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Oakwell Hall

Oakwell Hall - gate
Step back in time at Oakwell Hall which was built in 1583 by John Batt, and is now furnished as it might have been in around 1690, when the Batt family were in residence.

Charlotte Bronte's description of ‘Fieldhead’ in the novel Shirley was inspired by the magnificent Elizabethan manor house which is Oakwell Hall in Birstall.

Built in 1583 the Hall was home to the Batt family during the 1690’s and is now set in 100 acres of managed, mature country park, incorporating period gardens, exhibitions, cafe, shop and children’s play area.

A lovely setting for a summer picnic, or enjoy the changing scenery on a stroll at any time of year.

Oakwell Hall hosts a range of seasonal events throughout the year. Click on the link below to see whats on during your visit.

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