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Oakwell Hall

Nutter Lane
Birstall
Nr. Batley
West Yorkshire
WF17 9LG

Picture yourself as the Lady of the Manor showing off your painted panelling and magnificent beds with their feather mattresses, or as a servant scrubbing the kitchen pans and emptying all those chamber pots! Welcome to the 17th Century.

This beautiful, Elizabethan manor house has delighted visitors for centuries. Charlotte Bronte 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.

Stroll around the delightful period garden or check out the inhabitants of the wildlife access garden. Break for tea in the Oak Tree Cafe and treat yourself to a present from the well-stocked shop.

Visit often and watch the seasons change in the Green Flag Award Winning country park - 100 acres of the original estate for you to explore. As well as waymarked nature trails and numerous picnic areas, there's an equestrian arena and an adventure playground.

Visit the refurbished Countryside Centre, featuring a brand new interactive display that tells the story of our country park from the time before dinosaurs to the present day.

Look out for our events programme. From period candlelight evenings to lively family activities, there's plenty to bring Oakwell to life!

General Information:

  • Gift shop
  • Café
  • RADAR accessible toilets
  • Please telephone for information on wheelchair access to Hall
  • Gardens mostly wheelchair accessible

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    Oakwell Hall Postcode for SatNav: WF17 9LG

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    +44 (0)1924 326 240
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    +44 (0)1924 326 249
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