Waterton Park Hotel

in Wakefield

Address: Walton Hall, Walton, Wakefield, WF2 6PW, United Kingdom

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Waterton Park Hotel is a great choice of Hotel to stay in for a visit to Wakefield and the surrounding region of West Yorkshire.

10 Fast Facts

  1. Waterton Park Hotel is a 4-star hotel located in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England.
  2. The hotel is situated on a private island in the middle of a lake, surrounded by over 26 acres of parkland.
  3. The hotel’s historic building dates back to the 1700s and was originally a private residence.
  4. The hotel has 63 guest rooms, each with unique decor and modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi.
  5. The hotel’s restaurant, The Bridgewalk, serves modern British cuisine made from locally-sourced ingredients.
  6. Waterton Park Hotel also has a spa and leisure club, featuring a swimming pool, sauna, steam room, and gym.
  7. The hotel offers wedding and event facilities, including a grand ballroom and outdoor marquee.
  8. The hotel’s location provides a peaceful and picturesque setting for outdoor activities such as fishing, boating, and hiking.
  9. Waterton Park Hotel is a short drive away from Wakefield city center, and within easy reach of popular Yorkshire attractions such as Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Hepworth Wakefield art museum.
  10. The hotel has a reputation for exceptional service and has won multiple awards, including a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Range of Rooms + A Cottage

There’s a range of accommodation on offer at Waterton Park, including:

  • Standard single room
  • Standard double room
  • Executive double room
  • Deluxe double room
  • 3 Bedroom House – sleeps 5 (2x double rooms, 1x single room)

Property Description

Tucked away in a picturesque estate near Wakefield, Waterton Park Hotel is a haven for those seeking a blend of leisure, luxury, and the great outdoors. Featuring its own golf course, an indulgent spa, and a comprehensive leisure center, this hotel is a mere 10 minutes from the M1 and boasts complimentary Wi-Fi for all guests.

The hotel’s refined bedrooms are split between two unique settings: the stately Walton Hall situated on its own private island, and the Waterton Park Hotel on the mainland, offering direct views of the historic hall. Each room is a study in elegance, adorned with sumptuous fabrics and chic furniture, ensuring a stay of unparalleled comfort. Every accommodation is equipped with an en suite bathroom, satellite TV, a work desk, and facilities for tea and coffee, catering to your every need.

Dining at Waterton Park is a delightful experience with Charlie’s Bar serving meals throughout the day, including dinner options. The menu, available at both the restaurant and bar, focuses on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients to create dishes that cater to a variety of tastes.

The hotel is nestled within the vast grounds of Walton Hall, proudly positioned on its own secluded island. The estate is home to a championship golf course, an ESPA Spa, a swimming pool, fitness center, hot tub, and steam room, offering guests an array of activities to relax and rejuvenate.

Located amidst the tranquil countryside of West Yorkshire, Waterton Park Hotel is conveniently just a 30-minute drive from the bustling cities of Leeds and Sheffield. Complimentary parking is available for guests, and those eager to explore further can reach the stunning landscapes of the Peak District within a 40-minute drive.

Hotel chain/brand: Classic British Hotels

Property Highlights

  • Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)
  • Breakfast Info – Full English (Yorkshire) Breakfast
  • Free private parking available at the hotel

Owner’s Description

Welcome to Waterton Park Hotel & Spa and Walton Hall, a 4 star hotel in a scenic setting of rolling parkland with its own lake, a backdrop of ancient woodland and a championship golf course. This is the perfect place in which to relax, to use as a base for sight-seeing, to come for business or to hold the perfect wedding reception.

Walton Hall is a gracious Georgian mansion on an island surrounded by its own lake. It hosts the AA rosette Bridgewalk restaurant, excellent private dining and conference rooms, the relaxed and informal Charlie’s Bar offering casual all day dining and excellent leisure facilities at lake level.

Waterton Park Hotel is a modern purpose built hotel on the mainland with the spa and extensive conference and banqueting facilities.

We have 63 wonderfully appointed bedrooms most with stunning views over the surrounding lake, woodland or golf course, 22 bedrooms are situated on the Island in Walton Hall and 41 bedrooms on the main land in Waterton Park Hotel. There are 7 meeting and conference rooms and even a romantic hideaway cottage in the hotel grounds.

With easy access from all corners of the country Waterton Park Hotel is just four miles from the M1 (junction 39), only six miles from the M62 (junction 31) and a short taxi ride from Wakefield station.

And all of this is on the doorstep of some of Yorkshire’s greatest attractions including the world renowned Yorkshire sculpture park, the National Trust’s magnificent Nostell Priory and The Hepworth Wakefield.

Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, Waterton Park Hotel and Walton Hall offers unrivalled Yorkshire hospitality.


  • On-Site Parking
  • Wi-fi
  • Spa
  • Access to Golf Course

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