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Shibden Hall

Closed Now: 11:00 - 17:00
Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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Lunch with brother and sister in law

Met for lunch which was much improved from visits about a year ago. The food is traditional, but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Fascinating and fantastic

We decided to take make a visit here after staying in a hotel not far from shibden hall. We went... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Martina R
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et in the picturesque Shibden valley, a mile from Halifax, Shibden Hall dates back to 1420 and offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives of the people who lived and worked here. Shibden Hall's architecture is a mix of styles reflecting...more
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Lister_s Road, Halifax HX3 6XG, England
+44 1422 352246
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Met for lunch which was much improved from visits about a year ago. The food is traditional, but well presented and very tasty. It is British food, that is well cooked, tasty and the surroundings are superb, albeit off the beaten track, so a sat...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to take make a visit here after staying in a hotel not far from shibden hall. We went just as filming was suspended for the new BBC drama gentlemen jack. The staff explained that the house had slight cosmetic alterations due to filming...More

Thank Martina R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking charges. Suppose if your paying extra to travel to experience a wonderful place I used to take my children for a bus fare. Brilliant place. Dont out price yourself

Thank storersarah69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed visiting Shibden Hall at the weekend- it's a fascinating, well-curated little museum, and especially right now as many of the features have been restored to their original for the filming of Gentleman Jack. The grounds are gorgeous, the Hall itself is full...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Hall and Park the day before it was to close for more filming for the TV drama Gentleman Jack which is about the life of Anne Lister. The Hall and surrounding outbuildings is a lovely museum with very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable...More

Thank Endle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shibden Hall has had the BBC filming there most of the summer for a new Drama based on the life of one of its famous owners, Anne Lister. As repeat visitots (we took out an Annual Card option on our first visit) we didn't have...More

Thank Paul1971Leeds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love to visit this place even just for a quiet 10 minutes as a break from the hustle abd bustle of the larger park. Some great events with a small but dedicated staff. Give it a go . many happy memories here.

Thank gerardcahill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the house during the short period it is open this summer. The rooms are beautifully kept with many information boards and signs, giving visitors lots of information about the owners and the changes made to the house over the years. The information on...More

1  Thank Maverick2008
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We been to Shibden hall park numerous times over the years with our kids which have now grown-up. We all enjoy a long walk in the opposite valley and finish off at Shibden hall. We will be back since we have not yet been inside...More

Thank Jorgen L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to be in Halifax during a break in filming of Gentleman Jack so was able to go into the hall. I hadn't heard of Anne Lister before and fell in love with her before I left. I'm not sure if it...More

Thank JoAnne L
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Richard A
12 June 2018|
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Response from Jaywalker315 | Reviewed this property |
Shibden Park have deals depending if you want to use pitch and putt only or also go on the boats or on the small train (together there is a special package). There website shows some variations but the pitch and putt alone... More
29 January 2017|
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Response from CalderdaleM | Property representative |
Hello Dogs are allowed in the park, but must be kept on a lead in the childrens play area.