Oakwell Hall exterior

Oakwell Hall is a Grade I Listed Elizabethan manor house, furnished as a family home of the 1690s, complete with its own mysterious ghost. Oakwell Hall was also visited by Charlotte Bronte in the 1830s and it was immortalised as 'Fieldhead' in her 1849 novel 'Shirley'.

Outdoors, you can explore 110 acres of Green Flag Award winning country park with period gardens, nature trails, mountain bike track, playground and picnic areas, gift shop and cafe.

Hall opening times

Regular opening times

  • Every Saturday & Sunday - 12:00-16:00 (last entry 15:30)

Kirklees Half-term holidays

  • Monday 29 May- Thursday 1 June - 12:00-16:00 (last entry 15:30)

Kirklees Summer holidays (26 July - 31 August)

  • Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - 12:00-16:00 (last entry 15:30).
  • Monday 28 August - 12:00-16:00 (last entry 15:30).

Opening times: facilities

  • Visitor Centre Shop - 10:00-17:00 daily
  • Visitor Centre Car Park - 9:00-17:00 daily
  • Visitor Centre Toilets - 10:00-17:00 daily
  • Bradford Road Car Park - open 24 hours daily


Nutter Lane, Birstall, West Yorkshire, WF17 9LG

Oakwell Hall Birstall

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