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Hawkstone Park Follies

Shrewsbury, England
+44 1948 841700
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Santa Safari

We visited for the Santa Safari and thought it was superb. You get taken up into the hills and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Emma H
Santa safari

First visit to this attraction and Santa event having done wonderland, Telford, WM Safari Park and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Emma M
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West Bromwich
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“swiss bridge” (41 reviews)
“santa safari” (31 reviews)
“every corner” (25 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
liztiernan, Guest Relations Manager at Hawkstone Park Follies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Diogenesism
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
liztiernan, Guest Relations Manager at Hawkstone Park Follies, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 9 November 2017

A great walk through beautiful countryside, fantastic views, trails, caves, bridges. What a way to tire the kids out, annual trip venue

Thank Club0-14
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Great walk with lovely natural landscape, lots of interesting follies and cracking views. Adults, kids and dogs loved it!

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I had seen people on the cliffs during a golf holiday 4 years ago, and added it to my virtual bucket list. It's amazing! We spent a hard work 2+ hours walking many of the trails - and the stairs! - but sadly ran out...More

1  Thank TimnJane5
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We visited for the Halloween trail and even though it was only a couple of quid it only consisted of a few clues and a small packet of sweets at the end. The walks are striking and there are some beautiful views but it is...More

1  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Around a 3 hour walk through the park to see everything. Beautiful park with interesting follies to see and challenges to be had, a real adventure. Some challenging routes, but it is always possible to avoid any heights and challenging bits with a different route....More

2  Thank pilotwoo
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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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