for over 750 years. The 14th century tower was extended in Tudor times. It has an exceptional series of oak-panelled interiors with intricately carved chimneypieces and early oak... more

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House

Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

Bowness-on-Windermere 18.9 miles away

If you’ve a thing for the Arts and Crafts movement, head off to Blackwell overlooking Lake Windermere, a fabulously well preserved example of the style. The house retains almost all of its original features such as the hessian wall-hangings in the... more

Brantwood

Brantwood, Coniston, Cumbria

Coniston 20.4 miles away

The former home of art critic, thinker and philanthropist John Ruskin, Brantwood sits amidst idyllic Lake District landscape and is packed with treasure from the great man’s life. Although it is very much kept as it were when it was a real home,... more

Lytham Hall

Lytham Hall, Ballam Road, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Ballam Road, Lytham St Annes 22.9 miles away

Lytham Hall is a Grade I listed manor and is widely believed to be the finest Georgian house in the North West of England. The present House was designed by John Carr of York and the Main Hall displays his work at its best.... more

Hoghton Tower

Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston, Lancashire

Hoghton, Preston 26.2 miles away

Come and discover award-winning Hoghton Tower, high on a hill in the very heart of Lancashire. Set at the top of a mile long drive, this beautiful castle has everything visitors of all ages would expect. History, stunning state rooms, walled gardens,... more

Muncaster Castle

Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, Cumbria

Ravenglass 28.7 miles away

Muncaster Castle, home of the Pennington family since 1208, is probably built on Roman foundations. Anthony Salvin remodelled the Castle in the 1860s. The Great Hall is filled with paintings and heraldic windows, and the Octagonal Library rises to a... more

Gawthorpe Hall

Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Burnley, Lancashire

Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley 29.5 miles away

Gawthorpe Hall was built in the early 17th century for Sir Richard Shuttleworth although the family owned the estate for 200 years before. Much of the original plasterwork remains and the long gallery is hung with early 17th century portraits. Many... more

Rufford Old Hall

Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire

200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, Ormskirk 30.1 miles away

Rufford Old Hall is one of Lancashire´s finest 16th century buildings, famed for its Great Hall with an intricately carved moveable wooden screen and dramatic hammerbeam roof. On display are a collection of arms and armour from various European... more

Skipton Castle

Skipton Castle, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Skipton 35.0 miles away

Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and well preserved medieval castles in England, and withstood a three year siege by the Roundheads during the Civil War. Oliver Cromwell ordered the roofs to be removed in 1645, but these were allowed to be... more

Dalemain Historic House & Garden

Dalemain Historic House & Garden, Penrith, Cumbria

Penrith 38.7 miles away

The medieval Tudor and Georgian Dalemain Historic House has been home to the Hasell family since 1679 with an interior that has not changed since the 18th century. The entrance hall has a shallow staircase made of local oak, and collections of china,... more

East Riddlesden Hall

East Riddlesden Hall, Bradford Road, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Bradford Road, Riddlesden, Keighley 41.9 miles away

East Riddlesden Hall is a 17th century manor house and buildings which have distinctive architectural details. The Hall has a gigantic fireplace with classical columns on either side. The house has a wonderful collection of oak furniture, pewter,... more

Heaton Hall

Heaton Hall, Heaton Park, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Heaton Park, Prestwich, Manchester 44.3 miles away

Heaton Hall is a Grade 1 listed 18th century country house set in the middle of Heaton Park. The principal rooms have been gradually restored with appropriate furnishings.... more

Hutton-In-The-Forest

Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

Penrith 44.3 miles away

The historic house at Hutton-In-The-Forest is based on a medieval pele tower, with substantial additions in 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Entrance is through the medieval Stone Hall, hung with a variety of weapons. The new hall has a Cupid... more

Sudley House

Sudley House, Mossley Hill Road, Liverpool, Merseyside

Mossley Hill Road, Aigburth, Liverpool 48.4 miles away

Sudley House is the former home of Victorian ship builder George Holt, housing his personal collection of 18th and 19th century British art, and still in its original setting. A charming gallery displays works by Turner, Gainsborough, Lord Leighton... more

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate, Speke, Liverpool, Merseyside

Speke, Liverpool 50.9 miles away

Speke Hall is a half-timbered house with a moat dating from 16th century, with the inside spanning many periods. The Great Hall and priest hole are Tudor while the Oak Parlour and smaller rooms are Victorian. This rambling house has an interesting... more

Dunham Massey

Dunham Massey, Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham, Greater Manchester

Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham 51.2 miles away

Dunham Massey Hall in Cheshire, once the country home of the Earls of Warrington and Stamford, will become the Stamford Military Hospital – a function it held back in 1917 – from March 2014. The transformation of the Georgian mansion, orchestrated by... more

Ripley Castle

Ripley Castle, Ripley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Ripley, Harrogate 52.4 miles away

Ripley Castle is one of Yorkshire's great historic attractions. Enthralling for all ages and well worth a visit. There are fascinating stories to be told about the Castle and its inhabitants because it has belonged to the same family, the Ingilby’s,... more

Arley Hall & Gardens

Arley Hall & Gardens, Arley, Northwich, Cheshire

Arley, Northwich 53.9 miles away

Ardent fans of Coronation Street may recognise Jacobean-style Arley Hall in Cheshire – its stunning chapel has been the scene of many a wedding and funeral service in the long-running soap. The house has also been the setting of a fair few TV dramas... more

Tatton Park

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire

Knutsford 54.8 miles away

One of the most complete historic estates, Tatton Park was rebuilt in the late 18th century by Samuel Wyatt. The collections include family portraits, paintings, books, china, glass, silver and Egerton furniture specially commissioned from Gillow.... more

Harewood House

Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Harewood, Leeds 55.3 miles away

Harewood House is a stunning house designed by John Carr, completed in 1772, with exquisite interiors by Robert Adam. The furniture throughout is by Thomas Chippendale together with art collections that include Renaissance masterpieces, Turner... more

Raby Castle

Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington, Durham

Staindrop, Darlington 55.8 miles away

Raby Castle; This dramatic medieval Castle, built by the mighty Nevills has been home to Lord Barnard´s family since 1626. Set within a large deer park, with delightful rolling landscape and walled gardens. Highlights include the Barons' Hall where... more

Newby Hall

Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire

Ripon 56.4 miles away

Newby House has got history coming out of its ears. Just wander round this glamorous 17th century country house and spot the wonderful links to the past, like the royal IOU from King Charles II written to Robert Vyner, an ancestor of the house’s... more

Tabley House Collection

Tabley House Collection, Tabley House, Knutsford, Cheshire

Tabley House, Tabley Lane, Knutsford 56.6 miles away

Tabley House is the finest Palladian house in the North West designed by John Carr of York. It is home to one of the first collections of English paintings, including works by Turner, Reynolds, Lawrence and Lely. It also has a fine collection of... more

Lyme Park, House & Garden

Lyme Park, House & Garden, Disley, Stockport, Cheshire

Disley, Stockport 59.4 miles away

Lyme Park, originally a Tudor house, was transformed by the Venetian architect Leoni into an Italianate palace. Parts of the Elizabethan interior have survived and contrast dramatically with later additions in the 18th and 19th century. The state... more

Adlington Hall

Adlington Hall, Mill Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire

Mill Lane, Adlington, Macclesfield 59.5 miles away

One of the oldest and most historic houses in Cheshire, Adlington House has been the home to the Legh family since 1315 (prior to that it was the property of the Earl of Chester, one of William the Conqueror’s nephews). The hall is a living testament... more

Capesthorne Hall

Capesthorne Hall, Siddington, Macclesfield, Cheshire

Siddington, Macclesfield 62.0 miles away

Capesthorne Hall, the home of the Bromley Davenports since 1726, is a popular stately home in Cheshire open to the public on Sunday and Monday afternoons from Good Friday to the end of October. The entrance hall is a feast of historical paintings,... more

Manx National Heritage

Manx National Heritage, Manx Museum, Douglas, Isle of Man

Manx Museum, Kingswood Grove, Douglas 65.8 miles away

The Isle of Mann has a fascinating history which is all too often forgotten, holiday makers instead focusing on the 100 miles of sandy beaches. But sign up for the Story of Mann and you’ll get a whirlwind tour through life here across the centuries... more

Nostell Priory & Parkland

Nostell Priory & Parkland, Doncaster Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wakefield 66.3 miles away

Nostell Priory was built in 1733 for Sir Rowland Winn, the house is an architectural masterpiece by James Paine. The State Rooms were later completed by Robert Adam, and are magnificent examples of 18th century interior style. It houses one of... more

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery & Gardens

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery & Gardens, Beningbrough, York, North Yorkshire

Beningbrough, York 66.9 miles away

One of the most soothing things to do on a warm afternoon in Georgian Beningborough Hall and Gardens near York is to take a gentle stroll through the stunning working walled garden where the gardeners will happily take a break to talk you through... more

Newburgh Priory

Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, North Yorkshire

Coxwold 68.8 miles away

With just wonderful views over to the Kilburn White Horse, Newburgh Priory in Coxwold, North Yorkshire, sits within a 6,000 acre estate in the Howardian Hills. Said to be the final resting place of Oliver Cromwell, the priory is the family seat of... more

Sutton Park

Sutton Park, Sutton-on-the-Forest, York, North Yorkshire

Sutton-on-the-Forest, York 71.1 miles away

Built in the 18th century by Thomas Atkinson, Sutton Park is the home of Sir Reginald and Lady Sheffield and is a fine example of Georgian architecture with magnificent Rococo plasterwork by Cortese. It houses is an important collection of Meissen... more

Broughton House & Garden

Broughton House & Garden, High Street, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway

High Street, Kirkcudbright 71.7 miles away

Even without having a specific destination in mind when you get there, going to long time artists' haven Kirkcudbright is a pleasure in itself. But add to your itinerary a visit to 18th century Broughton House, former home of Glasgow Boy E A Hornel,... more

Treasurer's House, York

Treasurer's House, York, Minster Yard, York, North Yorkshire

Minster Yard, York 72.5 miles away

The Treasurer´s House, named after the Treasurer of York Minster and built over a Roman Road, nestles behind the Minster and dates back to 1091. It was carefully restored, by the wealthy Victorian industrialist Frank Green, between 1897 and 1930. It... more

Erddig

Erddig, Wrexham, Wrexham

Wrexham 72.6 miles away

Erddig is one of the most fascinating houses in Britain. Part of this is due to the close relationship that existed between the family and their servants. The state rooms display most of their original 18th and 19th century furniture and furnishings,... more

Brodsworth Hall and Gardens

Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Brodsworth, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Brodsworth, Doncaster 74.6 miles away

Brodsworth Hall, once an opulent Victorian Hall, offers a fascinating insight into the changing fortunes of a previously wealthy family, with many of the original fixtures and fittings still in place. Crimson silk, chandeliers and vast gilt-framed... more

Nunnington Hall

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, York, North Yorkshire

Nunnington, York 76.9 miles away

Nunnington Hall is mainly a 17th century manor house, the west wing dates from 1580 but was badly damaged during the Civil War by a Parliamentarian garrison. It was extensively remodelled in 1685 and again in the 1920s. The interior has stone flagged... more

Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn Castle, Bangor, Gwynedd

Bangor 77.1 miles away

Penrhyn Castle is a massive 19th century neo-Norman castle, built for the wealthy Pennant family. It is crammed with fascinating things including a one-ton slate bed made for Queen Victoria. It houses one of the best art collections in Wales,... more

Chatsworth

Chatsworth, Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Chatsworth, Bakewell 77.2 miles away

Chances are, you’ve already seen Chatsworth House – albeit on the big screen or at home on TV. This jewel in the UK’s stately home crown has appeared in countless dramas and movies (its classic beauty is hard for directors to resist) like Pride and... more

Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Bakewell 78.1 miles away

Haddon Hall is a magnificent Medieval and Tudor manor house which has changed little since Tudor times. The Dukedom of Rutland was conferred on the Manners family in 1703, and Haddon Hall is still owned by them today. Heavy oak panelling dominates... more

Washington Old Hall

Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington, Tyne & Wear

The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington 79.0 miles away

Washington Old Hall is a delightful stone built 17th century manor house, which incorporates parts of the original medieval home of George Washington´s direct ancestors. There are displays on George Washington, and how the Hall was saved with... more

Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham, Wrexham

Chirk, Wrexham 79.1 miles away

The National Trust lays on entertainment by the bucket load at its Chirk Castle property, the Welsh castle built in 1310 and the last one of Edward I’s reign to be inhabited. Explore the medieval fortress with its dungeon and murder holes, meet Will... more

Castle Howard

Castle Howard, York, North Yorkshire

York 79.3 miles away

Forever famous as the setting for the fabulous Granada TV 1981 series of Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited, Castle Howard in North Yorkshire is a wonderful 18th century house created for Charles Howard the third earl of Carlisle – whose descendants still... more

Renishaw Hall

Renishaw Hall, Renishaw Hall, Renishaw Park, Sheffield, Derbyshire

Renishaw Hall, Renishaw Park, Eckington, Sheffield 81.2 miles away

Home to the Sitwell family for 400 years. Renishaw is still very much a family home which adds to its unique atmosphere. Tours every Friday at 2.30pm in season enabling you to see some of the spectacular collections of art and furniture acquired by... more

Plas Newydd Country House & Gardens

Plas Newydd Country House & Gardens, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Mon)

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll 81.7 miles away

Plas Newydd is an impressive 18th century house by James Wyatt which is famous for housing Rex Whistler´s largest painting and an exhibition about his work. The interior is a mix of classical and Gothic and was restyled in the 1930s. There is also a... more

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne 81.9 miles away

You know those times when you go on holiday and fall in love with the local architecture? Well, that’s what happened when Sir Charles Monck went on honeymoon to Greece and the result is the stone, multi-pillared creation that is Belsay Hall in... more

Tissington Hall

Tissington Hall, Tissington, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Tissington, Ashbourne 83.0 miles away

Tissington Hall was built in the 17th century and lived in by the FitzHerbert family for 500 years, Tissington Hall is a fine specimen of its period with gates wrought by the celebrated Robert Bakewell. The hall still has Jacobean panelling with 18th... more

Wallington

Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland

Cambo, Morpeth 83.1 miles away

Wallington dates from 1688, the estate was laid out in the 18th century by Sir Walter Blackett. The interior houses very good Italian Rococo plasterwork in the main rooms and a Victorian hall painted with murals of Northumbrian scenes by William Bell... more

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