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Park

Alverthorpe Meadows & Wrenthorpe Park

Alverthorpe Meadows & Wrenthorpe Park

Contact

Interpretative Officers

01924 303980

Address

Wrenthorpe Road,
WF2 0HS

Details

Designated as a Local Nature Reserve in 2008 Alverthorpe Meadows & Wrenthorpe Park form a green oasis within the residential suburbs of Wakefield. The meadows are a relic of a former time, with old hedgerows and clearly visible medieval ridge and furrow patterns. Alverthorpe Meadows are managed as wildflower meadows.

Opening details

Open to the public at all times

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 319223  Lat: 53.69616 Long: -1.51833

By Road:
Leave Wakefield on Bradford Road. Turn left onto Wrenthorpe Road. The Car park at Wrenthorpe Park is on the left after going under the railway bridge. Parking is free.
By public transport:
Arriva bus numbers 100, 101,103,108 and 481 all travel along Wrenthorpe Road
Nearest Train station:
Wakefield Westgate 1.5 miles