Opening during COVID

Please read our COVID guide to find out about the changes we've made to keep you safe. 

The Kirklees Council site will tell you about the latest opening hours.

Oakwell in a new light

lights Amazing pictures of Oakwell at night.



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Garden Restoration

prince andrew at oakwell hallFollowing many months of detailed research, the Friends and staff of Oakwell Hall restored the gardens to the condition they would have been seen in around 1690 and HRH Prince Andrew came along to visit.

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Winter Gardens

winter at oakwell hall country parkWinter, and the garden is still lovely, with clipped yew and box and winter flowering jasmine on the trellis. The woodwork in the garden was copied from a 17th Century design book. 

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The Mystery Ram

the mystery ram of oakwell hallVisit Oakwell Hall Country Park and the odds are you will see some young person astride the beautiful carved stone ram either posing for the family album or just for fun.

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Aerial Views of Oakwell

aerial views of oakwell park yorkshireEnjoy our gallery of aerial views of Oakwell Hall, taken in 2008.



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Nature Trail

the nature trail around the country park, oakwell hall, yorkshireWhy not have a wander around our lovely park? The Nature Trail follows a figure of eight route and is just under two miles long. 

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The Faith Garden

oakwell hall faith garden and outdoor classroomThe aim of the faith garden is to provide 'a special place' which can be used for quiet reflection and as an outdoor classroom.

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Wild About Water

the wild about water projectBuilt in a partnership with the Biffaward scheme, Kirklees Council and BTCV the "Wild about Water" scheme represents a major addition to Oakwell Hall Country Park's facilities.

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Fiddlehead and Fernblades

the friends at the launch of the new sculptureOakwell Hall Country Park's public sculpture, called 'Fiddlehead and Fernblades',  was officially launched on Sunday, October 19 2008.

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