Rufford Old Hall

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Rufford Old Hall: One of Lancashire's finest 16th-century Tudor buildings. Spectacular Great Hall with intricately carved wooden screen and hammer-beam roof. A young Shakespeare is said to have performed in the Great Hall. Arms and armour collection of national importance. Variety of topiary displays and garden trails

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Legend

Discover the ghost of the lady in grey, the most frequent of the three apparitions at Rufford Old Hall. Elizabeth Hesketh became ill while her husband was at war overseas. She vowed she would not leave this world without saying goodbye to her dear husband, who never returned.

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7ml North of Ormskirk, in village of Rufford on East side of A59. From M6 exit 27, follow signs for Parbold then Rufford

Foot

Adjoins towpath of Rufford extension of Leeds–Liverpool Canal

Admission

Opening times (14 March - 1 November):
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11:00 - 17:0011:00 - 17:0011:00 - 17:00--11:00 - 17:0011:00 - 17:00

Prices:
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£6.00£3.00£15.00

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Address: Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, nr Ormskirk, Lancashire L40 1SG, UK
Phone: +44 1704 821254
Email: ruffordoldhall@nationaltrust.org.uk
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