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Waterton Discovery Centre and Angler's Country Park

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A nice walk

We visited Anglers park to do the Room On the Broom trail. You can buy an activity pack for £2... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Great to cycle round and take photos

So lucky to live close to this place. It truly is beautiful with a track all the way round it... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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All reviews activity pack round the lake park wood adventure trail bird watchers country park free parking julia donaldson play area hire bikes car park lovely little cafe wooden sculptures maintained park free toilets play ground great walk
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Anglers park to do the Room On the Broom trail. You can buy an activity pack for £2 which contains a range of different things to do both on the trail and at home including a pencil, crayons and a badge. You don’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank GemmaP29
Reviewed 1 November 2018

So lucky to live close to this place. It truly is beautiful with a track all the way round it. There are bird watching hides, a lovley cafe and a good play area for kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AJBwf4
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice walk round the lake. Easily accessible for Bike Riders, Pushchairs and Mobility Scooters. Our Dog loves a swim in the lake but unfortunately it's currently not possible as dangerous Blue Algae has been found. There is a small gift shop,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Gaynor K
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I live about a 10 walk from here. I remember this been built many years ago. Lovely walk around the lake via the path nice little cafe. Could do with some more attractions. Would recommend

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank christine r
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We love coming here to walk the dog and the dog always seems to enjoy it too. Its a great place for families, couples, etc to enjoy a walk/cycle around and enjoy nature and wildlife. There is also a play area and room on the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Lovely place to visit great for bicycling and brilliant if you are in a wheelchair like me really accessible great if you have children and dog friendly too.Well worth a trip out.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank katherinehodgson36
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Visited here last week for the Room on the Broom trial with my partner and our 3 children who are almost 4, almost 2 and 9months old. The activity packs that can be purchased at reception are £2 and do contain a lot of stuff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trips-With-3-Kids
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Lovely country park, level paths making it accessible to most mobile people.A dog friendly area with a decent cafe and toilets at the start/finish and plenty of free parking.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank davidjoeben
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Great walk with the family,very relaxed and a good decent bit of exercise. Nice witch adventure trail to follow and an ice cream van & tea room cloe by to refresh you . Lovely hides to watch the birds and very clean

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank M3ssiah666
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Lovely lake to walk round .Nearby forest for bird watching and good family trails.Great cafe and play area for the children plus The Gruffalo trail for the very young

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Christine C
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9 May 2017|
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Response from CugsyWestYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
about 3km. It looks like a good cycle track
17 July 2016|
Response from markpearson35 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure