Haigh Woodland Park isn’t your ordinary park. Yes it has some stunning ancient woodland with various trails to follow and discover what nature has to offer, but there’s so much more to discover.
There’s the Adventure Golf, Adventure Playground, High Ropes, Foot Golf, 18 hole and 9 hole Golf Courses, Walled Garden, Railway Rides and the Kitchen Courtyard. Haigh Woodland Park is a real treasure of a kids day out in the north west.
The playground is a free play area with zipwire, climbing frames, swings and seesaws. It’s a safe environment to let your little ones burn off some energy and get some exercise, while you take a minute to relax.
18 holes of exciting and challenging adventure golf that’s a great way to spend your time at Haigh Woodland Park. Each hole is named after wildlife, tree types and local history, so a little bit of learning along the way too. Ticket prices are quite reasonable, with various prices across the age groups ranging from 3-11yr olds £4 each and adults £5 each for 18 holes.
The two golf courses at Haigh Woodland Park are open to the public, but course rules apply, and you must have your own clubs and equipment, please see website here for details. Both courses are challenging and have great views across the surrounding areas. The 9 hole course is perfect for any budding young Rory McIlroy’s out there, or kids new to golf.
FootGolf combines football and golf into a great new activity. No football boots or equipment is needed, just a desire to have fun whilst getting some exercise. There are two great courses, with prices ranging from Children £5.50, Adults £6.60 for 9 holes, and Children £9.00, Adults £11.00 for the 18 hole course.
If after all the excitement you’re looking for some peace and quiet, the Walker walled garden is your little haven. Take a gentle stroll, settle down on a bench or throw down a rug for a tasty picnic, you’ll discover why the walled garden is so popular.
Besides the Adventure Golf, two Golf Courses and the FootGolf, Haigh Woodland Park has also managed to squeeze in a 18 hole crazy golf course. At just £1 per player it’s a great way to spend some family time.
Two railways take passengers through the woodland park along it’s 1/3 mile route. Rides are free but it does only operate in the summer months, Sundays, Wednesdays and Bank Holidays 1:00pm – 4:00pm. You can find out more here.
An aerial adventure for the whole family. There’s two course, low ropes (5m above the ground) for the new challengers and the high ropes (10m above the ground) for the brave and more experienced. Both courses have various obstacles high up above, and the high ropes has a 40m zip wire and top of the tower jump at the finish with the Fan Descender. Prices are £7.00 for the Low Ropes and £11 for the High Ropes course. There are tickets for both courses too and an additional cost if you want to try the Fan Descender at the end.
Discover a gallery, flowers, bread, café, ice cream, local brewery beers, chocolate, coffee and a tearoom all situated in a beautiful courtyard setting. It’s a popular spot with all visitors, offering delicious local refreshments and gift ideas, whether for a pit stop or to unwind after all the parks excitement.
Things to note:
- Prices: Prices vary for each attraction but savings can be made by purchasing a ‘Play More Pay Less’ package ticket.
- Opening times vary for each attraction, please check their website for details.
- Haigh Woodland Park also offers packages to have birthday parties at the different attractions. For further information click here.