Summer fun at Oakwell 2017

Get youngsters out and about this summer with fun activities at Oakwell Hall Country Park in Birstall.

About Oakwell Hall:

Oakwell Hall is furnished as a family home in the 1690s and offers visitors a real insight into a post-English Civil War household. The site also includes over 100 acres of country park, a visitor centre, gift shop, nature trail, picnic sites and playgound.

So we think it makes it the perfect place for kids to have fun this summer…

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Activities to get involved in this summer:

In addition to Bushcraft Mondays, outdoor activities for the over 5s, and Bush Babies, environmental-themed activities for the under 5s, there will be a fantasy quiz trail running throughout the school holidays.

Bushcraft Mondays

Bushcraft Mondays start on 31 July and will continue on Mondays 7, 14 and 21 August, 10.30am-12noon. The cost is £5 per child and places must be booked in advance. Children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Bush Babies

Bush Babies are on Tuesdays 1, 8, 15 and 22 August, 10am-11.30am. The cost is £3 per child, including a juice drink, and places must be booked in advance. Children must be accompanied.

The Enchanted Oakwell trail

The Enchanted Oakwell trail around the country park runs from Saturday, 29 July, to Sunday, 3 September. The trail sheet is 50p and there will be a small prize for correct entries.

Take part in these fun activities:

Trail sheets will be available from the Visitor Centre shop, next to the car park at the top of Nova Lane, Birstall. Places can be booked on the activity sessions in person at the Visitor Centre or by telephoning 01924 324761.

During the school holidays Oakwell Hall will be open Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday and Sunday, 12noon to 4pm.

Admission is £3.50 adult, £1 child and £8 family. Tickets are available from the Visitor Centre shop at Oakwell.

Learn more about Oakwell Hall:

You can learn so much more about our fantastic space at Oakwell, through our webpages.

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