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

 

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New,  small, peaceful,  caravan and camping club listed touring site in superb country park location - Anglers Country Park, Haw Park Woods and Waterton Trail. 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,  Visitors Centre  in Country Park and Children's Adventure playground all just  minutes away and can be accessed from our own fields! Large rally fields available for exempted organisations.

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

£15 per pitch with electric  - £12 pitch only.

Guests arriving by cycle, on foot or by bus with small tents are welcome at the 'eco' rate of £5 per night!

What our guests are saying,many of them coming back to visit us time after time - thankyou!

'The site is a gem' - 'We will definately be back' - 'A short walk through the woodland to the lake and the views are stunning'  - 'You are assured of a warm welcome!'

 

Wintersett Lakes is   also  very proud on behalf of the Wakefield district  to have hosted crews from Practical Motorhome Magazine and Website - when they chose us a location for their recent testing of new campervans and motorhomes! Watch out for us in   future editions  of Practical Motorhome  Magazine and see if you  can spot our Park in articles on  'youtube' , Quest TV, The Caravan and Motorhome  TV Channel and the Practical Motorhome website! - We also feature  in May edition of Motorhome Magazine!

 

 

* Lakeside, Fishing, Sailing,  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 outdoors activities locally.

* Superb year-round location for enjoying this beautiful  rural area in all seasons.

Country Park  cafe  (open 10am to 5pm every day!)  Try Breakfast! No need to cook! (3pm closing in Winter)

* Golf and suberb restaurants at nearby Waterton Hall

* Easy  access for travel  to Wakefield, Pontefract, Barnsley and many cycle and bridle  routes

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

* Generous 16 amp electric hook-ups  

* Open  11 months including Xmas and New Year 

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

* Chemical toilet disposal point -  site  ideally suited to units with their own toilets and showers  - serviced portable toilets  for short stay tent campers - (no toilet /shower block)

 

 

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

* 15th - 25th April Easter Crafts at the Country Park Visitors Centre  - 01924 303980

* 25th April Ryhill Arts Society - work on display by local artists

* 27th April meet at 8am at Anglers Country Park visitors centre - Dawn Chorus Birdsong Walk - 01924 303980

* 5th May - Mad Monday May Day! - Fun activities at the visitors centre

* 26th - 30th May Half Term Crafts at the Visitors Centre

 

With Wakefield Cycle Forum - come and join the 'Wonders  of Wakefield'   Cycle  Day - Guided Rides to Celebrate this Tour De France Year!!! -  Sunday 8th June at Nostell Priory - Guided cycle rides for all abilities, crafts and activities. Free event!!!! Bring your cycle or borrow one at the event.

 

 

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

* Guided cycle rides  on 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. 

* Taster rides, the 'Bike Doctor'  and free cycle information - Sunday 11th May 11 am - 3pm.

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

 

 

 

Midsummer Hog Roast!!! - Following on from the amazing success of last years event,  our head chef Keith will be roasting for us again on Midsummer's Eve - at the Anglers Retreat - Saturday 21st June - food from 6pm with all profits to Help for Heroes/Air Ambulance-  Fancy Dress Theme  - Hawaii /Beach.  Games and competitions - (free) no  advance tickets  this year -  £3.50  per roast sandwich - when its gone, its gone!  (Hot dogs for children £1)

Easter Fund Raiser - Anglers Retreat/Wintersett Lakes - An incredible £345 for Help for Heroes - Thanks to everyone, regulars, locals, customers, guests for such a brilliant effort once again. Special  thanks to Barnsley Market Traders whose generosity in donating raffle prizes (again) has made such a great contribution. You are all STARS!

 

 

          

                                           "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

 

 

 

All profits from events  Anglers Retreat /  Wintersett Lakes are now being donated to 'Help For Heroes'

 

 

 

( 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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