About Greenfield Valley

Welcome to North Wales best representation of the Industrial Revolution. We have brought the past back to the future and present the old world for you to experience. We are the most comprehensive museum devoted to the Industrial Revolution in North Wales. We tell stories of factory work men, women and children who gave their lives to make way for our modern way of life.

The Museum depicts powerful history through the ages about the local farming and milling communities dating as far back as Victorian and Tudor times. We focus on cotton, copper and brass trading industries and what it was like to work in these poor conditions.

The Park is not just a museum but an events stage too as weekly we have Children's activities to attend, mainly through the school holidays and always at weekends. You can find out below 'what’s on' by scrolling down the page.

The park is a great place for children to spend the whole day. They are guaranteed to have a blast, with so many things to do and see such as the Toddler Tractor Heaven, the Indoor Soft Play Area, our Mega Tower Maze, the big Adventure Tree House, swings, the Water Power and not forgetting our newest attraction the Tunnel Maze, we do hope you can join us soon.

Greenfield Valley Map

Opening Times:

Open everyday 10:00am - 4:30pm


Daily Adult: £6.70
Child: £3.90
Concession: £5.50
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £18.90

Daily with gift aid Adult: £7.20
Child: £4.30
Concession: £6.10
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £20.00

Neither Flintshire County Council nor Greenfield Valley Trust accept responsibility for damage or injury which may occur as a result of the public attending the Museum. Anyone attending events does so at their own risk.
All the activities within the Park are subject to alteration and change at the discretion of Greenfield Valley Trust and Flintshire County Council.

Season Pass and Concessions:

Season pass March 2017 until March 2018 Season pass – requires named adult(s) Adult : £18.50
Concession: £17.20 (with 3 children, 5 and under)
Mini (1 adult, 2 children, 3 under 5) £32.90
Family: (2 adults, 4 children, 3 children under 5) £45.00

Please ring to check prices for group bookings

School visits can be booked through ringing 01352 714172 or emailing volunteerco-ord@greenfieldvalley.com

“Brilliant day out with grandchildren" My grandchildren aged 4 & 7 loved this place as there was plenty to do. There favourite things were the maze, treehouse play area, the museums and seeing the animals. The staff are all very friendly, knowledgable and helpful. My husband and I are looking forward to visiting without the grandkids as there seems to be some very nice walks which we didn't manage to do as we couldn't get away from the play areas!!!!
Diane D
Trip Advisor

What can you do at Greenfield Valley?

We are constantly adding new things to see and kids activities, so keep an eye out for those

Industrail Revolution History

Industrail Revolution History

Have you ever wondered who made these machines? Or perhaps how did they make them? At the museum you can find out where they came from and what where they used for!

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The Abbey

The Abbey

All that is left now are ruins, but Basingwerk Abbey has fantastic historical importance for the area but also for Wales as a whole! Visit us and find out more!

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Workers Cottages

Workers Cottages

Families who worked and lived at Greenfield Valley had their cottages restored so that we can see what they looked like back in those days. It is fantastic to see the difference in living standards then and now.

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Valley Museum

Valley Museum

We have a large collection of family records of those who lived at Greenfields throughout the years. Who know your ancestor may have lived and worked here! Come find out.

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Nature Walks

Nature Walks

Greenfield Valley is surrounded by beautiful woodland which allows for spectacular nature walks around the site. Have you ever seen signets up close?

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Daily Events

Daily Events

During the schools holidays we have daily events to keep the little explorers minds occupied. When they're back in school we have weekend events to keep them going!

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Get your 2017 Season Pass today at Reception. Includes free entry to all events!

There are many reasons to sign up for a Season Pass

Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us!

September Events

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th, 10.00am to 4.30pm, Drop in: Open Doors FREE Entry

Visit our Heritage Park for FREE.

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th, 11.00am to 3.00pm, Drop in: Revealing History Through Objects

Discover the history of North East Wales through 100 objects! North East Wales Heritage Forum will be here to guide you through the history of the area with displays, handling tables and family activities.

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th, 10.30am to 3.30pm, Drop in: Greenfield Valley Home Front Weekend

Step back in time to Britain during WW2 on the Homefront. Become a member of the Home Guard, make your own WW2 craft and see how life was like during the second world war.

Saturday 30th, 1.30pm-3.30pm, Drop in: Weird and Wonderful Creatures

Discover all creatures Weird and Wonderful! The North Wales reptiles and raptors Sanctuary will be at Greenfield Valley with the amazing creatures they have rescued.

October Events

Sunday 1st,  10.30 – 2.00pm to 3.30pm, Drop in:  Victorian Day 

Find out what life was like for the Victorians. Come to our school room and meet Mrs Parry. Make your own Victorian Toys and play Victorian Games. Explore our museum and discover the tales of the children who worked in the factories in Greenfield. Visit our steam bottling plant and learn all about the factory work here in the valley.

Saturday 7th 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Shadow Puppet Workshop

Celebrate this years Big Draw Theme. Living Lines and create your own shadow puppet characters with Steve Sharples and put on a show to impress.

Saturday 14th 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Weird and Wonderful Creatures

The North Wales Raptor and Reptile Sanctuary will be here with creatures they have rescued. Come and discover what they have brought with them.

Saturday 21st, 1.30 pm to 3.00pm, Drop in: Fossil Making

Wales was once full of Volcanoes and once erupted made creates into Fossils. Come and make your own Fossil (without the need of Volcanoes) to take home.

Saturday 28th 10.30am to 3.30pm, Drop in: Zoetropes

Join artist Juliet to celebrate The Big Draw, Make your own moving images inspired by the Victorians.

Monday 30th Ring for times: Pumpkin Playtime

Back by popular demand we have Halloween Pumpkin crafting. Bring your own Pumpkin and carve out your very own creation. Booking only for this event and available for pass holders are served first if booked with a £5 returnable deposit. 8 Slots for pumpkin carving get yourself on the list.

Tuesday 31st 2pm  – 50 Minutes Long: Rumpelstiltskin

An enchanting, colourful production adapted from the original tale by the Brothers Grimm. With specially composed music and beautiful  carved  hand, rod and shadow puppets.  Not to be missed.

Did you know that you can be a volunteer with us?

Contact us:

01352 714172

Find us:

Greenfield Valley Museum Heritage Park, Greenfield Road, Greenfield, Holywell, CH8 7GH