A Grade I listed manor house dating back to the early 16th century, listed as one of Britain's Best 1,000 Houses in the book of the same name by Simon Jenkins, and now used as a museum and art gallery for the Chorley region. Astley Hall is really three houses in one; at the core of the house is a Tudor H-plan manor built by the Charnock family on a site once owned by the Knights Hospitaller.
The City Museum in Lancaster is housed in an elegant Georgian building and explores the rich archaeology and history of Lancaster and the surrounding area. The museum is particularly strong on the Roman era. The City Museum also houses the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum. Market Square,
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The Cottage Museum in Lancaster stands opposite Lancaster Castle. The cottage was built in 1739 and has been preserved to show what life was like for a typical early Victorian artisan's family, with typical household objects helping to bring alive a bygone age. 15 Castle Hill,
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Part historic house, part museum and gallery, Towneley Hall is an attractive stately home with its roots in the 14th century. It was the home of the Towneley family for over 5 centuries but has been the home of the Burnley Art Gallery and Museums since 1902. Towneley Park,
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The Ship Hotel New Romney is a 15th century pub & hotel situated in the heart of Romney Marsh. With a large restaurant seating over 70 people a conservatory a fully heated patio garden 10 comfortable en suite bedrooms & an indoor & outdoor bar. The hotel is tastefully decorated … more >>