In this week when the clocks have gone back and Halloween is just around the corner, ghosts and ghouls are on everyone’s mind. And as we’re preparing for our spooky tours, they are certainly on ours too! Have you heard the story of the grey lady who haunts Lytham Hall? She is sometimes seen in the long gallery, but also in the grounds. She is thought to be the ghost of Eleanor Cecily Lowther, whose husband Colonel John Talbot Clifton died in 1882 in Algeria. She was first seen during the Second World War when the Hall was used as a convalescence home for wounded soldiers who rested in the Long Gallery. It is possible that she is searching for her lost love and thought that she may find him a

South Prospect Garden

As we near the end of 2014 we are focusing on completing phase I of the restoration project in the South Prospect garden. The wooden steps up the Mount using larch from our own parkland have almost been completed by our excellent team of “Mounties” volunteers. The contractors have erected traditional estate fencing to keep deer and rabbits out and are creating the hard landscaping including the parterre. This area remains closed to the public for the time being and we hope to complete the works in February. There have been a few archaeological discoveries along the way which have been protected in situ until further controlled archaeological work in 2015. Of course, all this work has meant

Winter Art Fair: 8 & 9 November 2014

With less than 4 weeks to go before The Winter Art Fair at Lytham Hall, make sure you add this date to your diary and enjoy fantastic quality art and craft with great artists from the Fylde Coast confirmed. As the seasons change and Winter approaches, the Hopeful and Glorious Winter Art Fair on Saturday 8th November and Sunday 9th November 2014 10.30am -4pm guarantees to delight and surprise. Over 25 amazing artists, designers and makers will be showing the best of British art and craft at the Fylde coast’s Georgian gem, Lytham Hall. A stunning range of art and craft will be shown including mosaics, paintings, textiles and ceramics. Prices range from £2-£250. Winter Fair artists include many



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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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