Hoghton Tower

Hoghton Tower, a place of rebellion, gambling and royalty

The 1565 gatehouse, looking back down the driveway Pic: Geoff Whittaker Hoghton Tower has a long history stretching back to the 12th century. The building has seen attacks by Parliamentarian troops and visits from the King. Sir Henry Philip De Hoghton gambled […]

1 week ago
Where and when you can see Platinum Jubilee beacons in and around Preston

Hoghton Tower, Historic House, Lancashire Events and celebrations for all ages are set to take place across Preston this week in celebration of the Queen’s Monarchy and the 20th anniversary of her granting city status. […]

1 month ago
Supercar show returning to Hoghton Tower

Car enthusiasts will be able to attend an exclusive supercar show to raise money for Derian House Children’s Hospice, in Chorley. Hoghton Tower will host the event on Sunday, 12th […]

1 month ago
Hoghton Tower to stage War of the Roses revival

Children playing at Hoghton Tower Hoghton Tower will stage a two-day encampment for families to celebrate the famous civil wars between Lancashire and Yorkshire. The event is happening on Saturday 28 May 28 and Sunday […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Everything happening at Hoghton Tower during 2022

Hoghton Tower have announced all the events which will be taking place throughout 2022. Steeped in history and commanding breath-taking views across Lancashire, Hoghton Tower is a stunning Elizabethan house-on-the-hill. […]

4 months ago
Preston in the 16th century, family feuds and Government spies

16th century map of Lancashire Pic: Preston Digital Archive Preston in the 16th century was a rural backwater, far from the centre of Government. Consequently, Preston remained a Catholic bastion long after the Protestant reformation. Its isolated location and […]

5 months ago
In pictures: Hoghton Tower Christmas Market in the snow

Hoghton Christmas Market Pic: Reanne Donkor Attendees at Hoghton Tower’s Christmas Market were left feeling extra festive after a sprinkling of snow at the 16th century manor house. Artisan goods and festive gifts were on offer at […]

7 months ago
Hoghton Tower Christmas Markets set to be fun for all the family

Hoghton Tower is set to hold a Christmas Market later this month, and they’re promising something for all of the family. For one day only there will be artisan goods […]

7 months ago
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