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.

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Hall opening times

Christmas and New Year opening hours

For Christmas and New Year opening hours please see Christmas opening times

Regular opening times

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

Kirklees School holidays

  • Tuesday to Thursday 12:00-16:00 (last entry 15:30)
  • Saturday & Sunday 12:00-16:00 (last entry 15:30)

Bank Holidays

  • 12:00-16:00 (last entry 15:30)

Opening times: facilities

  • Country Park - open 24hrs daily
  • Visitor Centre Shop - 10:00-16:00 Wednesday to Sunday
  • Visitor Centre Car Park - 9:00-16:00 daily
  • Visitor Centre Toilets - 10:00-16:00 daily (reduced access Monday/Tuesday)
  • Bradford Road Car Park - open 24 hours daily


Nutter Lane, Birstall, West Yorkshire, WF17 9LG

Oakwell Hall Birstall

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