Ordsall Hall - Salford's Grade 1 listed Tudor manor house - was first recorded in 1177. Since then, it has been home to medieval gentry, Tudor nobility, Catholics loyal to the crown, butchers, farmers, an Earl, an artist, priests, scout troops, mill workers, cows and several ghosts!
Today, it is an engaging heritage site open to visitors for 6 days a week throughout the year. Surrounded by landscaped grounds, it boasts hands on exhibitions, immersive room settings and a small cafe. The Hall re-opened in May 2011 following a two year £6.5 million restoration project.
Why not bring a picnic to eat in the orchard and then enjoy a peaceful stroll around the house and gardens?
The Hall and grounds are free to visit. Find out more to help plan your visit including directions, opening times and facilities available.
Ordsall Hall will be closed to the public on Monday 27 May 2013.