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Easter Family Fun

This Easter hundreds of children explored an Easter egg trail, expertly set out by the Friends of Lytham Hall. They enjoyed a bouncy castle, got lucky at the tombola and munched plenty of chocolate. The RSPCA were on hand with bunnies and guinea pigs that were in need of a home. They also provided advice about the best ways to keep pet rabbits. A great day was had by all. In the future we really hope to include the Dovecote in the egg hunt, as it would have been the place where the Clifton got their eggs from for centuries. The dovecote on the estate was built in the eighteenth century and inside there is room for around 850 doves. The birds enter through the roof of the dovecote and nest in

Spring at Lytham Hall

Spring has most definitely sprung here at Lytham Hall, the days are longer and getting warmer and we’ve seen the first picnickers on the lawn. The daffodils are receding and the blooms of bluebells and celandines are filling the woodland with fresh vibrant colour of the new growth of the season. Tree felling in the grounds has halted during bird nesting and we are moving on to other maintenance duties. It's not just the flora of the grounds that are feeling the effects of spring, the fauna is too with our woodland full of the sound of birdsong and our regular grey heron now paired up and establishing a nest site for the first time. The grey heron is a distinctive bird that sits at between 9

Easter Daffodil Clifton

This week, spare a thought for Easter, will you? We mean Muriel Easter Daffodil Therese Clifton, of course, the fourth child of John Talbot Clifton and Violet. She was born on Easter Monday 13 April 1914 and named by servants and friends of the family, or so it is said. Her mother Violet really wanted another son – Harry, the eldest, only had sisters Avia and Aurea as siblings. Easter Daffodil lived mostly in Ireland and at the family’s estate in Scotland at Kildalton Castle. It was there that she first met Gerald Baird, who managed the Scottish estate for her father. She was only eleven, but she knew she was going to marry him. And true to her word, she did. They got married on her 22nd bir

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ADDRESS: Lytham Hall, Ballam Road, Lytham, FY8 4JX

OFFICE PHONE: (01253) 736652
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EMAIL: lytham.hall@htnw.co.uk

 

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Lytham Hall is owned by Lytham Town Trust (charity no. 1000098) and managed by  Heritage Trust for the North West (charity no. 508300).

 

 

 

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