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


                                 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'




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        

Fully booked for May bank holiday - sorry ):         


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.



                                                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 

anglers retreat


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

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!

Saturday 23rd - Monday 25th May 'Waterton's Triumphs'

Tuesday 26th May to Friday 29th May 'Waterton's Crazy Creations'

Wednesday 27th May 'The Squire and The Nightingale'  and lots and lots  more................


 * Wakefield District Cycle Forum has lots of local, organised rides for all abilities and route maps available from us etc: 


* 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)



  Marathon !!!!! 28th June 2015  From Anglers Country Park  - come and cheer  on the runners!!!




                                                           "Wintersett Lakes"  -   A Country Park Rural Retreat 





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






( 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!