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About the venue

  1. Countryside Centre open daily throughout Easter School Holidays.

    Oakwell Hall and Visitor Centre opening times:

    (N.b. Visitor Centre is currently closed until April 2015 for refurbishment.)

    From 1 March to 31 October summer opening times:

    Tuesday to Thursday 11am to 5pm;

    Saturday and Sunday 12noon to 5pm.

    Monday and Friday: Hall is closed.

    Visitor Centre is closed Monday, but open on Friday 11am to 5pm.

    From 1 November to 28 February winter opening times:

    Tuesday to Thursday 11am to 4pm;

    Saturday and Sunday 12noon to 4pm.

    Monday and Friday: Hall is closed.

    Visitor Centre is closed Monday, but open on Friday 11am to 4pm.

    Admission to Oakwell Hall Country Park and Oakwell Visitor Centre is free.

    Admission to Oakwell Hall

    Adult: £2.50

    Child: £1.00

    Family: £6.00 (two adults and up to four children)

    Kirklees Passport holders: 50% discount

    Annual ticket for Oakwell Hall and Red House

    Adult: £6.00

    Child: £2.50

    Family: £14.50 (two adults and up to four children)

    Kirklees Passport holders: 50% discount

    Visiting groups should pre-book.

    Oakwell Hall was built in 1583 and is now furnished as a family home in the 1690s and offers visitors a real insight into a post English Civil War household.

    The site also includes over 100 acres of country park, a visitor centre, gift shop, nature trail, picnic sites, playgound and newly refurbished Countryside Centre.

    The Hall is an attractive Elizabethan manor house, set out as a family home of the 1690s and surrounded by 110 acres of country park. The Visitor Centre includes a shop, café and the "Discover Oakwell" gallery.

    This beautiful Elizabethan manor house has delighted visitors for centuries. Visiting in the 19th Century, Charlotte Brontë featured it as 'Fieldhead' - the home of the heroine in 'Shirley'. Built in 1583, the hall is now set out as it would have been in the 1690s, when it was the home of the Batt family. A mixture of authentic and reproduction furnishings provide a real insight into late 17th Century life. Set in beautiful countryside where you can stroll around the delightful period garden or check out the inhabitants of the wildlife garden.

    Parts of the Hall are inaccessible for wheelchairs.

    There are wheelchair and pushchair accessible paths around the park.

    For full details please see the Accessibility information on our website, or contact us.


Address:

Oakwell Hall,
Nutter Lane,
Birstall,
Batley,
WF17 9LG

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