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Lovely park with lake. Lovely walks and excellent tea rooms. Tea rooms has outside seating where... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan1st
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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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The park is easily accessible from parts of Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield, dog as well as family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helen M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely park with lake. Lovely walks and excellent tea rooms. Tea rooms has outside seating where dogs are welcome.

Thank Jan1st
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is easily accessible from parts of Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield, dog as well as family friendly. A large open space with two car parks and a large cafe with other kiosks in use, the boating lake and miniature train ride open especially in...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely family park with boating lake,miniature railway,safe kids play area access to Shibden Hall and a good value cafe with reasonably priced,above average meals and snacks.Pitch and put and woodland walks for the exercising of young limbs and animals,Swans and ducks to feed for...More

Thank maggiesue236
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shibden is a great park with lots of different things to do. There's a train, boats if the weather's nice and a big park that caters for small and older children it even has a zip wire. Parking is reasonable, the cafe is nice with...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean lots of wild life about. The station was closed so a little disappointed plenty of room for children to play and run around. Went for hot drink and lunch for my granddaughter I don’t advise anyone getting the children’s lunch box not worth...More

Thank loopydelooo
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Nice walk around the park with dogs and a toddler, a bit muddy if you go off track so wear appropriate footwear! Lovely little cafe with decent prices. Park is also great but can't take dogs in

1  Thank AmyC181
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We had a really nice wander around the area, around the pond and my son (age 3) really enjoyed feeding the ducks and playing in the park. The steps from Leeds road were a bit slippery, but as it’s autumn and it was raining it’s...More

1  Thank L0uiseB124
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Shibden Park has open space, a boating lake, big playground and a small train to ride on. The grounds are beutiful and have Shibden Hall as another attraction. There is ample parking (Payable) and a good cafe.

1  Thank 225JimH225
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

There are plenty of car parks although you must pay for parking. Dogs are permitted in the park, but not in the children’s play area or the Hall itself. There is a boating lake with swans, geese and ducks. There is a miniature rail way...More

Thank 183yvettet
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I have been going to Shibden Park since I was a kid, and I'm now 70! On my recent visit, I was with my son, who has learning difficulties. He loves the park too. I've been taking him since HE was a kid! We particularly...More

Thank Mike 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
15 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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