Country Park:Pugneys Country Park

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Pugneys Country Park

Pugneys Country Park

We are working hard to keep information on this website up to date but things are changing rapidly. Please check individual venue websites before travelling.


Asdale Road,
off Denby Dale Road,


Following the recent announcement from the government on COVID-19, our parks and toilets remain open for residents to enjoy open spaces but other amenities are closed until further notice.

The Boat House Café will remain open from 5 November operating a takeaway service only 7 days a week from 9am - 4pm


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.

Little ones can be kept entertained with the Blown Away Activity Trail and swashbuckling Pirates Cove Playground, whilst adult adventurers and fitness fanatics can take advantage the trim trail outdoor gym, complete with suggested fitness circuits.

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.

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

Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs acceptedHearing Accessibility FacilitiesVisual Accessibility Facilities

Opening details

Car park:
Monday - Friday: 7am - 9pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8:30am - 9pm

The Boat House Café (including toilets):
9am - 4pm, 7 days a week

Gates open 9:30am
Deep clean 12:30pm to 1pm
Gates reopen 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Gates locked 4:30pm


Parking is currently free until 18 January 2021.


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
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Hearing Accessibility FacilitiesHearing Accessibility Facilities
  • Visual Accessibility FacilitiesVisual Accessibility Facilities