Around and about
Woolley Grange is located right in the heart rural Wakefield and surround by lots of amazing places just on our doorstep.
Here are just a few of the places close by worth visiting.
Let us know if you have a local favourite and we can share with others who live on Woolley Grange.
Just under 5 miles away from Woolley Grange is Newmillerdam once called Thurstonhaugh, an old Norse name, woodland and lake in a picturesque village setting, perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding near Wakefield. This beautiful Country Park is a stunning mix of woodland and water, with various birdlife and wildlife. After walking around, stop at the Newmillerdam Inn, Fox & Hounds for a well deserved drink.
Pugneys Country Park
Just 7 miles away Pugneys Country Park is a 250 acre site which was previously an open cast mine as well as a sand and gravel quarry and was turned into a country park in 1985, with two lakes and a modern watersport centre and café. Visitors can hire equipment or bring their own craft to use on the lake.
Yorkshire Sculpure Park
A stones throw away and can be seen from Woolley Edge lane is the beautiful Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Less than 4 miles away from Woolley Grange YSP and free admission (parking charges apply) YSP is a great play to go and walk around the beautiful scenery and look at the large number of Sculptures. Reward yourself with a nice Coffee in the Café afterwards, which closes at 4pm.