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Hawkstone Historic Park and Follies





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Hawkstone Historic Park and Follies



Hawkstone Historic Park & Follies is a unique place. Created in the 18th Century by the Hill family (Sir Rowland and his son Richard), Hawkstone became one of the greatest historic parklands in Europe.

Centred around the 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 that covers 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 '2003 Adventure of the Year' by the Good Britain Guide, 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, restaurant and two 18 hole golf courses.

For opening dates and times for rest of the year, please call or visit the website for details.

Prices apply to Park Entry only with some special events at additional cost for participation.

We welcome well behaved dogs.


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Type Price Details
Adult £7.00
Child £4.50
Family £22.00 - £25.00 2 adults + 2 children and 2 adults + 3 children
Concession £6.00

Opening Times


February 16th-24th Only
March Saturday & Sunday Only PLUS 29th
April 5 days per week PLUS 2nd & 3rd, 9th & 10th (closed Tuesday & Wednesday)
May 5 days per week PLUS 28th & 29th (closed Tuesday & Wednesday)
June 5 days per week (closed Tuesday & Wednesday)
July & Aug 7 days per week
September 5 days per week (closed Tuesday & Wednesday)
October 5 days per week PLUS 29th & 30th (closed Tuesday & Wednesday)
November 1st-3rd Only
December Closed (except for pre booked Santa Safaris)

Opening Times

Gates open at 10am and close at 5pm (last admission 3pm)


On-Site café/restaurant Picnic Site On-site car parking Parking (free) Groups Acepted Min group size Max group size Toilets Guided Tours Available for Groups Educational Visits Accepted Ramp/Level Access Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors Toilets for Disabled Visitors Guide Dogs Permitted Visa accepted MasterCard accepted American Express accepted Diners Club accepted Switch accepted Delta accepted


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 carrying on 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).


The details displayed on this page are correct at the time of publication however, Shropshire Tourism would like to advise all visitors to check prices & opening times with the venue prior to traveling in case of changes that might have occured since the publication of this page. Whilst Shropshire Tourism endeavours to ensure that the information on this site is correct, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy and Shropshire Tourism does not accept any liability for error or omission. The directions above are for planning purposes only and should be used alongside a general roadmap or satnav system. Variables such as road/construction works, traffic, weather conditions etc may cause alterations to the route.