- Watersports: Monday – Thursday 12pm – 5pm / Friday – Sunday 10am – 5pm
- Park: Spring and Summer: 9am - 8pm / Winter: 9am - 4.30pm
- Closing times can change depending on daylight hours
Pugneys Country Park is a 250 acre site which was previously an open cast mine as well as a sand and gravel quarry and was turned into a country park in 1985. Now celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the new look Pugneys sees another transformation to bring fun and adventure to the heart of Wakefield.
There's loads to do – hire a bike, have a play with the FREE outdoor play equipment, have a BBQ, an ice cream, visit the cafe, take a ride on the steam train, the choice is yours!
The Watersports Centre has been pulling in those avid water adrenaline fans for many years, courses available for adults and juniors, so why not push the boat out and try pedaloes, zorbs or if you want to learn a skill or two how about canoes, kayaks, paddle boards, windsurfing or dinghy sailing.
Courses available for adults and juniors:
- kayaking and canoeing
- multi-watersports courses
More courses and descriptions in the
Pugneys watersports courses leaflet
Hire equipment available daily:
- dinghy sailing
- stand up paddleboards
- bike hire
As well as the wide range of watersports there is plenty for the wildlife enthusiasts and explorers among you! Check out the different habitats and see what you can see. The wildlife trails, homes and the hides make it a fun place to discover new things.
Themed events coming soon
Rotary Dragon Boat festival
|1 August||Pirates of Pugneys – Family Swashbuckling Fun Day|
The hot water hose is coin operated. A single use of the hot water hose for a 5 minute duration costs 50p - perfect for washing down those muddy paws.
- Pay and display machines
- Maximum stay: 10 hours
- Up to 1 hour - £1
- Up to 4 hours - £2.50
- Over 4 hours - £4