Oakwell Hall, Birstall 2473

Birstall, England, West Yorkshire

Brief Description

Oakwell Hall has a 20th century restoration of a 17th century garden associated with a grade I listed Hall. The hall dates to around 1583 with 17th century remodelling. Features include a moat, recreated herb garden, and pond. The site has an association with the Charlotte Bronte novel, \"Shirley\".

Visitor Facilities

The house is now a museum, set out as a home of the 1690s. The country park and garden are also open daily. Please see: http://www.kirklees.gov.uk/events/venuedetails.asp?vID=9 More information
Features
  • Planting
  • Description: Herb garden.
  • Manor House (featured building)
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Moat, Pond
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The house is now a museum, set out as a home of the 1690s. The country park and garden are also open daily. Please see: http://www.kirklees.gov.uk/events/venuedetails.asp?vID=9

Directions

The site can be reached from junction 27 of the M62. Follow the A62 or the A652 to Birstall.