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Good walk

Nice walk around the park with dogs and a toddler, a bit muddy if you go off track so wear... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amy C
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Lovely afternoon wander with some lunch

We had a really nice wander around the area, around the pond and my son (age 3) really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
L0uiseB124
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Selby, United Kingdom
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Shibden Hall Godley Lane, Halifax HX3 6XG, England
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All reviews miniature railway boating lake land train pitch and putt ducks and swans pedal boats nice lake nice cafe mini train all ages lovely grounds children's playground play area duck food nice food well worth a visit lovely place
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank L0uiseB124
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 Yvette T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Access from the East is tricky so check it out first. The park is spacious with a decent play area for the kids and plenty of places to explore. Car parking is adequate but surface could be better. There is a cafe adjacent to the...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Took the Grandchildren last week. Lovely grounds. Nice play area. Ducks and gulls. Two types of trains and a boating lake. Unfortunately, when I have been with the grandchildren these are never operating. I thought being the school holidays these would be open by 10.30am....More

Thank Dorothy S
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited shibden park over the bank holiday, great place to visit , good for families, plenty to do , good old fashioned entertainment, inexpensive car parking-£1:50 all day , great cafe near car park . Miniature railway , boating lake , playground and acres of...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Not changed much over the last ten years, Caffe shut worth checking winter closures before you visit.

1  Thank Gibbysoul
Reviewed August 27, 2018

called into cafe as was out with the family nice little place to eat nice food great sevice very wellcoming

Thank shaun830
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Michelle M
June 8, 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
November 14, 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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