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image for Historic House item typeHoghton Tower

  • Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Historic Site, £10

HISTORIC HOUSES ASSOC FRIENDS

Contact

The Office

01254 852986

Address

Hoghton,
Preston,
Lancashire,
PR5 0SH

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

May, June, Jul, Aug, Sep. Mon-Thu & Sun. BH Sun and Mon except Christmas & New Year & Good Friday. Group visits by appointment all year. Please check website for admission times.

Prices

Adult Ticket £10.00, Child Ticket £8.00, Concession £8.00, Under 5 Free.

Directions

By Road:
Situated midway between Preston and Blackburn on the A675 - the Old Road. Using the motorway it can be reached via M65 jct 3 (5 mins), M6 jcts 28 & 29 and M61 jct 8.

By Public Transport:
Preston Railway Station (25mins) has frequent main line services linking London and Scotland.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Preston Railway Station station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
    • Yesis grass
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas steps and no ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesClear signage
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 10
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu