Thornes Park



Thornes Park
Denby Dale Road
Wakefield
WF2 8QE

Have your say on park management

We want to know what residents think of our proposed management plans for Thornes, Clarence and Holmfield Parks. Go to the consultations section to find out more.

 

Thornes Park, Clarence Park, Holmfield Park are located just under a mile away from the city centre.

Features within these parks include a beautifully walled rose garden, and wildfowl lake of the former Thornes House.

Thornes Park is only open from Easter to September and then at weekends and the school holiday week in October. This site is closed from November to March.

Park attendants are on site 30 minutes prior to opening and 30 minutes after closing.

  • Athletic stadium
  • 18 hole pitch and putt
  • Putting
  • Tennis
  • Bowls
  • Sports pitches
  • A flagship children's play area
  • Miniature steam railway (which operates most summer weekends)
  • Cage & bird aviary
  • Café

Prices

18 hole pitch and putt

  • Adult (per round) £3.60 Standard / £3.00 Activate
  • Junior (per round) £2.30 Standard

Putting

  • Adult (per round) £1.90 Standard / £1.40 Activate
  • Junior (per round) £1.00 Standard
  • £2 refundable deposit required for golf clubs
  • Lost balls 60p

Tennis

Adult (per court) £4.10 Standard / £3.20 Activate

Junior (per court) £2.30 Standard

£2 refundable deposit required for tennis racquets

Bowls prices including season tickets

  • Adult season ticket (Winter) £40
  • Adult season ticket (Summer) £40
  • Adult, Junior / OAP season ticket (Winter) £19.50
  • Adult, Junior / OAP season ticket (Summer) £19.50
  • Adult per session £2.70 Standard / £2.30 Activate
  • Junior per session £1.50
  • Match prices £10

Bowls hire included in the price per session

Opening Hours

Open from 8:30am until the sun goes down

2015 - 2016 closing times

Dates Closing time
3 – 16 April6:30pm
17 April – 7 May7pm
8 – 21 May7:30pm
22 May – 4 June8pm
5 June – 6 August8:30pm
7 – 20 August8pm
21 August – 3 September7:30pm
4 – 17 September7pm
18 – 24 September 6:30pm
25 September – 8 October6pm
9 – 22 October5:30pm
23 – 29 October5pm
30 October – 5 November4:30pm
6 November – 3 December4pm
4 December – 7 January3pm
8 January – 4 February3:30pm
5 – 25 February4pm
26 February – 10 March4:30pm
11 – 24 March5 pm

Last session times:

  • Tennis - two hours before closing time
  • Golf - two hours before closing time
  • Putting - one hour before closing time
  • Bowls - one hour before closing time

Equipment Sales

Limited equipment is available to purchase on site.

Events

All three parks have the capability of hosting a selection of galas and events throughout the summer.

Parking

There is free car parking at all three entrances.

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Contact Us


Thornes Park Stadium

Horbury Road
Wakefield
WF2 8TY

01924 302385