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Shibden Hall

Lister_s Road, Halifax HX3 6XG, England
+44 1422 352246
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We visited the hall looking for a family day. Had bands playing and lots for the kids. Women in the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Halifax's Hidden Gem

From the beginning, it was clear that Shibden Hall is a very special place. As we walked down the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Val J
Barrowford, United Kingdom
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et in the picturesque Shibden valley, a mile from Halifax, Shibden Hall dates back to 1420 and offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives of the people who lived and worked here. Shibden Hall's architecture is a mix of styles reflecting its interesting and varied history. The adjacent 17th century aisled barn and workshops house a carriage collection and displays relating to different crafts, including a blacksmiths, coopers, wheelwrights and saddlers. Shibden even has a recreated brewhouse and inn. The Hall is surrounded by the beautifully restored gardens and estate that forms Shibden Park. There are a range of features and attractions, including a cafe and visitor facilities, miniature railway, boating lake, pitch & putt course as well as trails, play area, orienteering course and woodland in which to roam.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Lister_s Road, Halifax HX3 6XG, England
+44 1422 352246
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the hall looking for a family day. Had bands playing and lots for the kids. Women in the house were so helpful and informative it made it all the better. Will certainly come again with more family. Excellent

Thank ianm16butlin
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the beginning, it was clear that Shibden Hall is a very special place. As we walked down the steps to the beautiful garden in front of the house we were struck by the well-kept grounds and the impressive panorama. From the moment we entered...More

Thank Val J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent way to step back in time and absorb the atmosphere of those times. The guides are knowledgeable and interesting to listen to. Ask to see the 'secret' hidden wall painting. There are events held throughout the year to interest young and old alike...More

Thank Jaywalker315
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loads to do lots to see for everyone the house the history the garden ark railway boating Laky and you may be lucky and see the white lady walking the garden by the house

Thank Graham A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this hall Plenty of info on the history of the hall. Nice friendly staff. Lovely little coffee/ tea cafe. Great gardens and walks around the grounds. I would recommend this hall.

Thank ger888
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

My 12 year old & I were looking forward to visiting the hall then hiring a rowing boat or having a pitch & putt. Unfortunately the weather was awful but we had a great time having a look round the hall & buildings. Just the...More

Thank LouiseHudds
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Something for all the family here, very interesting historic house with interesting occupants! Staff are very helpful. The park is great for a walk, train ride or just a great climb in the children's play area. Nice little cafe to top it all.

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

A brilliant park with a nice cafe, a real train for children and a land train. The hall sits at the top of the steep park but there is gentle walk which you can take slowly - especially with little legs! The park has great...More

Thank K_Sutts
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Shibden Hall is a great way to spend a couple of hours walking round enjoying the surroundings. The park area is great, especially if you have brought a picnic before going round the hall. We enjoyed listening to the guides talking to the school children...More

Thank patsylandin
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The hall dates back to the early 15th century, and successive generations of occupiers have modified it sympathetically. On a walk round the overall effect is perhaps Jacobean. One of the former residents, mostly in the early 1800's, was Anne Lister, an unmarried sole tenant,...More

Thank Tony R
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Questions & Answers
29 January 2017|
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Response from CalderdaleM | Property representative |
Hello Dogs are allowed in the park, but must be kept on a lead in the childrens play area.
5 May 2016|
Response from katherine1255 |
I would like to know the prices for the crazy golf please?