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Lovely woodland walk

Lovely walk in the autumn sunshine with the dog. Took the higher woodland path on the eastern side... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Who needs New England?

Why spend a fortune on flying to the USA for the Fall? Go to Newmiller Dam, pay to park and save... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Colin T
Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
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Barnsley Road, Wakefield WF2 6QP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely walk in the autumn sunshine with the dog. Took the higher woodland path on the eastern side and back to car park (£1 for 2hrs) on waterside path on western side. In the main very well waymarked paths although I did manage to go...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Why spend a fortune on flying to the USA for the Fall? Go to Newmiller Dam, pay to park and save hundreds. The trees are changing for autumn, rich colours of leaf on the ground and stil on the tree. The view across the lake...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely well kept park, does get really busy on a weekend,..some nice pubs in the area, but avoind the Dam Inn if your eating, oh and parking isn't free

Thank Wakefield61
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love walking here on a weekday, or on an evening. We avoid Newmillerdam on a weekend though as parking is impossible, and it can get extremely busy.

Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took advantage of a fine sunny day to have a short stroll to work up an appetite prior to lunching at the adjacent The Dam Inn. The leaves were just beginning to change colour and the water reflected the brilliant blue of the sky....More

Thank LamplighterYork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk in newmillerdam if your fit it's a great walk round the lake even if your not fit....you can achieve getting round the lake as there are loads of benches to sit and relax before going on.

1  Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good for walking, scenic views, and wildlife also being with nature. Many wildlife on view including Swans, Geese, Coot, Ducks and Mallard, also the occasional kingfisher.

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The trawl around the lake is fine if you like that sort of thing but it’s a bit ‘Midnight Express’ (all moving one way with no thought or ‘spark’). Get off the beaten track and explore the myriad of paths in the woods. Or even...More

1  Thank GufferWakefield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the place lots of walking in any directions paths everywhere fab for kids pets to explore picnic or just walk around the dam and have an icecream

1  Thank Scoobydirtbag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times with different family. It's just a lovely place to walk, well maintained with lots of nice views and wildlife.

1  Thank SamC2523
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20 November 2017|
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Response from Richard O | Reviewed this property |
Fox and Hounds pub is a good one and allows dogs also.
2 July 2017|
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Response from Adam I | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a cafe in the old boat house. there's also a pub across the road.
13 May 2017|
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Response from ELAINE P | Reviewed this property |
Yes large carpark, pay & display, so depends on how long you want to stay for.