Pugneys Country Park

Contact Details:

Asdale Road, off Denby Dale Road, Wakefield, WF2 7EQ
[email protected]

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  • Accessibility & Facilities

    • Accessible toilet
    • Baby changing facilities
    • Family friendly venue
    • Wheelchair accessible
  • Opening Hours


    09:00 - 21:00


    09:00 - 21:00


    09:00 - 21:00


    09:00 - 21:00


    09:00 - 21:00


    09:00 - 21:00


    09:00 - 21:00

Pugneys Country Park

Take a stroll along the lakeside path, take a ride on the Pugneys Light Railway (available on selected weekends – www.pugneyslightrailway.co.uk) or make the short walk up the hill to Sandal Castle and see how picturesque the country park looks from above.

Explore the country park on two wheels, bring your own or hire one for the day. The whole family can get involved with child trailers available for the little ones.

A haven for wildlife, the country park offers nature lovers the chance to see a variety of natural habitats. Head along the woodland trail to see a glimpse of Pugneys’ second lake, a hive of wildlife activity.

Treat yourself to a bite to eat in the café or, if the weather is fine, bring your own picnic and enjoy the panoramic views across the lake.

Rowing Boats & Pedalos

Rowing boats and pedalos will be available for hire from Saturday 4 June until the end of September on weekends, bank holidays and during school holidays (on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), between 10am and 4pm.

• Pedalos cost £12.00 to hire for 30 minutes – for up to a family of 5
• Rowing Boats cost £12.00 to hire for 30 minutes – for up to a family of 5
• Rowing Boats cost £8.00 to hire for 30 minutes – for 2 people

Note: No private launches / crafts are permitted on the lake at anytime.

Please note: the car park is open until 9pm every night. However, the visitor centre closes at 5pm and the café closes at 4pm.