Turton Tower to re-open

Published Thursday 5 March 2015 at 17:43

The historic Turton Tower is to once to again open its doors to the public at 10 am this Saturday (7th March 2015).

Councillor Damian Talbot will be joined by local ward Councillors to officially cut the ribbon on the Tower’s spring/summer season.

Set in the picturesque village of Chapletown, the Tower, which is now a museum, was originally built by the Orrell family in the 16th Century.

Offering a fascinating look into 500 years of Lancastrian life and boasting a fine Victorian tea room the Tower is a perfect day out for the whole family.

For nature lovers however the Tower can act as starting point for nature walks that can explore the beautiful scenery that acts as stunning backdrop to the tower itself.

Councillor Damain Talbot Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Young People said:

Turton Tower is a real jewel in the Boroughs crown; it welcomes hundreds of visitors and year and I invite all those that have not been to explore the fascinating building to visit the Tower and have an amazing day out.

The Tower is open from 10am to 4pm every Wednesday to Sunday and every bank holiday. Under 16s go FREE and admissions prices are £6 for adults, concessions £5

Free on- site parking for cars and coaches is available. Admittance for guide dogs is available along with limited disabled access.

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