Opening during COVID

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About Oakwell Hall

oakwell hall and country parkOakwell Hall was built by John Batt in 1583 and is now run as a 'living museum' furnished as the Batt family home in the 1690s.

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Virtual Tour

virtual tour of Oakwell HallLook around this wonderfully authentic 16th Century Manor House. Go straight to your favourite room, or take the whole tour, starting in the Great Hall and moving round the house from room to room.

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Planning Your Visit

site map of oakwell hall, batleyDetails of Oakwell Hall's opening hours, how to find us, advice on planning your visit and event a look at the weather!

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Books about Oakwell

books about oakwell hallOn this page, you'll find books about Oakwell Hall, its history and local area - and about Oakwell Hall's Bronte Connection.

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The Ghost of Oakwell Hall

the ghost of william batt?Oakwell's most famous legend concerns the ghost of William Batt, owner of the house in 1684. He was a young man of 25...

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