Activities for all

Activities at Smithills Hall


TIMELINE EXHIBITION – open for viewing


Come along and see the permanent Timeline Exhibition of 700 years of Smithills Hall’s history, situated in the old kitchen area . Follow the timeline from 1335 to the present and read the fascinating story of the people and events influencing the history of Smithills and beyond. This display is worth a visit. Entry to the exhibition and other areas of the Hall is free.


Volunteer guides will be able to give guided tours around this historic Hall, , and the Hall is presently operating under Covid social distancing requirements

There will be a charge  by Bolton Council for guided tours from 1 November 2019 of £5 and £4 for concessions. For information about tour dates and block bookings etc phone the Hall on (01204) 332812

Further information about other places to visit in Bolton can be found on Bolton Council’s website at:-


If you are looking for a special venue for a wedding why not consider this historic Grade I listed building set in its own beautiful grounds.

Civil ceremonies can be held in the historic Medieval Great Hall, or the richly panelled Tudor Withdrawing Room. The refurbished Devey Room is now available for receptions and registered for weddings.


Tudor panelled Withdrawing  Room

Full details can be seen or email
or phone – 01204 332853

Bolton Registry Office is now at:-

The Town Hall (One Stop Shop)
Victoria Square
01204 331185