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

Pricing:

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!

August Events

Tuesday 1st, 1.30pm-3.30pm, Drop in: Decorative Tins

Paint your own watercolour landscape to create a decorative border for a tin.

Wednesday 2nd, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Victorian Toys

In the past children made their own toys! Have a go at making your own toy and play with our Victorian toys.

Thursday 3rd, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Blacksmiths Puzzle Challenge 

The forge is all fired up! Can you solve the Blacksmiths Puzzle?

Friday 4th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Bookable on the day: Woodland Crafts

Become tree experts with Woodland Skills Team from Bodfari! Learn how to recognise different trees and all the things you can make with them!

Sunday 6th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: African Drums

Learn how to play an African Drum!

Sunday 6th, 12pm to 4pm, Drop in: Steam Bottling Plant Open

Drop in and see our Steam Bottling Plant in one of the old mills at Greenfield Valley. Only open once a month don’t miss your chance to see this machine in action!

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

Put on a show to impress by making your very own puppet characters with Steve Sharples.

Wednesday 9th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Clay Medieval Tiles

Make your own Medieval Tile inspire by those made hundreds of years ago!

Thursday 10th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Architecture Boxes

Design your own miniature box inspired by architecture using collage and mixed media.

Saturday 12th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Circus Skills

Run away and join the circus for the day at Greenfield Valley! Join Stiltmania and learn circus skills and tricks to impress your friends!

Tuesday 15th, 11pm & 2pm, Drop in: Puppet Parade – Outside Performance

Stephen John’s Positively Potty Puppet Parade will be performing outside in the Wire Mill garden. The lively show is full of puppet, magic and balloon modelling!

Wednesday 16th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Bobbing Bugs

Create your own funky bug!

Thursday 17th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Shadow Puppet Workshop

Put on a show to impress by making your very own puppet characters with Steve Sharples.

Thursday 17th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Blacksmiths Puzzle Challenge 

The forge is all fired up! Can you solve the Blacksmiths Puzzle?

Friday 18th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Inky Pots

Create your own 2D pot decorated using oil pastels and inks!

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th, 10.30am to 3.30pm, Drop in: Anglesey Hussars Royal Horse Artillery

Witness the fire power of a Georgian cannon, experience what life was like in a Napoleonic encampment and watch arms displays.

Monday 21st, 2pm to 4pm, Drop in: African Drums

Learn how to play an African Drum!

Tuesday 22nd, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Shadow Puppet Workshop

Put on a show to impress by making your very own puppet characters with Steve Sharples.

Wednesday 23rd, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Sheep Badges

Make your own woolly sheep badge and take your new woolly friend home.

Wednesday 23rd, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Blacksmiths Puzzle Challenge 

The forge is all fired up! Can you solve the Blacksmiths Puzzle?

Thursday 24th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Creative Critters

Make your own little critter and a box for it to live in.

Friday 25th, 1.30pm to 4.30pm, Bookable on the day: Woodland Crafts

Become tree experts with Woodland Skills Team from Bodfari! Learn how to recognise different trees and all the things you can make with them!

Sunday 27th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Shadow Puppet Workshop

Put on a show to impress by making your very own puppet characters with Steve Sharples.

Tuesday 29th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Story Scrolls

Create your own story scroll based on you or your family using mixed media.

Wednesday 30th, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Blacksmiths Puzzle Challenge 

The forge is all fired up! Can you solve the Blacksmiths Puzzle?

September Events

Saturday 2nd,  2.00pm to 2.50pm, Drop in:  Pied Piper

A puppet performance of The Pied Piper. A tale of a town over run by rats! The Pied Piper steps in to save the day! A wonderful performance using puppets colourful scenery and animated projections kids love!

Sunday 3rd, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, Drop in: Circus Skills

Run away to the circus for a day! Learn lots of circus skills to impress your friends.

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.

 

 

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

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