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Park Hall - The Countryside Experience
Park Hall Countryside Experience is an exciting, award-winning leisure venue for families to enjoy that contains a whole world of activities for children and adults alike.
INTRODUCING PARK HALL - THE COUNTRYSIDE EXPERIENCE
As the Winner of Farm Attraction Of The Year in 2010, Park Hall Farm in Oswestry stands out as one of the major family attractions both in Shropshire and nationally.
What makes Oswestry's Park Hall Countryside Experience so special is that there's something for all ages to enjoy and participate in. The fun is in the doing! Whether that be milking a cow, taking a ride on a tractor or simply walking around the delightful nature trails.
LATEST NEWS & OPENING HOURS
Open Daily 10.00am-5.00pm until 30th Sept 2012
From 1st Oct 2012 open weekends only.
October Half term (19th Oct - 5th Nov) Open daily 10.00am-5.00pm
Winter weekends from 5th Nov. open 10.00am-4.00pm
Santa Experience: Open every weekend in December & Christmas Eve.
Closed 25th Dec 2012 – 15th February 2013.
February Half Term 2013 Lamb Feeding begins
LET'S BEGIN WITH THE ANIMALS
Around February Half-Term is when the ever-popular Lamb Feeding starts! This is followed up in April by the Pig Racing - yep, you heard right. :) Ever milked a cow? Well, now's your chance with the Hand and Parlour Milking.
Then there's the Pony Grooming and the amazing Heavy Horses where you can get to meet Charm, the gentle and magnificient Clydesdale. Not to mention the glorious small herd of Highland Cattle. And let's not forget the smaller animals like the rabbits and guinea pigs. Park Hall often have baby rabbits which are a sight to see!
Oops, just been nudged by one of the ducks to mention the Duck Pond where you can see Geese too! Being a farm, chickens and a few cockerels will be in residence in the Stableyard.
KIDS' LANDROVERS & DRIVING SCHOOL
There's a fabulous off-road track for kids in specially designed Landrover Defender replicas, ideal for children between 6-14 years. The Children's Driving School is unique in this area in giving children an early opportunity to "learn to drive" in a purpose-built environment.
Fun for all ages, you can also have a go with the Mechanical Diggers and practice your sand-shifting abilities. :)
CHILDREN'S BIRTHDAY PARTIES
Park Hall Countryside Experience is an amazing place for a children's birthday party - and best of all, there's no time limit. You can stay all day!
You choose which activities you want the party to include such as action adventures and animal activities and Oswestry's Park Hall Farm will do the rest. Find out more about Birthday Parties.
When the weather's fine, children can enjoy the Crazy Farm Adventure Course, the Woodland Adventure Play Area or have tremendous fun in the Play Village with it's four wooden play houses and picnic seating.
Hours of imaginative fun for youngsters!
THE WELSH GUARDS COLLECTION
This is a stunning collection of uniforms, artefacts and memorabilia which tell the story of the Welsh Guards following it's formation in 1915. Superbly curated with knowledgeable guides, this is a fantastic collection for adults and children alike!
THE VICTORIAN SCHOOL & MUSEUM
What would it be like to attend a Victorian School? Well, in this unique Oswestry attraction, children can experience, first hand, what it's like to be in an actual lesson for one hour! And no, lateness will not be tolerated!
To take part, please pre-book your visit - to run a lesson requires a minimum of 20 and maximum of 50 people. It's an experience that will put today's school attendance into a rich historical context.
EXTRA SPECIAL EVENTS
Look out for Park Hall Countryside Experience's extra special events such as Lamb Feeding, Pig Racing and Easter Activities and their Halloween Hauntings with a new Haunted House - very spooky! And at Christmas time, don't miss the wonderful Father Christmas Grotto.
Park Hall Countryside Experience being a Victorian Farm in Oswestry set in 130 acres is an ideal place to visit for schools across Shropshire, Staffordshire, Powys, Herefordshire, Cheshire and the Wirral.
Children will have the experience of a lifetime learning aspects of geography, history and science along with the enjoyment of the physical activities.
REGULAR DAILY SCHEDULE
Each open day at Park Hall Countryside Experience, there are Landrovers, Children's Driving School, Pony Grooming, Meeting the Heavy Horses, Small Animals, Tractor Ride, Pig Petting, Hand Milking and Parlour Milking.
For the latest information, click here.
IF THAT WASN'T ENOUGH... :)
Park Hall Countryside Experience have a tremendous Tearoom in which to relax during your visit and a Gift Shop with a vast range of curious and educational toys, souvenirs and books.
The spacious Tearoom provide a fine selection of hot meals, sandwiches and home-made cakes. They are happy to provide Farmyard Lunchboxes for the children. Just relax with a tea or coffee while the children play. :)
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