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Thornes Park is Wakefield's main open space, less than a mile from the city centre. The park has 60 hectares of open space to explore and enjoy. There is a mound in the centre of the park which was once the site of a castle and now provides...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Thornes Mill Denby Dale Road, Wakefield WF2 7AZ, England
WE have visited on many occasions to walk with family both around the main larger park and the smaller one with duck pond,aviary and cactus greenhouse.
there is free parking available on both sides of the park,the larger park is quite hilly whereas the smaller...More
For a city park this one feels unloved and abit tired. Its a large area with gardens which have seen better days, a duck pond with quite dirty water and an aviary which really needs knocking down. There is plenty of space to kick a...More
went here with a girlfriend and family we went for a walk around the pond and then we found a place to eat up the hill, the food is just the typical pub grub and the walk was really nice there’s always ducks wondering around...More
I took my grandchild to feed the ducks here and what a dump it is! The lake is so dirty and smelly, loads of rubbish in it (traffic cones, paving slabs old trees ect) at the end near the park there was a massive large...More
Went to the May Day Gala on a lovely sunny day and thought it was nice to sit out. Its quite a nice park though seems to be split into two halves - one side with the bandstand, duck pond, tennis court ,gardens etc then...More
A nice tiny park with a small lake to walk around.Has an aviary with cockatiels,budgies and golden pheasants at the other end of the lake from where you park.A nice time to visit at the moment due to all the changing colours of autumn.