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Hawkstone Park Follies

Shrewsbury, England
+44 1948 841700
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Fascinating Place, great day out.

Around a 3 hour walk through the park to see everything. Beautiful park with interesting follies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pilotwoo
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Very bad customer service!

My sister had brought tickets in preparation of our visit from Australia. On the morning we planned... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Campbunny
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Shrewsbury, England
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+44 1948 841700
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Around a 3 hour walk through the park to see everything. Beautiful park with interesting follies to see and challenges to be had, a real adventure. Some challenging routes, but it is always possible to avoid any heights and challenging bits with a different route....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister had brought tickets in preparation of our visit from Australia. On the morning we planned to go she rang the office and asked what time it opened. The person on the phone told her the hours. Then she rang again to ask if...More

Thank Campbunny
liztiernan, Guest Relations Manager at Hawkstone Park Follies, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Please accept our apologies for the way in which your enquiry was handled, and we are sorry to learn that you had a wasted journey. Based on your feedback we will ensure that all staff are fully aware of opening dates.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hawkstone Park must be one of England’s earliest purpose-built tourist attractions, though it dates back to the days when only the wealthy leisured classes were able to enjoy such pursuits. Taking advantage of the impressive sandstone cliffs that rise above the surrounding Shropshire plain, the...More

1  Thank Sunny5Jim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing way to spend a summers day! This place is ace and it's great value for money, considering you can spend an entire day there if you so wish. The views are amazing, the walk is fun and the caves are cool! It's...More

1  Thank iTomCash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit Hawkstone around once every three years. Every time I go, I find the plan they give you very poor and confusing as it does not show up all the paths. Would be better if they numbered the attractions in sequence so you could...More

1  Thank walcotman
liztiernan, Guest Relations Manager at Hawkstone Park Follies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback which will be passed on to the park manager. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is really nothing to dislike about Hawkstone Follies. Its a reasonably priced attraction, just £8.25 admission for adults, with concessions and family tickets available too. Open all week during the summer months and at weekends only during autumn and spring (so check opening times!)...More

1  Thank oldfart2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Full walk is about 5k and can be comfortably done in a couple of hours with a few stops. Your overall fitness is a key indicator of how enjoyable you will find this experience. If you have joint issues, limited aerobic capacity or are a...More

2  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 9 September 2017

What a fantastic place! I felt like a kid again! Climbing to the top of the monument for a fantastic view and a refreshing breeze on a warm day, making my way with a torch through the caves, crossing bridges and climbing stairs. It was...More

1  Thank VJ173
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Visited during a family celebration, and from the youngest to the oldest everyone (15 altogether) had a great time in lovely surroundings. We were given a warm welcome and the lady ensured we had the right combination of tickets, for the best 'price' (including discounts...More

2  Thank Roger B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon here with my husband, wow, so many things to see, lots of quirky little twist and turns. Climbed the monuments windy staircase, the view was worth the climb, felt like I was on top of the world. Not one for fainted hearted...More

1  Thank Corrinapole
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ianjaynehilton
27 September 2017|
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Response from Janet M | Reviewed this property |
There are a few little nooks and crannies with built in seating that would do for a rest and a little shelter.We had lovely weather when we went,so our dog accompanied us on the walk around the follies.There is a nice open... More
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Rachel H
6 January 2017|
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Response from Club0-14 | Reviewed this property |
Personally I don't believe it would safe to do so, there are many steps and many steep drops. Paul
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Rachelle S
13 December 2016|
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Response from Jenny F | Reviewed this property |
pushchairs no, lots of steps and caves and steep drops. A lovely walk, not too far from whichurch is Attingham park National trust, there r lots of different things to do n see, but the most beautiful is the deer park, you... More
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