Country Parks in Yorkshire

Car Parks at most sites are now open, toilets, cafes and other facilities remain closed. Bike Hire and Water activities are generally not available. Please check the links to individual parks for more detailled information.

View across the lake at Newwmillerdam Country Park in Yorkshire

Newmillerdam Country Park

The park is designated as a local nature reserve and is managed for the benefit of wildlife and people. Newmillerdam has waymarked trails for walkers, joggers, horse riders and cyclists. There is an orienteering course and geocaches within the park. The Gnome Roam is a family friendly scenic walk exploring the country park to find the sculptures and complete activities and challenges.

Room On The Broom family Trail at Anglers Country Park In Yorkshire

Anglers Country Park

Anglers Country Park is dominated by a lake, surrounded by grassland, woodland and a wetland area known as the 'Pol'. At one time this was the deepest open cast coal mine in the country, reaching a depth of 250 feet. The Lakeside Trail is suitable for pushchairs, mobility scooters, walkers and joggers, a woodland trail is suitable for wlker and joggers. Bird Hides overlook the lake. The family firendly Room on the Broom Trail is great for families.

Sailing on the lake at Pugneys Country Park

Pugneys Country Park

Pugneys offers watersports including canoeing, kayaking and sailing and refreshment at the Boat House Cafe, alongside a light railway and tails for walking, jogging and cycling. The new "Blown Away" story book trail and activities provide a fun family activity.

Sunset across Ogden Water

Ogden Water Country Park and Nature Reserve

Ogden Water Nature Reserve is a volunteer supported nature reserve aith a small but welcoming visitor centre (currently closed). It provides a wonderful environment for a walk or family picnic or to bird watch.

Children Enjoyng the view over Rother Valley

Rother Valley Country Park

Rother Valley Country Park is a place to be active! On the lake a whole range of watersports are available including sailing, kayaing, stand-up paddleboards, windsurfing and pedal boats. Plus an aqua park. On land try the rare breeds farm, hire a bicycle for aride, or bring your own. Or just enjoy a picnic and relaxing stroll.

Rock formation on The Chevin

The Chevin Forest Park

The Chevin Forest Park offers great views over the lower Warfe valley and Otley and a lovely place for a family picnic. the more adventurous can enjoy walks, mountain biking, (it is fairly steep), orienteering and geocaching.

Waterside view in Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest offers visitors 13 walking trails including easy access trails, 6 cycling trails and 4 running trails. Or just enjoy the visitor centre and a picnic.

Pathway in golden acre park in Autumn.

Golden Acre Park

Golden Acre Park is a 136 acre park on the outskirts of Leeds. The lakeside walk is particularly popular, visitors can enjoy woodlands, gardens, lakes, streams and ponds.