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Kilnsey Park

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Fly fishing trip

Brilliant trout fishery .good head of fish in both lakes .if you want to get your Personal best... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ian K
via mobile
Fabulous day out

Had a lovely peaceful day out watching the fishermen and taking lots of photos. Mainly Long... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
sandracockayneph2018
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Reeth, United Kingdom
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Kilnsey Park is a family visitor attraction in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Spend a day with us exploring and having fun – you can catch a fish, watch our red squirrels play and then enjoy a meal in our cosy cafe/restaurant! Kilnsey...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brilliant trout fishery .good head of fish in both lakes .if you want to get your Personal best this is the place .very good quality and hard fighting trout .staff are so kind .the cafe overlooking the lake is brilliant lovely food and reasonabley priced...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ian K
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

As two couples looking for somewhere to go with accessibility for a wheelchair or scooter we visited Kilnsey Park expecting to take a trail through woods. After checking again with one of the young guys in the ticket booth about accessibility, we paid our £4.50...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue F
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback and we are sorry that you had accessibility issues with your wheelchair. The signage and pre-visit information makes clear that Kilnsey Park is on a hill and that some of the footpaths are not suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. The...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

Had a lovely peaceful day out watching the fishermen and taking lots of photos. Mainly Long Exposures to smooth out the then choppy waters. Great day out for the kids too!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sandracockayneph2018
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thanks for your positive feedback, we're glad you took the opportunity to take some great photos here at Kilnsey Park.

Reviewed 9 September 2018

First of all, it is a lovely place, not difficult to find. From what we could see, it mainly comprises some lakes near the road for fishing and a bit of a walk up through the trees to a holy spring. We arrived in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Petergoulding
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

The walk up to the Holy Spring takes in spectacular views, sculptures, a nature reserve with the country's rarest orchid, a play area, farm animals, green energy exhibits (including hydropower and heat pumps) and a working fish farm that produces the finest rainbow trout in...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Took my grandsons, aged 7 and 10 to the family fishing for a day out before they started back at school. It was the first time they had tried fishing and they found it be a great experience. With the help of my partner they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maryhazel
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

We're very happy your grandsons had their first experience of fishing here at Kilnsey Park and were able to catch some fish, hopefully creating positive memories and a love of fishing! Thanks for your positive feedback about your lunch in the cafe and we hope...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

My girlfriend and I visited the park a couple of days ago after attending the Kilnsey show. We were greeted by a lovely young man, who thoroughly looked after us and was very welcoming and made our whole experience so lovely. She even caught her...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Tom S
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

We're really happy that you received such great customer service from Jason, he's spent the summer with us and has really given his all.

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Very relaxing - our young children (nearly 3 and 5) really enjoyed it. Lovely setting, really helpful friendly staff, our little girl (nearly 3) asked the following day "we go fishing today?" The children had a wonderful time, they experienced, saw and understood the concept...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mrsg78
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

We're so happy your young children had such a great experience on our family fishing pond that they couldn't wait to come back - we want everyone young and old to experience how enjoyable the sport of fishing is!

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Brilliant fishery.quality fish . brilliant surrounding.highly recommended.im a regular now and can't keep away.the cafe is superb and the children's activities are great as well .

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ian K
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thanks so much for your positive feedback, we're really happy that you enjoy the fishery and cafe facilities here so much. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Came here for a family day out, with dogs. Children 7-14. Looked amazing on website with plenty to do which is why we chose it. On arriving we paid for discovery trail and fishing. The trail was a huge disappointment, a few animals, a very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank whizzylala
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This place is great not over expensive in the beautiful settling off the Yorkshire dales I would recommend this place to any family! There is a beautiful walk Around the estate and then for a small fee get fishing if your not sure help is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ossettlad
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

That's great that you enjoyed the family fishing and nature walk and would recommend a day at Kilnsey Park to anyone, thank you.

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Questions & Answers
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Mimi T
2 August 2018|
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Response from KilnseyInfo | Property representative |
Hi there is a swing, seesaw, stepping stones and a water play area with traditional water pump
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jackiejones114
12 May 2017|
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Response from KilnseyInfo | Property representative |
Hi we offer fly fishing on the main lakes but we also provide bait fishing on our family pond (the bait is sweetcorn or bread) because we want everyone who visits to catch a fish.
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jop1989
28 September 2016|
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Response from KilnseyInfo | Property representative |
Hi dogs are welcome at Kilnsey Park Estate but need to be kept on leads as we have chickens, alpacas and other animals wandering about
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