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Bretton Country Park
LNR Type: Rural
County: West Yorkshire
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Regional Team:
Yorkshire and the Humber
Year of Declaration: 1994
Declaring Authority: Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: SE 295 125
Location: Situated 1 mile from Junction 38 of the M1, close to village of West Bretton. WF4 4LG
Owned by: Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
Managed by: Yorkshire Scuplture Park
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: From Junction 38 of the M1 take A636 towards West Bretton.
Visitor facilities: Pay and Display car park. Free to Blue Badge holders.
What to see: Mixture of habitats of wetland and mixed and deciduous woodland. Section of River Dearne flows through the park with kingfisher, grey wagtail. The lakes are used by overwintering wildfowl.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Yes
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Countryside Services Tel. 01924 303980
Website address and other links:
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