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Turton Tower

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Interesting, historic tower

Very interesting mediaeval tower which comes with several ghost stories! The tower has been... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Bolton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very enjoyable

Enjoyed our visit very much. Very helpful staff who were willing to Answer our questions... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Preston, United Kingdom
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Turton tower is a house that has been evolving over the last 500 years. From a stone tower house in the 1400s, to the home of the Tudor Orrell and, later, the Victorian Kay Families, Turton Tower has been altered and adapted to suit the needs and...more
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Chapeltown Road | Turton, Edgworth, Bolton BL7 0HG, England
+44 1204 852203
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All reviews tea room volunteer guides worth a visit cakes couple of hours tea shop interesting history little gem council run two storey beautiful house the kitchen history lovers grade listed building tucked away country park old building
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Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

Turton tower 500 years ago . Tudor times a house added and the house now in the hands of the Kay family. Looking round the house is an open door around history. A tardis of discovery

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Great place, very well preserved country house from the 15's 16 hundreds onwards. Interesting history and a nice coffee shop as well! Great day out for all the family.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting mediaeval tower which comes with several ghost stories! The tower has been developed in stages but the oldest parts are over 500 years old. Nice little cafe by the side of the tower offering snacks. There are ample car parks. The tower is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank danielii2015
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Went on a trip to turton tower for a ghost night. Extremely disappointed. What was insinuated in advertisement was not the case. No ghost hunt of the kind... just a history lesson. The cost was 15 pound a ticket and was no different to asking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Toni S
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We are fairly local to Turton Tower and hadn't visited for a while, so we decided to book on one of their recent evening Ghost Tours. What a great time we had. A small group of us were shown around the building at night by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Museum worth a visit. staff very helpful, informative and cheery which is more than can be said about the cafe staff, ignorant, grumpy, take your own picnic!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit very much. Very helpful staff who were willing to Answer our questions. Enjoyed the treasure hunt in the gardens too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bargainsavvy
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Good for a visit if you love old houses. The original early tower is interesting and the medieval and restored Tudor cruck framed farmhouse additions are picturesque and interesting. Guides are helpful. Furniture in keeping and from various places but also of interest. Love the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alison B
Reviewed July 23, 2018

A fascinating hotch potch of architectural styles spanning 6oo years, started as a two storey stone tower and developed over centuries in to a variety of styles. Well worth visiting, very helpful and informative volunteer guides, cheap and cheerful tea rooms with fresh cakes and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Keith E
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Great place for a walk and a visit to the house The tea room is good everybody is helpful enjoyed every Minuit of my time there

Date of experience: July 2018
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Muzrif M
August 5, 2018|
Response from tishtash123080 | Reviewed this property |
Hi.. it’s £6 adults..Concessions £5... accompanied children under 16 free..car park is free..🐝🐝
May 17, 2016|
Response from TurtonTower | Property representative |
Hi. We haven't had farmers markets here for a few years now. Try Houghton Tower.
Peter e
August 25, 2015|
Response from TurtonTower | Property representative |
Hi. Unfortunately we don't now accept the explorer cards, but our prices are reasonable and kids under 16 are free!