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Country Park

Pugneys Country Park

Pugneys Country Park


Asdale Road,
off Denby Dale Road,


"*The information below is correct at 10am on Wednesday 18th March.*

Access is currently available to Pugneys Country Park and toilets, but the Boat House Café facilities are closed."

Take a stroll along the lakeside path, take a ride on the Pugneys Light Railway (available on selected weekends – 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.

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

Disabled accessDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

Opening hours and location
Car park: 9am - 9pm
Visitor centre: 9am - 5.30pm
Café: 9am - 4pm
Playground: 9am - 9pm

Last hot food orders at 4.00pm – other takeaway items available until 4.30pm


There is plenty of space for parking at Pugneys. The following car parking charges apply:

- Up to 1 hour: £1.00
- Up to 4 hours: £2.50
- Over 4 hours: £4.00

Parking charges apply all year round, seven days a week.
Electric mobility hire @ £1.60 for an hour and a half.



See location of Pugneys Country Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired