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Lovely peaceful woodlands with lakes

This is ancient woodland and is a lovely place to stroll with the dog, lots of wild birds and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A J
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Wombwell Woods

Its been nearly a life time since I walked through Wombwell Woods however I love the place today... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
ivyleague3
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Matthews, North Carolina
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4 weeks ago
“Lovely peaceful woodlands with lakes”
1 Jun 2018
“Wombwell Woods”
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Wombwell, Barnsley S74 9SZ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is ancient woodland and is a lovely place to stroll with the dog, lots of wild birds and squirrels. Great place to have a walk with the family or take the dog.

Thank A J
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Its been nearly a life time since I walked through Wombwell Woods however I love the place today like it was yesterday My family of nine the Oughtons lived on Wombwell Main pit row. The woods were our sanctuary and play ground. Our parents were...More

Thank ivyleague3
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Took 2 off our grandchildren round the woods as i used to do the same when i was young. The woods are quite extensive and lots of paths to follow. There's a fishing pond, a place to park and some lovely views along the way....More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

As the title suggests, I had been to the woods not to see Jeremy the sugar puff bear, but to go fishing. The woods are set right on the edge of Wombwell, there is parking, to the top end of the woods, not the easiest...More

Thank ERIC B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A great place to visit- lots of deciduous trees which I can imagine look amazing during the autumn months. I loved the beech tree groves and it's a good quiet spot for walking. There is also a small car park on site!

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Nice local walk with two fishing lakes , pretty in all seasons. Lots of routes to walk with some nice views . Great for dog walking and the kids like climbing trees.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 28 April 2016

A very popular area for locals, depending on weather/time of year. Ample parking for those getting there by car, and just a short walk, couple of hundred yards from train station, excellent for dog walking, and if Fishing is your game, then there is Wombwell...More

Thank ERIC B
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Just off the Dearne Valley Parkway which links the M1 and A1, Wombwell Wood has a height restricted car park but just outside and down the road from this are parking area for height restricted vehicles. Inside are trails and walks, depending on your perspective,...More

Thank Jon B
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