Love, witchcraft, war and death: if walls could speak, how much more might we learn about our history? Whether you are interested in design, architecture, interiors, or social history, explore the homes of some of the people who helped to shape modern Lancashire.
From town houses to manor houses to castles, explore the homes of some of historic Lancashire's most important residents. See stunning architecture and interiors, beautifully landscaped settings and discover the true and sometimes gruesome stories behind the powerful people who lived there and also those who worked there.
Home to the Shuttleworth family for many hundreds of years, Gawthorpe Hall is a grand Elizabethan house set in the heart of East Lancashire. Let us take you back in time to discover more about the people who lived and worked above and below stairs.
Explore Lancaster's oldest town house. This Grade I listed building was home to Judges visiting the Assize Court at Lancaster Castle. Discover fascinating and dark stories behind the people who lived here including notorious witch hunter Thomas Covell.
Built on a site first inhabited by the Romans, Lancaster Castle itself dates back 1000 years. Also a working court and prison the castle has been home to monarchs and criminals. Its history is surrounded by stories of majesty, treason, witches, law and death. From the Grand Jury Room where Queen Victoria dined, to the chilling dungeons, uncover the amazing stories behind the people who lived and died here.