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Suitable for most ages

Took the Grandchildren last week. Lovely grounds. Nice play area. Ducks and gulls. Two types of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dorothy S
Halifax, United Kingdom
Great place to visit , family and dog friendly

Visited shibden park over the bank holiday, great place to visit , good for families, plenty to do... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Shibden Hall Godley Lane, Halifax HX3 6XG, England
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All reviewsminiature railwayboating lakeland trainpitch and puttducks and swanspedal boatsnice lakenice cafemini trainall ageslovely groundschildren's playgroundplay areaduck foodnice foodwell worth a visitlovely place
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the Grandchildren last week. Lovely grounds. Nice play area. Ducks and gulls. Two types of trains and a boating lake. Unfortunately, when I have been with the grandchildren these are never operating. I thought being the school holidays these would be open by 10.30am....More

Thank Dorothy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited shibden park over the bank holiday, great place to visit , good for families, plenty to do , good old fashioned entertainment, inexpensive car parking-£1:50 all day , great cafe near car park . Miniature railway , boating lake , playground and acres of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not changed much over the last ten years, Caffe shut worth checking winter closures before you visit.

Thank Gibbysoul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

called into cafe as was out with the family nice little place to eat nice food great sevice very wellcoming

Thank shaun830
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic Perfect location for my big birthday party the staff were amazing and looked after our every need. We had beef horseradish and pork and stuffing baguettes which were served during the evening by waiters on trays The drinks are all sensibly priced with...More

Thank Gottch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a beautiful day out here. We had two children, a dog, two scooters and a pram. There is plenty for many to do. We walked around the whole park. Fed the ducks Had a picnic Rode the train. The parks were lovely and...More

Thank CRRIBussy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this park as a child, with my children and now my grandchildren ... Cafe there now and the food is great

Thank Pauline T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us spent a lovely day here in glorious sunshine. The kids, aged between 4 and 11, had a great time. There's plenty to do, we enjoyed the boating lake with both rowing boats and paddle boats and the train around the park...More

Thank Therovinglass
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Ask my grandchildren where to go.Answer Shibden Park.Plenty to occupy them ,take a picnic as there is plenty of green space for games.For us it is a bus ride and there is stop near the main entrance however you must use the crossing on leaving...More

Thank Margaret A
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Lots to do & see.. plenty of space to run around. The kids park part is really big and has different things for all ages.

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Michelle M
8 June 2018|
Response from penduss | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but this is not a definite answer more of a guess but the boats almost certain open the train a bit doubtful as it’s a voluntary job for the summer months(I once saw it advertised) sorry I can’t be more helpful but be... More
14 November 2017|
Response from davemoore45 | Reviewed this property |
The boats are available in the warmer weather at weekends and school holidays, and have seen them during the week occasionally, but they don't hire out after around September until Easter time. I suppose they don't get the... More