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Hawkstone Historic Park and Follies

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Tel : +44 01948 841777
Fax : 01939 200335

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£23.00 - £26.00

£4.75 - £4.75

£6.25 - £6.25

£7.25 - £7.25

Centred around the Medieval Red Castle and the awe-inspiring Grotto Hill, it offers visitors hours of delight and excitement and stunning views of the Shropshire countryside and beyond. Hawkstone Follies is a historic parkland covering 100 acres. Intricate pathways, ravines, arches and bridges, the towering cliffs and follies, the hermit in his hermitage and King Arthur addressing his troops in the awesome caves combine to create a magical visit that can last around 3.5 exhilarating hours. Voted '2010 Shropshire's Best Daytime Family Attraction' and Winner of Small attraction of the Year award 2013, its eccentric collection of follies and woodland walks offer a delightful day out and fun for all the family. Hawkstone Park is also home to a 66 bedroom Hotel, restaurants and two 18 hole golf courses. For opening dates and times for rest of the year, please call or visit the website for details.

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Hawkstone's Medieval Weekend

The Follies at Hawkstone, in the heart of Shropshire, is set to host a weekend of medieval re-enactments.

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posted 17/07/2012 00:00:00

Retirement of Follies manager

For the past 15 years Roger Whitehouse has been as important – and fascinating – a part of Hawkstone Park as the historic 18th century Follies.

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posted 25/06/2012 00:00:00



By Road

From the M54, follow on to the A5. At the junction of the A5/A49 (N) take the A49 towards Whitchurch or follow signs to Battlefield industrial estate. At the next two main roundabouts go straight on, following the A49. Turn right to Hawkstone (signposted). Follow road into the village of Weston under Redcastle, bearing right, follow the road down. Finish on the left at Hawkstone Park and Follies (signposted).

By Public Transport

From Wem station it is 4 miles to Hawkstone Historic Park, Hotel and Follies.

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Hawkstone Historic Park and Follies facilities include:

  • First aid facilities
  • In countryside
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor event/attraction
  • Guided tours available for groups
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Suitable for families
  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • Group discounts available (min group size)
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted
  • Café/restaurant
  • Picnic site
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Groups accepted
  • Max group size
  • Min group size
  • Special group rates
  • TIC staff admitted free
  • Toilets

Hawkstone Historic Park and Follies accessibility includes:

  • Designated parking within about 50 metres of main entrance
  • Disability awareness training for all personnel
  • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside main entrance
  • Handrail by ramp
  • Handrail by steps
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
  • Level access, ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • Level access, ramp or lift to gift shop
  • Level access, ramp or lift to information point
  • Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
  • Service dogs permitted (eg guide dogs)
  • Toilets for disabled visitors
  • Ramp/level access

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