This historic building is an excellent place to give your holiday in England a shrilling experience. It is actually spooky with a long history that dates back to 750 years. It nestles within its walls tales and tragedies that are best experienced with a guide. Enjoy a walk back in time where the beautiful architecture captivates you and the stories transports you to this intriguing era in the history of England.
The Ordsall Hall is located in the area of Salford in Greater Manchester. The Hall once belonged to the Radclyff family and rose to fame during their residence there. They lived in the house for over 300 years after which the house was finally sold in the year 1662. Since then it served as a venue for several purposes which include a working men’s club, radio station and school for clergy neither of which persisted. In 1959 it was absorbed by the Salford City Council and was eventually opened to public as a house of the yesteryears with a museum within its walls. Today the house is one of the most visited attractions in Manchester. It was the setting for the famous novel ‘Guy Fawkes’ written by William Ainsworth in 1842. Its beautiful high ceilinged architecture gives it a chilly effect and whispers tales of secrets and tragedies. All this is only amplified by the several ghost cameras attached in the vicinity which is thought to have a caught a ‘white lady’ within the premises. Mostly found in the Star Chamber and Great Hall the figure is believed to be Maregeret Radclyff who died of a broken heart! All these with the many chambers and Halls of the building make it all the more intriguing to explore.
England is filled with plenty of chilling experiences as it has its fair share of dark ages. The history is intriguing and really worth a thorough exploration. Stay at the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels UK and tour this city completely. Take your time; there are plenty of UK hotel specials so you don’t have to worry about being ripped off. Especially with the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels which has excellent packages making it one of the most sought out 4 star UK hotels.