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Lovely park

This park is lovely and has numerous entry points and plenty of car parking which is all free. In... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2019
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Good place to spend a couple of hours

This park is near the centre of Wakefield but has plenty of free parking. It is a good place to... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2019
Michael T
Formby, United Kingdom
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have passed this park so many times over the years and never visited until spring of this year. What a delight and surprise it was. Our friends who were visiting for Leicester thoroughly enjoyed it

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

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. Lots and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Lovely park but very busy has a good play area and large area for walking.has good parking and there is almost always an icecream van nearby definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 2, 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank dougall45
Reviewed March 5, 2019

Play area for kids is great always busy usually am icecream van nearby which is great not much seating for adults but there is a rock area to sit on lovely walk around the park and great in the summer

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 5, 2019

Lovely park to have a walk or a picnic, or both. Free parking and wheelchair accessible. There’s always an ice cream van there and there’s also a cafe. We like it a lot.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

A lovely park with many amenities and lovely walks. Spent many hours with the grandchildren feeding the ducks and many walks round the lake and rose gardens with my late wife.

Date of experience: October 2018
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