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Nice day for a walk

By a accident I found myself in the most beautiful place in the area around my home. Although I... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Chris C
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Perfect for Pleasant Walk

Set out on site of old mine site plenty of walks round the park in the center it feathers a path... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
arthurthorpe
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

good for a nice walk well maintaine and a good restoration project the only worry is will you car be still there when you get back as there is no proper car park

Thank Phil S
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

By a accident I found myself in the most beautiful place in the area around my home. Although I have been in this Region for over 60 years this park is beautiful and pleasant fabulous scenery with great walks for young and old riding or...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Set out on site of old mine site plenty of walks round the park in the center it feathers a path the length of the old shaft with pillars depicting the depth of the Different seams worked.

Thank arthurthorpe
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Been there plenty of times good for dog walking also for History as past was Frickley Coll a section a path a full lenth of the old Shaft and markings showing the differant seams and depths.

Thank Arthur T
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Small car park which is busy at times. Nice walk past Frickley Hall and then back and up the hills. Great views. The path can be muddy so wellies are the best footwear in Autumn and winter. Popular with walkers and dog walkers. Good trees...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed May 7, 2017

I remember 15 years ago this being a derelict pit site, but now the hard work of a few has turned it into a lovely country park. The park is sadly underused by the locals, though there are Heath Walks and a Nordic Walking group...More

Thank MadamPC
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Ideal place for a pleasant walk or let the kids safely ride their bikes. Feels like you are in the countryside. Different circular routes around the park, either easy flat routes or some hills to challenge yourself.

Thank Weekender4u
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Good paths for cycling, dog walking and enjoying nature. Plenty of good paths. Needs a few bins other wise a good upcoming park. Even has some historical things to show the kids.

Thank sbateson
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Visited the country park for the first time today and was pleasantly surprised. Plenty of paths that were well suited to our (all terrain) buggy and it's quite a large parkland area with a lump of a hill at the eastern end. Some watery areas...More

Thank MacHawk
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Fabulous walk round the park although a bit wary when leaving my car. Nice walkways and paths and good for dog walking. Not so many dog waste bins though.

Thank Lynne H
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