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Best Places for Conker Picking in Yorkshire

Updated: Sep 20, 2020

Its that time of the year, autumn is slowly creeping up on us and we are slowly saying bye to the last of the summer weather! Everywhere is starting to look a bit brown and orange and the conkers are starting to fall....


Kids will love a little trip “conker picking” and the dogs get a lovely autumnal walk.

After a bit of research, here are a few top picks in Yorkshire:


Sheffield


  1. Weston Park - check out the big tree near the duck pond

  2. Endcliffe Park - near the cafe

  3. Hillsborough Park (and stop by Mollys Cafe and Deli for a pit stop!)

  4. Eckington Woods

  5. Woolly woods (bottom of Concorde Park)

  6. Aston woods (S26) & Aston Fisheries

  7. Graves Park

  8. Ecclesall Woods

  9. More Hall Reservoir


Chesterfield


  1. Barlborough Village (lane opposite the Apollo Inn pub leads into fields With lots of Conker trees)

  2. Hardwick Hall - dogs on leads welcome In the parkland only


Rotherham


  1. Barkers Park, Kimberworth

  2. Wentworth (on the path down to the house)


Doncaster


  1. Hexthorpe Park, DN4 0HY

  2. Highfields Lake DN6 7JA

  3. Adwick Park

  4. Townfields


Nottinghamshire


  1. Clumber Park - ideal for a day trip


Huddersfield


  1. Greenhead Park

  2. Honley Wood, Kirklees

  3. Ravensknowle Park, HD5 8DJ


Wakefield/Leeds


  1. Middleton Woods, LS10 4HX

  2. Thornes Park, Wakefield

  3. Fields opposite Ackworth school, WF7 7LT

  4. Pontefract Park

  5. Purston Park





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