Lister’s Road, Halifax HX3 6XG Directions
Architectural and Historical Buildings, Collection of Horse-Drawn Carriages, Basket-Weaving Shop, House, Play Area, Group Visits, Rock Gardens, Cascades and Boating Lake, Hall, Tourist Attraction, Tower, Workshops, Trails, Woodland & Orienteering Course
Shibden Hall is a mixture of styles that reflect its exciting and varied past. The adjacent barn and workshops, aisled from the 17th century, houses a range of carriages and displays related to various crafts including blacksmiths, coopers, wheelwrights and saddler. The Hall is surrounded by beautifully restored children park gardens and estate. There are several attractions and features, including a café and visitor facilities, a miniature railway. It gives tourists a fascinating journey through the lives of those people who have been living and working here.
Price: Adults £4.50, Children 5-16 years/Senior Citizens/Passport to Leisure £3.50, Family (2 adults, 2 children) £12.50, Group of 10 or more £3.50 per person & Evening visits (minimum number 20) £9.00 per person
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THE PIECE HALL
Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE Directions
Landmarks, Hall, Tourist Attractions, Visitor Centres, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings, Guided Tours, Group Visits, Workshops, School, Family and Adults Programs, Heritage Centre & Gift Shop
Piece Hall is one of the most famous Georgian buildings in Britain. It was a highly visible indication of the fabric manufacturers ' vast wealth, confidence and ambition. The grade l listed is a precious thing, an architectural and cultural phenomenon that is unique. The twelfth and eighteenth centuries, the country as a whole spanned about 800 years. It's now open seven days a week with independent shops, restaurants, cafés and bars, heritage visitor centre, art gallery and a spectacular event program.
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HALIFAX TOWN HALL
Crossley Street, Halifax HX1 1UJ Directions
Architectural Building, Sculptures, Meeting and Conference, Interior and Exterior Design, Historic Sites, Victoria Hall, Historical Places, Culture and Heritage, Family Programs & Trails
Halifax Town Hall is a 19th-century Halifax Town Hall Grade II listed building. It is notable for Charles Barry's furniture and interiors, and his friend, Edward Middleton Barry, and John Thomas's sculptures. The building was opened to the public on 11 August, and on 18 September 1863 the first meeting of the Council took place in the new Town Hall. It provides guided free tours.