Best dog walks in Wakefield
Best dog walks in Wakefield

Best dog walks in Wakefield

29 March 2023

There are lots of great dog walks in Wakefield we’ve listed a few below to get you started.

Haw Park Wood

A great place to walk a dog in Wakefield is Haw Park Wood. With a mixture of terrain, from hills to woodland, there is plenty for your pup to sniff and explore. You can download the Haw Park Wood podcast which acts as an audio guided tour of your walk. Don’t forget to pack your wellies if it looks like it might rain, as some of the paths can become slippery.

Nostell Priory and Parkland

If you’re dog walking in Wakefield and have a pup that likes to make friends, then this is a great place to head to, as there are always lots of dog walkers here. There are lakes if your dog likes to swim as well as woodland areas and enclosed dog areas if you prefer. Enjoy a coffee or slice of cake at the little cafe, pups are welcome to join you outside if the weather permits.

Pugney’s Country Park

Another place which is great for sociable pups, is Pugney’s Country Park. There is always lots of four legged friends running around and places for your pup to swim too. If you have children there is a playground for little ones to enjoy, as well as range of places great to enjoy a picnic with your pooch.

Newmillerdam Country Park

If you’re a dog walker in Wakefield looking for a nice woodland stroll then why not head to Newmillerdam Country Park. Enjoyable both in winter and summer, with plenty of shade beneath the trees on hotter days, this is a great place to explore due to the many trails and varied routes through the park. There are also a few lovely cafes and pubs nearby to stop off for a bite to eat or cup of coffee.

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