In accordance with government guidance, our recreational sites and car parks remain open during the national lockdown for people to exercise locally. We ask that you follow the latest guidance to help keep yourself, our key workers and others safe. In the current lockdown this includes:
If you do plan to visit, we continue to request that you are respectful of our sites, staff members, other visitors and local communities:
All of our toilet facilities are currently closed so please be mindful of this when visiting.
This flat route, circling around the edge of Ardsley Reservoir, is suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Situated on the urban fringes of Wakefield, there are nearby public transport links and it is ideal for a leisurely early morning or evening visit.
East Ardsley, near Wakefield
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Terrain & Gradient
Well surfaced pathways or a tarmac track. Large puddles can sometimes collect on the path across the embankment after spells of wet weather. Consistently flat gradient. There are no steps or stiles, and the only gate on the route is wheelchair and mobility scooter friendly (with a radar key).
How To Get There
By car: you can use the free car park (WF3 1EE), which is just off Haigh Moor Road, on the western side of the reservoir. This is easily accessible from a number of main roads; it is less than 3 miles away from the M1, the M62, and the A650.
By public transport: there are bus stops along Haigh Moor Road, a short walk away from point 1 of the route at the car park.
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