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Leighton Hall

Seat of the furniture-making GIllows family, an ancestral mansion and family home.

Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 9ST

Leighton Hall

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Free for members
Facilities
  • Accessible loos
  • Accessible parking
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Free parking
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Picnic area
  • Shop
Accessibility
  • Accessible toilets
  • Access statement available
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible parking
  • Guide dogs welcome
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Leighton Hall is located in North Lancashire, it is nestled in a bowl of parkland, against a backdrop of the Lake District hills.

The ancestral home of the world-renowned Gillow furniture family, Leighton Hall is still lived in today and is no stuffy museum – there aren’t any roped off areas here!

Visitors are invited to sit on the furniture, touch things, relax and explore. Families and children are always welcome as there is plenty for them to do – tree face trail, caterpillar maze, woodland walk and outdoor play area.

There is a treat for everyone in our traditional tea room – tea is served in proper tea cups with a variety of home-made cakes and treats to choose from.

Opening Times

2022

3 May to 29 September, 2pm to 5pm.

May to July, and September: Tuesdays to Thursdays.

August: Tuesdays to Fridays, and Sundays. Closed on Bank Holiday Monday, 29 August.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times

Admission

Historic Houses members visit free, unless travelling as a group.

Adults: £9.75
Children 5yrs-12yrs: £5.50
OAP / Students with a ID Card: £7.95
Garden Only: £4.95

Group Visits

We regularly welcome pre booked parties of 25 or more. We give your coach driver free entry to the hall, a free meal and perhaps most importantly free and ample parking in our coach park.

A day out in the country yet only 5 miles from the M6, we offer 3 themed packages, so whether you’ve a fondness for flora or a passion for the past, there’s a fulfilling package for you.

Accessibility
  • Accessible toilets
  • Access statement available
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible parking
  • Guide dogs welcome
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Leighton Hall Lucy and Danny in the Dining Room

At Home with Lucy Arthurs of Leighton Hall

Leighton Hall is a Grade II*-listed Regency gothic house at the centre of a Lancashire estate. As a child, my sister and I, and our friends, found it exciting to grow up here, but the fairy tale of ‘living in...

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