Shibden Hall is the focus of the BBC drama series written by Sally Wainwright, 'Gentleman Jack' exploring the life of Anne Lister (1791 - 1840) and those who lived in the Hall and Estate. The series, entitled 'Gentleman Jack' aired on the BBC from the 19th May and also on HBO in 2019. Shibden Hall dates back to 1420 and offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives of the people who lived and worked here, including the noted diarist Anne Lister (1791 - 1840). Shibden Hall’s architecture is a mix of styles reflecting its interesting and varied history. The adjacent 17th century aisled barn and workshops house a carriage collection and displays relating to different crafts, including a blacksmiths, coopers, wheelwrights and saddlers. The Hall is surrounded by the beautifully restored gardens and estate that forms Shibden Park. There are a range of features and attractions, including a cafe and visitor facilities, miniature railway, boating lake, walking trails, play area, orienteering course and woodland in which to roam.
Lister's Rd Halifax West Yorkshire GB HX3 6XG
Areas of Shibden Hall
Shibden Hall is open seven days a week until the 24th December 2019, except for the 7 - 15 November. Monday - Friday : 10am - 5pm Saturday - Sunday : 11am - 5pm PLEASE NOTE: Shibden Hall will be closed from the 7th to the 15th November 2019 for essential building works. In 2020, Shibden Hall will re-open from Monday the 2nd March. We currently expect the Hall to be closed for filming for a number of weeks during June/July and September/November 2020. If planning ahead then aim for March to May or August when we expect to be open. Watch website and social media for further details nearer the time.