image for Sailing item typeDinghy Sailing at Pugneys Watersport Centre & Country Park

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Asdale Road,
off Denby Dale Road,


*Please note - the lake at Pugney’s Country Park has now reopened. Algae levels have now significantly reduced, so most of the water sports programme is now available. You should still keep your dogs on leads. Regular inspections of the water are being carried out. For more information about what watersports are available please phone 01924 302360.*

With Sandal Castle as a back-drop, Pugneys Country Park is a great place to learn how to sail.

The courses are available to suit all levels of ability, from beginners to instructors.

Adult courses are run predominantly in wayfarers sailing dinghies, other dinghies are used as required and include Toppers, Pico’s, Laser I, Laser II, RS Vision and Hoby 405. Courses do not get bigger than 6 singles or 3 multi/doubles per class. All the instructors are highly qualified through the appropriate governing body and have considerable experience in teaching at Pugneys.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsFacilities for conferencing

Opening details

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Map reference: SE 330171  Lat: 53.64993 Long: -1.50160

By Road:
Off the A6186 Wakefield.
By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station (2 miles)
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station (2 miles)
Bus Route:443 444 to Barnsley Arriva Yorkshire

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing