Pugneys Country Park


Important Information

​The car park is now reopened with free parking until further notice but some amenities are closed until further notice.

The toilets are now open 9am - 4pm daily

Car park opening:
Mon – Fri 7am – 9pm
Sat – Sun 8.30 am – 9pm

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There are no water​ sport activities on offer currently. We apologise for any inconvenience.


The Café is now open operating a sit in and take away service available from 9am-4pm [Food and Drinks] social distancing is being observed.

Pugneys Boat House Café menu

Pugneys Light Railway - Currently Closed

Pugneys Light Railway is the scale miniature railway operating within Pugneys Country Park.

The railway is operated by a dedicated team of volunteers and open to the general public on most weekends and Bank holidays. For more information follow them on Facebook Pugneys Light Railway.

Pirates Cove Playground 

Pirates Cove Playground is now open. The equipment is cleaned prior to opening daily.

Pirates Cove gates open 9:30 am

Deep Clean 12:30 to 1pm

Gates reopen 12:30 to 4:30pm

Pirates Cove gates locked 4:30pm 

Love Exploring

You can also download our free Love Exploring app to discover dinosaurs and find fairies at Pugneys Country Park and Sandal Castle.

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Nature and other offers

Car park

Charges apply

Bike hire: £5 adults / £3 children per hour (£20 deposit)

✅ Bike rides

✅ Hot water dog wash

✅ Free outdoor play equipment

✅ Blown Away adventure trail

✅ Nature reserve

✅ Bird hides

✅ BBQ pits

✅ Ice cream van

✅ Accessible toilets

✅Disabled access

✅ Mobility hire - £1.65 for 90 minutes

❌ Meetings and Conference rooms

✅ Pirates Cove Playground


✅ Pay and display machines

250 spaces
4 disabled spaces

Please keep dogs on leads at all times, and be considerate to other park users and please do not allow dogs to swim or drink from the lake.