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Great family day out

Beautiful park with pitch and putt, rowing boats, little train, playground area, train up to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LindaS190786
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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A delightful area of parkland with the wonderful Shibden Hall Museum.

With lots of history of the Lister family at the Hall ( now being filmed for TV series) together... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sandrawD5156ET
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Shibden Hall Godley Lane, Halifax HX3 6XG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I hope I don’t come across as being over critical when I say this but we were very disappointed when we visited here today, especially after reading all the 4 or 5/5 reviews on here. It didn’t help that we travelled 45 minutes one way...More

1  Thank clairewyorks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful park with pitch and putt, rowing boats, little train, playground area, train up to Shibden Hall and a cafe. Children can feed the ducks or go exploring in the vast grounds. A great family day out

Thank LindaS190786
Reviewed 1 week ago

With lots of history of the Lister family at the Hall ( now being filmed for TV series) together with a lovely cafe, boating lake and miniature train, we had a lovely day.

Thank sandrawD5156ET
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice park for kids day out bouncy castle is ok kids area is decent boat ride good fun friendly staff

Thank Imran778866
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good day out. Plenty to do . A couple of fair ground rides alongside a train ride, a swing park , boating lake. Plenty of space for families to enjoy a run around or why not bring a picnic. There is a cafe with...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A large park within walking distance of Halifax and on bus route between Halifax, Bradford and Leeds. Good car park. Large grassy area for playing games, picnic or just sitting, two boating lakes, lots of ducks etc on lakes. Large and imaginative playground, suitable for...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A delightful park to visit with something for everyone, boating on the lake, children’s playground, lovely cafe

Thank Jean W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great park for everyone. Filming there at the moment so not everything up and running as it usually is

Thank mandyhodson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is fab come rain or shine, during busy weekends the boats can be hired and the little steam train, and if these are not available there is a massive park area, with a pond to feed the ducks, as well as shibden house...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery, mini railway, kids play park, boating lake; just some of the features of this great little estate, just outside of Halifax town centre. There are huge fields to play on or lay down on in the sun, or simply let your kids off...More

1  Thank Tom H
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Michelle M
8 June 2018|
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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
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nickipaul
14 November 2017|
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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
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