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Waterton Discovery Centre and Angler's Country Park

Haw park Lane, Wakefield, England
+44 1924 303980
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Lovely hidden gem

Great walk with the family,very relaxed and a good decent bit of exercise. Nice witch adventure... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
M3ssiah666
via mobile
Good all round family amenities

Lovely lake to walk round .Nearby forest for bird watching and good family trails.Great cafe and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine C
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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“activity pack” (13 reviews)
“hire bikes” (4 reviews)
“park wood” (5 reviews)
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Haw park Lane, Wakefield, England
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+44 1924 303980
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"round the lake"
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"country park"
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"free parking"
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"great walk"
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"bird watchers"
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"julia donaldson"
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"lovely little cafe"
in 4 reviews
"play area"
in 13 reviews
"car park"
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"wooden sculptures"
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"maintained park"
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"free toilets"
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"play ground"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk with the family,very relaxed and a good decent bit of exercise. Nice witch adventure trail to follow and an ice cream van & tea room cloe by to refresh you . Lovely hides to watch the birds and very clean

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely lake to walk round .Nearby forest for bird watching and good family trails.Great cafe and play area for the children plus The Gruffalo trail for the very young

Thank Christine C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic playground for kids, you can hire bikes, have a great walk, enjoy a picnic and the cafe is a welcome rest at the end - loved it :-)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We first visited yesterday, 30th June 2018, quite by accident. We were looking for a picnic spot on the way back to Leeds from Barnsley. Newmiller Damn was chockablock so we went looking for somewhere quieter. We followed the brown signs here not knowing what...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is great place to walk. They hire out electric scooters for those who have difficulties walking. A lovely little cafe too

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends and our dogs to this lovely Lakeland walk. Easy to park and a good visitors centre. Push bikes and mobility scooters can be hired here. We had a super walk around this well kept scenic lake, took about a leisurely hour...didn't rush....More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

A pretty and simplistic walk - really flat and easily accessible. This walk was brilliant for my toddler - he absolutely loved the Witch on the Broom trail. Value for money wise, it was also amazing. Only £2 for a pack and you get loads...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

+ car parking is free - car park can be full on a nice day + has a café - café is not dog friendly + Wheelchair and Pushchair friendly - very flat so the walking is a little boring - The paths can get...More

Thank Rob J
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely Sunday afternoon dog walk, it's been about 15 years since I was last in the area with my children, this country park has a footpath is all around a large lake which I think was an open cast mine in the past, approximately...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

It’s quite a long walk to cover it all (took around 2 hours) but the ‘room on a broom’ trail keeps the little ones interested. Unfortunately, we went on a Monday so the visitors centre was closed but on other days you can pay £2...More

Thank 2008-sl
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bda019
9 May 2017|
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Response from CugsyWestYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
about 3km. It looks like a good cycle track
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kirstyc123
17 July 2016|
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