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Thornes Park is Wakefield's main open space, less than a mile from the city centre. The park has 60 hectares of open space to explore and enjoy. There is a mound in the centre of the park which was once the site of a castle and now provides...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Thornes Mill Denby Dale Road, Wakefield WF2 7AZ, England
This park is lovely and has numerous entry points and plenty of car parking which is all free.
In the park there are ducks, geese and an aviary. There’s a lovely flower garden and also a secret garden where all of the ‘love on the...More
This park is near the centre of Wakefield but has plenty of free parking. It is a good place to walk the dog but also has tennis courts, a putting green, large pond with plenty of water birds, a small aviary with some colourful residents,...More
Popped down to this lovely park have a nice steady stroll with my old dog!
We parked up and walked past the pond and aviary (this was a nice surprise) - then steady a stroll through the Rose garden, the roses smell lovely.
Lovely big park with tennis courts, bowling, pitch and putt, plus putting green. Little steam train rides on a Sunday too for 50p. Plus a play area and skate park. Something for everyone, plus lovely walks too. Well looked after from the local volunteers too
Thornes park is on Denby Dale road and right in the middle of Wakefield. Really easy walk around. Cafe and toilets. Places to walk. Ducks to feed .
It was built on a mound to effectively stand up above Wakefield and east to find.