What’s On

  • Toddler Tuesdays

    By on March 20, 2019

    Make the most of term time with your child or grandchild before they start school.

    Come along on one of our Toddler Tuesday events and get an Adult or Senior Entry to The Follies for Half Price for every Toddler (3yrs or under).

    Valid on:
    Tuesday 19th March
    Tuesday 26th March
    Tuesday 2nd April
    Tuesday 9th April

    If popular, additional dates will be added for the summer term. We hope to see you soon!

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  • Enchanted Trail – Daily from 16th Feb

    By on January 17, 2019

    The Enchanted Trail is included free of charge* for every paying child. It is a magical trail throughout the landscape gives an extra incentive for tired little legs.

    Following the wonderfully illustrated trail booklet done by local artist Emma Lawrence, you will get to explore the beautiful surroundings of the Follies as well as finding interactive fun along the way.

    You will love the giant’s telephone, have fun climbing towers and enjoying the mystical caves. But be careful! Watch out for Trolls! The youngsters will collect leaves and ingredients for their magical spell including finding the pot of gold from the end of the rainbow.

    This children’s trail is the perfect way to add extra magic for the younger adventurers. Don’t forget to tell us the magic word (new word for 2019) before you leave to get your Enchanted Trail certificate.

    *One trail booklet per paying child on standard days during 2019. Additional trails can be purchased for £1 each. Trails are subject to availability and will not be running through certain special events.

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  • Mothers Day Offer – 30th & 31st March

    By on March 4, 2019
    Treat your mum or gran to a day out at the beautiful Hawkstone Park Follies over Mothers Day weekend with free admission.
     
    Every mum or gran visiting with at least one paying child will get FREE admission on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st March 2019.
     
    Standard terms and condition of entry apply.
     
    Entrance opens at 10am, last admission at 3pm, park closes 5pm.
     
    3s and Under £0
    Child £5.75
    Additional adults £8.25
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  • Easter Egg Quest – 13th-28th April

    By on March 1, 2019
    Come and join us this Easter Holiday and take part in our fun Easter Egg Quest around the Follies. Find all the hidden eggs to get your chocolatey prize!
     
    As well as an Egg Quest included for every paying child, there will be some free family fun crafts in our Glass House Classroom.
     
    Don’t wait until the Easter bank Holiday weekend. Come along and join us in this family fun every day from 13th until the 28th April 🙂
     
    Are you an Annual Pass Holder, bringing an under 3 (FREE admission) or you are an adult who wants to take part? Don’t worry, extra trails can be purchased for just £2.
     
    Open daily from 10am-5pm (Last admission 3pm)
    3s and under £0
    Children (4-15yrs) £5.25 (Includes Easter Egg trail and prize)
    Adults £8.25
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  • Follies Fun Dog Show – 9th June

    By on March 1, 2019
    A canine filled fun day for all, our popular family fun dog show is back!
     
    In support of the Greyhound Trust, this fun filled day includes agility demonstrations, have a go training, show classes, doggy stalls, local food, and a chance to find out more about a range of animal related charities along the way.
     
    PLUS your entry fee includes full access to 100 acres of Follies to explore as well as a dog friendly Tearoom and Gift Shop.
     
    Come along and bring your four legged friend and enjoy this summer Sunday in the beautiful Grand Valley.
     
    Open 10am-5pm (Last admission 3pm)
    3s & under £0
    Child £5.75
    Adult £8.25
     
    10am – Great Global Greyhound Walk
    Are you a Greyhound Trust member? Arrive between 9:30-10am to join the global walk and get free entry to the Follies and the days Dog Show
     
    10am-5pm – Walk & Explore
    Food Stalls -Doggy Gifts – Agility Displays – Have a Go Training
    Dog Friendly Tearoom & Gift Shop
    Full access to 100 acres of Follies Walks
     
    11:30am – Registration
    Registration opens for classes
     
    12-3pm – Show Classes
    Perfect Puppy – In the Middle – Glorious Golden Oldies – Best Greyhound – Prettiest Bitch – Handsome Dog – Beautiful Eyes – Best Condition – Best Rescue – Dog the Judge would like to take home!
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  • Pride and Prejudice – 21st July

    By on February 6, 2019

    Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austen’s notorious heroine. When Elizabeth meets the terse and abrupt Mr. Darcy, she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets the eye?

    Brought to life by award-winning writer Laura Turner, this adaptation has been a favourite of Chapterhouse audiences for years and will be a joy to perform in the company’s 20th year of touring.

    Join friends and family for an evening of theatre beneath the stars in the stunning Grand Valley at Hawkstone Park Follies, basking in the glow of this timeless classic.

    Sunday 21st July 2019
    Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm.
    Adults £16
    Child/Student £11
    Under 5’s FREE
    Family of 4 £46

    Further information and tickets will be released shortly, so make sure you keep an eye on our facebook page so you don’t miss out!

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  • Wuthering Heights – 17th August

    By on February 6, 2019

    The perfect summer evening out, set in the beautiful Grand Valley at Hawkstone Park Follies…

    This year, Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the wild and tempestuous love story of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, set on the beautiful and mysterious Yorkshire moors. This tale of passion and revenge has thrilled readers and audiences alike for generations and now, in an adaptation by award-winning writer Laura Turner, is set to entrance Chapterhouse audiences for an evening of theatre beneath the stars. Can Catherine and Heathcliff’s love endure, or will the forces of nature tear them apart?

    Saturday 17th August 2019
    Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm.
    Adults £16
    Child/Student £11
    Under 5’s FREE
    Family of 4 £46

    Further information and tickets will be released shortly, so make sure you keep an eye on our facebook page so you don’t miss out!

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  • Charity Christmas Fayre @ Hawkstone Park Hotel

    By on October 25, 2018

    Wednesday 14th November

     

    Join us for a great evening at our neighbouring Hawkstone Park Hotel for our Charity Christmas Fayre on Wednesday 14th November in support of Hope House and Severn Hospice. 

    We are delighted to be joined by Wem Community Choir and will have a range of stalls that are being constantly added to.

    A lovely excuse to have a browse for gifts and support both local businesses and very worthwhile charities at the same time.

    Tickets available from: Way A Head, Barkers, reception at Hawkstone Park Hotel or pay on arrival.

    See you soon!

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  • Santa Safari

    By on October 25, 2018

    30th November to 23rd December 2018

    A magical adventure by Land Rover through the illuminated woodland to see Santa in his real hillside Grotto.

    Arrive at the Hawkstone Park Follies visitor centre and check in for your trip. After a warming festive drink you’ll be whisked off in one of our Land Rovers across the Park, through the Grand Valley, under the Wishing Arch and up the steep hill to Santa’s spectacular network of caves.

    Santa’s elves will keep you entertained as you wander around the decorated, fairy-lit caverns and tunnels until you finally arrive at your destination – the magical grotto itself! Every child will receive a gift from Santa.

    You’ll have the opportunity to meet Santa’s reindeer and enjoy the illuminated woodland fantasy. You can even finish off your visit with a Christmas meal in the beautifully renovated Hawkstone Park Hotel restaurant.

    Pre booking is essential and spaces fill up quickly! Click here for tickets.

    Please note bookings are made online and full payment is required at the time of booking. 

    For further info on dates, times and prices: 

    Hawkstone Park Follies Santa Safari 2018

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  • Hawk Walks

    By on October 25, 2018

    2019 Hawk Walk bookings now being taken…

    Hawkstone Park Follies is the perfect place to introduce you to the wonderful birds of prey that Shropshire Falconry centre bring along to fly through the trees. 

    A Hawk Walk experience lasts approximately 2 hours through the lower woods of the Follies accompanied by feathered guides and their experienced handlers.

    A Hawk Walk is the perfect experience to book to see these ‘wolves of the sky’ in action, with participants being able to enjoy these birds in their natural environment. 

    To book your place please call Steve/Lisa on 07968 715564/07719 909967 or visit: www.shropshirefalconry.co.uk

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