The rectory at Warton is a rare survival of a large 14th-century stone house with great hall and chambers. It served as a residence and courthouse for the wealthy and powerful rectors of Warton.
Read more about the history of the rectory.
Before You Go
Opening Times: Open daily, 10am-5pm from Easter to September, and 10am-4pm October to March. Closed over Christmas and New Year.
Access: The rectory ruins have a gravel floor, with short grass slopes behind. Limited disabled access.
Parking: On street parking is available in Warton.
Other Information: The rectory is opened daily by a local key keeper.
Plan a Great Day Out
Just 12 miles from the Old Rectory is Stott Park Bobbin Mill, at one time an extensive working mill that supplied Lancashire's spinning and weaving industries. Take a guided tour, explore the exhibition or browse for a souvenir in the gift shop.
A little further on is Furness Abbey. Discover the medieval treasures found here and explore the impressive remains.