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Interesting Hall - Great day out

We recently visited Shibden Hall while in Halifax. Really interesting building with lots to see and... read more

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shellp633
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Great little piece of history

Incredible place and full of history! I would say the only down size is that the tour only shows... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
aimee_931
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Set 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...more
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Lister_s Road | Shibden Hall reopens on 2nd March 2019, Halifax HX3 6XG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We recently visited Shibden Hall while in Halifax. Really interesting building with lots to see and learn about. We were particularly interested in the changes different families had made to the Hall throughout it's history and how they lived. Only £5 per adult which is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Incredible place and full of history! I would say the only down size is that the tour only shows secret parts on certain tours. I have been multiple times and saw certain parts of the hall that I wasn’t shown other times. Otherwise, it’s amazing...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank aimee_931
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fabulous time in the Hall, only £5 per adult. Lots of interesting things to see and facts to learn (I now know why we say “good night, sleep tight”!) Friendly, helpful staff too. There is also lots and lots to do if...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Penny D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shibden Hall is well worth a visit if you are in the area. It was built in 1420 and you learn about the various families that owned it over the years, including Anne Lister, the diarist. I found it very interesting seeing how they lived...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ReenaR186
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful house and gardens , really interesting afternoon there is also a big park and swings etc Firth’s children , tea shop and lots f parking . Tee s also a boating lake and a little ride on ran

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank irenepollyfirth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely old house surrounded by beautiful gardens, very interesting place to visit if your into history. Anne Lister once owned and lived here too. Below Shibden Hall, there is Shibden park which is a great park with a lake where swans and ducks reside, a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank gillmarkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We nt to Shibden Hall with a coach party of mainly elderly people.Unfortunately found it to be very unfriendly for people with mobility issues.Long walk from where we were dropped off to the hall and another long walk down to the café.Also inside the hall...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 1944traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful Elizabethan house. Everything is authentic and the house is classed as a museum. The intricate carvings and wood panelings are beautiful. There are easy read information boards in each room telling the history of it. We had a lovely lady join...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LadySurfinRocker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Run by the local authority to a very high standard, with helpful staff and lots to see and read. Also a good café in the grounds!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank maggy h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Halifax came up on our travel radar after a an Antiques Roadshow in the Piece Hall whetted our appetite for a visit Having looked at what else was worth a visit in the area Shibden House came high on the agenda Tuesday morning visit in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Marie R
February 7, 2019|
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Response from 581robb | Reviewed this property |
There used to be, I think it's restricted to summer time.
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Richard A
June 12, 2018|
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August 18, 2017|
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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
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