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Anglers Country Park

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Anglers Country Park, located 4 miles southeast of Wakefield, is a large country park and rural retreat, that is great for walking and picnics, and has a children's adventure playground to burn off any excess energy! The park also has a Visitor Centre, a cafe, free car parking, and it's free to visit: hooray!

There are paths and trails to follow, including the 2 mile Lakeside Walk, and the Woodland walk, plus is it a good starting point to a number of other footpaths and trails, like the Barnsley Canal Towpath, or the Waterton Trail. The park is dominated by a lake, which is surrounded by woodland, grassland, and a wetland area know as the ‘Pol'.

There is always plenty of wildlife to see at this local nature reserve, from Swifts and Swallows in the Spring, to waterfowl in the Autumn, and wildlife sightings are noted on a blackboard at the entrance to the park. You can learn more about the park at the visitor centre, which has wildlife rangers on site. The visitor centre also offers workshops for children during the school holidays.

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Opening hours

Daylight access to Park

Visitor Centre
1st April - 31st October
Tuesday to Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
1st November - 31st March
Tuesday to Sunday 10:30 - 15:30


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Haw Park Lane, Wintersett, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 2EB, England

Phone number

01924 303980



Click here to visit Anglers Country Park's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Anglers Country Park is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Anglers Country Park have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome

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