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

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Small, peaceful,  Camping and Caravanning club listed touring site in superb country park location - adjacent to the estate of the 'World's Very  First Green Hero' - Charles Waterton.   Anglers Country Park, Lakes, Haw Park Woods and the historic Waterton Trail are right on our doorstep here in Wintersett,  Wakefield!  We are Open All Year. Excellent access to an abundance of  nature and wildlife.  Country Pub (Anglers Retreat) with real ales and log fires 1 minute away!  Lakeside Walks, Cafe,  Walking and Cycle Routes, Bird-watching, Fishing, Sailing close by.   Visitors Centre and Children's  playground in the country park adjacent. The stunning Lakeside can be accessed from our own fields.  Use postcode WF4 2EB to find us! Come see, stay and be very pleasantly surprised at the  outstanding beauty of rural Wakefield.


Advance Booking Only Please - wintersettlakes@aol.co.uk or 07901 880095 or use the contact form on the website here - Thank you



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

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What our guests are saying about us:

'Fabulous hidden gem'    'A short walk through the woodland to the lake and the views are stunning'  'You are sure of a warm welcome'  'I never thought that I would be saying that I am going to Wakefield for my holidays!'

Find us in September's issues of MMM - The Motorhomer's Magazine and Caravan Magazine - 'perfect site for year-round holidays' - Wintersett Lakes is so proud to have been chosen as Yorkshire's entry!


We're on twitter!  @wintersettlakes and now on Trip Advisor!

Facebook - www.facebook.com/wintersettlakes (where you will find our news and photos)




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Caravan/Motorhome/Tent  rates  - £17 per pitch with electric  - (2 persons)  £15 pitch no electric, awnings £3 per night . Additional adults/children £2 per night.  Dogs £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 - £6 per night per person - if you arrive by cycle/walking/public transport with your tent!        


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


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


 * 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  - an environmentally friendly 6 amp!

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

* Chemical toilet disposal point - luxury toilet cabin - no showers ( at the moment - sorry!)

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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!


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

Cycle Hire at the   Visitor Centre £3 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 10.30 am to 3.30pm. Tuesday to Sunday. Open Bank Holiday Mondays 

Friday 9th to Sunday 11th December - Christmas Crafts 



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


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



* 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   



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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. Special race  days at Pontefract,  events at the Mining Museum,  Music Hall in the Cathedral, Theatre, nature and wildlife  and much, much  more......'experience wakefield' ! - You will be pleasantly surprised!

'I never thought that  I would be saying that I was going to Wakefield for my holidays!' - one of our many, many returning guests!






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