Free entry Family friendly

Opening hours

Monday : Open

Tuesday : Open

Wednesday : Open

Thursday : Open

Friday : Open

Saturday : Open

Sunday : Open

Pontefract Park has a large and enclosed playground full of exciting activities for the children, a lake for boating and fishing and wide open spaces to relax in.


Pontefract Park also provides sports pitches and a golf course.


The north section of the park called "Pontefract Park North" was designated a Local Nature Reserve, offering a range of habitats and often forming complex mosaics of vegetation; with grassland, a lake, as well as woodland, wetland and small areas of open water.


The more energetic can take advantage of the 2 mile / 125yds track on the inside of the race course for running or walking dogs.