Walton Nature Park

Wakefield

Site Details:

Recorders: Not Recorded since 2010 established 1995 Yorkshires longest recorded transect for 13 years

A local nature reserve located 3 miles south east of Wakefield, Walton Colliery Nature Park consists of lakes and ponds, woodland and grassland and also a section of the Barnsley canal.

It is managed to protect and improve its habitats for the benefit of wildlife, there is always something different to see as the wildlife changes with the seasons- spring sees the arrival of the Cuckoo and watch out for Grass Snake basking in the summer sunshine The park boasts a variety of wildflowers including Common Spotted and Southern Marsh Orchids.