Oakwell Hall

Oakwell Hall Country Park

A stunning Elizabethan manor house, furnished as a 17th Century home. Charlotte Brontë featured the Hall as ‘Fieldhead’ in her novel Shirley. Listen to the ghost story or try our children’s Bits & Batts trail.
Also explore the award winning gardens and 110 acres of country park. There is also a café and gift shop.

Opening Times:
Oakwell Hall
Saturday & Sunday: 12noon to 4pm
School holidays: Tues to Thurs 12noon to 4pm
Closed Mondays to Fridays except Bank Holiday Mondays

Visitor Centre
October to March
Open Wednesdays to Sundays 10am - 4pm
(and Tuesdays in Kirklees school holidays)

Admission to Oakwell Hall:
Adult: £3.50
Child: £1.00
Family: £8.00 - for two adults and up to four children
Kirklees Passport holders: 50% discount.
Visiting groups should pre-book.
Please call or see our website for details.

Entry to the Hall is free to members of the Friends of Oakwell Hall. Membership forms are available from the shop.

My Location

Oakwell Hall Country Park

Nova Lane
Birstall
Batley
West Yorkshire
WF17 9LG

Telephone: 01924 324 761
Email: oakwell.hall@kirklees.gov.uk

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Oakwell Half-Term Outdoor fun for families / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-02-06T00:00:00Z">Wed 06 Feb 2019</span>Oakwell Half-Term Outdoor fun for families / Wed 06 Feb 2019

Oakwell Hall and Country Park in Birstall is running one of its popular outdoor activity trails during February half term. This time the theme is frog...

Photography and Craft Exhibition / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-01-25T00:00:00Z">Fri 25 Jan 2019</span>Photography and Craft Exhibition / Fri 25 Jan 2019

Exhibition and sale of work by local artists Visitor Centre Barn, Oakwell Hall, Nova Lane, Birstall WF17 9LG Saturday 9 February – Sunday 3 March O...

Creative Writing / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-01-17T00:00:00Z">Thu 17 Jan 2019</span>Creative Writing / Thu 17 Jan 2019

Get writing using the country park as inspiration. Sunday 17 March: 2pm-4pm £5 per person: pre-booking essential Book places at the Visitor Centre...

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Mother’s Day Cream Tea / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-03-31T00:00:00Z">Sun 31 Mar 2019</span>Mother’s Day Cream Tea / Sun 31 Mar 2019

Sittings at: 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Treat yourself, or a loved one to a cream tea and scone followed by an introductory talk about Oakwell in the ...

Busy Bees Crafts / <span >Wed 03 Oct 2018</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2019-03-27T00:00:00Z">Wed 27 Mar 2019</span> <span>(6 months)</span>Busy Bees Crafts / Wed 03 Oct 2018 to Wed 27 Mar 2019 (6 months)

Wednesdays 1pm-3pm Drop into the Discovery Classroom in the Visitor Centre and learn a new craft, or even bring your own craft along with you. Tea an...

Tai Chi / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-03-24T00:00:00Z">Sun 24 Mar 2019</span>Tai Chi / Sun 24 Mar 2019

An introduction to Tai Chi on the Hall rear lawn. Each session £5 per person. Pre-booking essential.