30 November 2017 – Trip to Smithills Hall, Bolton
Smithills Hall is a Grade I listed manor house, and a scheduled monument in Bolton. The oldest part of the structure is the Great Hall in the north range which was probably built in the early-14th century and once was surrounded by a moat,
There are also a consecrated chapel and Victorian extensions including The Poppin Tea Rooms, where we enjoyed a relaxing tea and coffee.
Later we enjoyed fish and chips at the Olympus in Bolton town centre.