Anglers Country Park is set in beautiful countryside surroundings, approximately 4 miles from the city of Wakefield.
The park is designated a Site of Scientific Interest with a variety of meadowland, wetland and trees, all rich in wildlife.
Visitors enjoy walking, picnicking, wildlife and bird watching. Visit the bird hides on the Pol and the main lake which attracts wildfowl such as the heron as well as dragonflies and amphibians.
Anglers Country Park is also a starting point to the network of footpaths and trails - enjoy a woodland walk, follow the Barnsley Canal towpath or walk 'The Waterton Trail'.
How to get there
Opening times for the visitor centre
- April 1st - October 31st: 11.00am - 4.00pm
- November 1st - March 31st: 10.30am - 3.30pm
- Open Tuesday to Sunday. Closed Monday - except Bank Holidays
Classroom facilities are available at Waterton Countryside Discovery and caters for school visits, talks and meeting. Schools can visit the park for field studies and the Countryside Rangers lead guided walks and organise a varied events programmes.
- To organise a school visit download our Anglers Country Park - School Visit Application Form in 'Downloads
Anglers Country Park Management Plan
Take a look at our plans for Anglers Country Park by downloading our management plan via 'Downloads'