Welcome! - Wintersett Lakes, Wakefield - Small, private Caravan and Camping Park for Camping and Caravanning Club Members - A Place to Enjoy the Peace and Beauty of the Countryside In All Seasons.

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New,  small, peaceful,  Camping and Caravanning club listed touring site in superb country park location - Anglers Country Park, Lake, Haw Park Woods and Waterton Trail. Open all year. Excellent access to abundance of  nature and wildlife.  Country Pub (Anglers Retreat) with real ales and log fires 1 minute away!  Lakeside Walks, Cafe,  Cycle Routes, Bird-watching, Fishing, Sailing and more on the doorstep.  Visitors Centre  in Country Park and Children's  playground. Lakeside can be accessed from our own fields.  

Within easy commute to many cultural  attractions including Wakefield Theatre, The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Hepworth Gallery, The Mining Museum, Xscape Castleford, Pontefract Castle Nostell Priory and much more........www.experiencewakefield.co.uk   01924 305000

 

Wow!!! Wintersett Lakes is delighted to be  a finalist in the prestigious 'Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards 2015 ' category 'Outstanding Customer Service'.....thank you all our lovely guests!!!!!!    

We're on twitter @wintersettlakes

 

                                 regular guests                        blossom

 

 What our guests are saying about us:

'The site is a gem'        'A short walk through the woodland to the lake and the views are stunning'      'You are assured of a warm welcome'     'Fabulous hidden gem'    'Great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors'      'I never throught that I would be saying that I was going to Wakefield for my holidays!'

 

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Email  - advance bookings only  please - Wintersettlakes@aol.co.uk  or  07901 880095 

Caravan/Motorhome/Tent  rates  - £17 per pitch with electric  - £15 pitch no electric, awnings £2 per night      

With our new luxury toilet cabin now open we are very happy to be able to  re-instate our eco camping rate - £5 per night per person - if you arrive by cycle/walking with your tent!        

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See us on UK Campsite too - www.ukcampsite.co.uk

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 Watch out for us on TV ! - We have been chosen as a photoshoot/filming   location for Practical Motorhome magazine.

 

                                                        

                                                evening by the lake     

 

 * Lakeside, Fishing, Sailing,  Woodland, Pennine Trail,  and Barnsley Canal  all within easy walking distance.

* Term -time and midweek peaceful retreat  for adults only.

* Countryside family-orientated environment at weekends and school holidays with plenty of countryside-themed  activities locally.

*Superb year-round location for enjoying this beautiful  rural area.      fun in the snow

 (Doesn't have to be summer!)

* Golf and suberb restaurants at nearby Waterton Hall

* Regular bus service in village (2 mins) - you can  leave your car behind once on site.

* Electric hook-ups  

* Please Bring a torch - we are mindful of light polution (our skies are  often suitable for stargazing)

* Chemical toilet disposal point -  site suited to units with their own toilets and showers 

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THE ANGLERS RETREAT, GOOD BEER AND GOOD COMPANY  (Think Last of The Summer Wine!) Warm Welcome Guaranteed - you and your dog!

 

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 What's On at the Country Park Next Door.........everyone welcome to join in.......ring 01924 303980 for more details

Cycle Hire now at the  adjacent Country Park  Visitor Centre £2 per hour between 11.00 am  and 2.30pm. 01924 303980  

Room on the Broom! - New Lakeside Adverture Trail - call for your activity pack in the visitors centre.   room on the broom

Visitors centre open 11am to 4pm. Tuesday to Sunday. Open Bank Holiday Mondays.

10.15 first Sunday each month - entry level cycle ride with Wakefield Cycle Forum!

20th to 28th June - Ryhill Arts Society at the Visitors Centre

26th August - Waterton's family adventure walk! 11am to 3pm.

22nd August NIght Time Bat Safari - 8.15pm

 

  * Wakefield District Cycle Forum has lots of local, organised rides for all abilities  cycle  maps available from us - have a go!

 

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* Guided cycle rides  on 1st Sunday entry level, 2nd Saturday (steady) and 2nd Sunday (easy) and 4th Sunday (challenging) every month! Meet 10.15 at the Squires Tea Room, Anglers Country Park Visitors Centre, Wintersett.

Here is their website address - www.cycling-wakefield.org.uk   - give it a go!!!!

 

    Midsummer family weekend is our Charity Fundraiser at the Local Pub -  this year Saturday 20th June  'Supporting Heroes'  Our very popular  Hog Roast from 4pm to 7pm with a UK  forces theme  - with profits to the  Royal British Legion.    Games, raffles and 40s music.  Tickets £5 from Anglers Retreat or Wintersett Lakes. ( Many, many thanks to all the hundreds of you who have supported our events so far - you have raised thousands of pounds for local and national charities)

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What a great time more than 200 guests had at this years 'supporting heroes' hog roast on Saturday 20th June.   We have £673.66 waiting for the representative of the Royal British Legion and a couple of collection tins for him to empty! - A great big thankyou to everyone who dontated, baked, drank, ate, raffled, played, roasted, volunteered, dressed up, and more...You are stars!   20150626_144144 (3)

Here's Danny Dance of the Royal British Legion collecting £758.24 which was the final total  with late donations - raised from the hog roast 2015 - Thank you guests of Wintersett Lakes and patrons of the Anglers Retreat - another fantastic effort by everyone.:) 

 

 

 

 

          

                                                           "Wintersett Lakes"  -   A Country Park Rural Retreat 

 

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To find us follow the brown tourist signs from A638 Wakefield/Doncaster Road -  to Anglers Country Park/The Heronry/Waterton Discovery Centre - Come and find out about Wakefield's own Charles Waterton - The  Very First Green Hero!

Postcode: WF4 2EB

Nearby attractions include Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Award -Winning Hepworth Gallery, Yorkshire Mining Museum, Sandal Castle, Nostell Priory, Xscape, Pontefract Castle and much more....please visit  experiencewakefield.co.uk (01924 305000)   for more information. June has race days at Pontefract, special events at the Mining Museum, Magna Carta events, Music Hall in the Cathedral  and much, much  more......'www.experience wakefield'  for details.

'I never thought that  I would be saying that I was going to Wakefield for my holidays!' - Guest, Shirley, York

 

 

 

 

 

( Sorry, no commercial vehicles allowed on site.  Due to site configuration no continental-type caravans  (door on opposite side) can be accommodated - sorry!)

 

 

 

Wintersett Lakes is Part of Goodwin Farms Limited - a family owned working farm dating back to the Doomsday Book!  

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