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Oakwell Hall and Country Park

Nutter Lane, Birstall WF17 9LG, England
+44 1924 324761
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Pleasant place for a walk

Enjoyable afternoon stroll with friends. Attractive grounds. The old Hall was closed at the time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheffielder007
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Free parking

Never been before Great children play areas and walk for buggys or wheelchairs Free parking makes a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kazwhit9
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Nutter Lane, Birstall WF17 9LG, England
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+44 1924 324761
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable afternoon stroll with friends. Attractive grounds. The old Hall was closed at the time, unfortunately. Well laid out paths through attractive valleys, woods and open grassy areas. Muddy paths in places after rainfall. Nice little cafe. Some interesting wrought ironwork. Big car parks but...More

Thank Sheffielder007
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Oakwell Hall and Country Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed our walk. The bottom car park is open 24 hours a day - it's only the ones near the visitor centre and Hall that are closed at 5pm.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never been before Great children play areas and walk for buggys or wheelchairs Free parking makes a change My only bug bear was it was well signposted to near site but none to tell you which rd to take from main rd which is strange

Thank kazwhit9
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Oakwell Hall and Country Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your revie. Could you let us know which sign was missing and I can look into it?

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for the 1st time in years on Sun 30th April, we wanted a good walk in the countryside & the first good news was that it's free parking & entry to the site (apart from the Hall itself, but we wanted to be outside...More

Thank MattAndLol
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Oakwell Hall and Country Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Pleased to hear you had an enjoyable walk, we hope to see you and your son again.

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to come and have a walk with your friends. It's got a lovely cafe and gift shop. Nicley kept with lots of nature.

Thank IH87
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Oakwell Hall and Country Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you think it's a nice place and well kept.

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Visit every day to walk the dog. Disabled friendly. Great for kids, nice playground for juniors and teens. Always lots to do for kids during school holidays. House worth a visit.

Thank Enkayo
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Oakwell Hall and Country Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, so pleased to hear you are such a regular visitor!

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great for a nice walk out whether on your own or as a couple or with family excellent place for dog walkers the house is a must to see how people lived in the Cromwell era For families with young children there is a great...More

Thank barry s
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Oakwell Hall and Country Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I love this place wether I come alone or with friends, to see the house or just have a cuppa in the cafe or go for a stroll or stride out walk. The paths are clearly marked and the whole place has a country feel....More

Thank JenniferGaleCass
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Oakwell Hall and Country Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad it has many memories for you and I hope the weather is kind for planting the tree in memory of your Mum.

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Visited today with daughter and with the grandchild in an all terrain buggy. The Hall was closed for refurbishment but we weren't interested in that, just in walking the grounds. It a great country park if you've got active, mobile children but it's not a...More

1  Thank MacHawk
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Oakwell Hall and Country Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. There is a map on the website and available in the shop with details of the accessible routes around the park. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 22 March 2017

we went here for a day we realy enjoyed walking the grounds they have a few little gift places and arts place we didnt go into the hall as it was closed the day we went but we were able to walk around it which...More

Thank Oompalumpa1
Emma C, Audience Development Manager at Oakwell Hall and Country Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Hall is closed for some refurbishment works and will reopen on the 8th April.

Reviewed 15 March 2017

Very relaxing place to be. Full of History. We have taken the grandchildren to the play areas. They can play on the usual swings and slides or play in the woods where there are fallen branches left for them to build dens and generally use...More

Thank valeries20922
Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Oakwell Hall and Country Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. We should have the new events leaflet out this weekend with details of plays, events and workshops over the summer.

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dancebabe1984
Does anybody know if there is a bus that passes?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Shaun391 |
283 Bradford goes past it's not much further than gomersal park hotel on the left.
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Denise B
We are planning a picnic at Oakwell Hall Country Park over the weekend and are trying to find out if a portable barbeque is permitted? Can anyone help please? Thank you
12 May 2017|
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Response from Denise B |
Thank you everyone for taking the time to answer. I did try multiple times to contact Oakwell Hall Country Park to find out in advance, but was only able to get through to an answering machine... (with no reply to my q... More
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Stephanie D
Is it ok to cycle at the county park and if so what time do u open on Sunday 13th November for entry to just the country park grounds
12 November 2016|
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Response from Emma C | Property representative |
Its ok most places just watch for dogs, horses and walkers.
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