Meet the Guides

Adrian Warrell - 'Adrian Warrell Discovers'

Historian Adrian gives a range of fascinating talks on a variety of topics from WW1 to 'Toys of Yesteryear' in full authentic costume with 'have a go' props.


Joanne Halliwell 'aka' Janey the witch

The witch of Samlesbury is here. Will she spook you with her grizzly tales of witches and legends? Joanne also plays the part of scatty Betsy BumbleBee during school holidays


Simon Entwistle

Well-known historian Simon provides daytime history & ghosts tours of the Hall. Plus special evening spooky tours – Please see our events for more information


Ken Beasley

Bring the Hall to life and follow King Henry VIII as he guides you around the medieval rooms. Learn about the bloodshed, romance and turbulence that have filled the Hall over the centuries.