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Hawkstone Park Follies

Shrewsbury, England
+44 1948 841700
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Fab Family Day Out

Our first visit having only just discovered it! We had a fabulous family day here with children... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ella900
via mobile
Been several times and it is always magical

A great day out, the kids always love it, although bring sturdy shoes! There is a good mix of wild... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
HeMan321
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
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“swiss bridge” (41 reviews)
“santa safari” (32 reviews)
“every corner” (25 reviews)
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Shrewsbury, England
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+44 1948 841700
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"swiss bridge"
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"santa safari"
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"every corner"
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"strenuous walk"
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"white tower"
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"treasure hunt"
in 10 reviews
"sensible shoes"
in 11 reviews
"steep steps"
in 13 reviews
"walking shoes"
in 10 reviews
"hour walk"
in 14 reviews
"breathtaking views"
in 11 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 15 reviews
"interesting walk"
in 9 reviews
"great walk"
in 21 reviews
"worth the climb"
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"children aged"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our first visit having only just discovered it! We had a fabulous family day here with children aged 6 & 8. There's plenty to keep children and adults interested, just don't take any short cuts if you can help it as there is a surprise...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great day out, the kids always love it, although bring sturdy shoes! There is a good mix of wild woods, interesting follies and caves to keep everyone interested.

Thank HeMan321
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go with children for this adventure and youll soon go back to your childhood. Such a magical place. Britains original theme park with a surprise at every turn. Theres a lot to be said for going back to basics. ENJOY.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in the area and had some time to spare so thought we would burn some energy off. We were a group of 7 - 2 in our 60's, 2 in 30's and three children. We spent three hours walking and exploring and all had...More

Thank Maureen F
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liztiernan, Guest Relations Manager at Hawkstone Park Follies, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review, we are delighted to hear you all had a good time.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited a number of times in groups of adults and children over the years, I have always found it a really enjoyable way to get us out in the fresh air. The trail is easy to follow, scenery lovely and of course all the...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

We visited for the Santa Safari and thought it was superb. You get taken up into the hills and then start your journey by meeting a couple of Santa's reindeers. Then you go through various caves all of which are dressed up to a different...More

Thank Emma H
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

First visit to this attraction and Santa event having done wonderland, Telford, WM Safari Park and Severn Valley steam train previously. This review is based on positives and negatives. Positive are the actual experience is unique going to see Santa in a 4 x 4...More

Thank Emma M
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liztiernan, Guest Relations Manager at Hawkstone Park Follies, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Dear Emma, thank you very much for your feedback in respect of our Santa Safari which is much appreciated. It really helps us when reviewing our plans for next year. Overall we are very glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

With undulating paths through woods and Rhododendrons the park hides the idiosyncratic buildings and tunnels created by less than willing workers.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

What a thrill for the whole party from 6 years to 70 years old, a lot of hard work to set up the grotto,but well worth it, all the elves friendly and helpful drivers were very friendly and informative for the grandchildren explaining the what...More

Thank Vivienne R
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We have just come back firm the Santa safari and I have to say I was so disappointed. Felt very rushed. It was all over in half an hour. Santa was ok but no photo had to use my phone for £37 I would have...More

1  Thank Hottopy
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liztiernan, Guest Relations Manager at Hawkstone Park Follies, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Normally the whole Santa Safari takes about an hour, so I am unsure what happened during your experience and would ask you to accept our apologies for the fact that you felt rushed. We don't provide a photographer any more as most people do prefer...More

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soniaap
1 November 2017|
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Response from Roger B | Reviewed this property |
Their website Hawkstonparkfollies says it closed in November and December, except for pre-booked Santa Safaris in December
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ianjaynehilton
28 September 2017|
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Response from AzPotts | Reviewed this property |
sorry, bit late. There's a Cafe near the entrance, but think it may refuse entry to dogs. We didn't take ours. Don't think there are many covered areas.
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Rachel H
6 January 2017|
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Response from Club0-14 | Reviewed this property |
Personally I don't believe it would safe to do so, there are many steps and many steep drops. Paul
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