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Park, free entry

Pontefract Park

Pontefract Park

The lake at the park

Contact

Parks

01977 723491

Address

Pontefract Park,
Park Side,
Pontefract,
WF8 4RD

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 20 Dec Steady Cycle Ride

Details

Pontefract Park has a large and enclosed playground full of exciting activities for the children, a lake for boating and fishing, tennis courts and wide open spaces to relax in.

Pontefract Park also provides sports pitches and a golf course.

The north section of the park called "Pontefract Park North" was designated a Local Nature Reserve, offering a range of habitats and often forming complex mosaics of vegetation; with grassland, a lake, as well as woodland, wetland and small areas of open water.

The more energetic can take advantage of the 2 mile/125yds track on the inside of the race course for running or
walking pets.

Home to the around 20 events each year, some of these include:
•Extreme Stunt Show
•Circuses and Fun Fairs
•Various cross country races
•Family Fun Days

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsPicnic siteAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

See location of Pontefract Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 447227  Lat: 53.69954 Long: -1.32336

By Road:
From Wakefield City Centre:
Follow the A61 (Kirkgate)
Continue onto A638 (Doncaster Road)
Bear left at Black Road
Continue on A655
At Loscoe Lane Roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto B6134 (Havertop Lane)
Continue to follow B6134
Turn left at Ackton Lane (B6134)
Continue to follow B6134
Turn left

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Pontefract Tanshelf Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Pontefract Bus Station

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access