Knowsley Hall

Ian Jones, Food and Drink Editor
Knowsley Hall

Knowsley Hall has been in the ownership of the Stanley family (The Earls of Derby) since 1385, when it was a medieval hunting lodge, with the Hall opening its doors as a grand stately home in 1495. The home is family owned and situated on the private walled Knowsley Estate, home to The Earl & Countess of Derby.

Knowsley Hall and its grounds are used exclusively for weddings, conferences, product launches, award ceremonies and filming (Peaky Blinders and ITV’s Coronation Street have filmed here).

Knowsley Hall remains one of Merseyside’s hidden treasures, having been open briefly after the Second World War.  One-half of the Hall was then rented to the Merseyside Police for about 30 years until 1997. Since then, the present Earl (the 19th Earl) and Countess of Derby have made it their home and their life’s work to restore the Hall to its former glory. The first phase of restoration was completed in 1999.

Knowsley Hall is available for weddings, conferences, product launches, award ceremonies, charity balls, private parties and as a filming location. The Hall is open to the public for five days each year for a guided tour and will be open in July 2023.

Knowsley Hall, KnowsleyPrescot L34 4AG View map
Telephone: 01514894827 Visit Now

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