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Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park
4.09km from Ponderosa Zoo
Bagshaw Museum was the house of a former Victorian mill owner, first opened as a museum in 1911 and named after its first curator, Walter Bagshaw. The museum contains two local history galleries, a South Asia gallery, a temporary exhibition space, and, unusually for a local museum, an Egyptological gallery. The museum also holds a substantial collection of Asian textiles, including Japanese and Chinese pieces from the Hilditch collection, subsequent donations from private individuals.
5.1km from Ponderosa Zoo
Oakwell Hall is a country house in the village of Birstall in the English administrative unit of West Yorkshire. The Elizabethan-style house is listed by English Heritage as a Grade I Historic Building. It is set in contemporary gardens surrounded by 45 hectares of landscaped grounds. The builder was John Batt.
National Coal Mining Museum for England
6.57km from Ponderosa Zoo
The National Coal Mining Museum for England. Visit for a unique all weather adventure. Underground tours, exhibitions, the great outdoors & original events. The museum offers guided underground tours where visitors can experience the conditions miners worked in and see the tools and machines they used as the industry and the mine developed through the years. The Yorkshire Mining Museum opened in 1988 and the museum became the National Coal Mining Museum in 1995.
8.16km from Ponderosa Zoo
One of the majestic pieces of architectural skill that was towering over the town from high up on Emley Moor. This transmitting station stands 1,084 feet tall. Its base is 1,949 feet above sea level, imposing over the beautiful rolling moorland. The structure consists of a tapered cylindrical pillar of reinforced concrete, topped by a steel lattice mast carrying 55 m tall antennas. It was the seventh-tallest freestanding structure and the fourth tallest tower in the European Union.
9.81km from Ponderosa Zoo
The Greenhead Park is the perfect place to unwind, relax and enjoy the wonderful environment and landscape. It's a fantastic place to spend time with friends, enjoy the changing of the seasons, play on the swings, or grab a cuppa in the café by the tennis courts. The park has always been popular with local people, both young and old and the features and events within the park have attracted people from miles around.
10.44km from Ponderosa Zoo
The site was developed as an iron age hill fort, surrounded by defensive ditches and ramparts. In the Middle Ages there was a castle on the hill, of which the well remains. The present tower was built to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee of 1897 No camping, barbeques or fires are allowed due to the damage that has been sustained to the ancient monument and vegetation.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
11.16km from Ponderosa Zoo
500-acre open-air gallery showing work by British and international artists, including Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth. The park's collection of works by Moore is one of the largest open-air displays of his bronzes in Europe.
Pugneys Country Park
11.27km from Ponderosa Zoo
Situated one mile from J39 of the M1, it is a 300-acre park – facilities for sailing, windsurfing, and canoeing. Cycle hire available too. There is also a pirate playground. The area was developed from a former opencast mine and a sand and gravel quarry and was opened to the public in 1985. It is overlooked by Sandal Castle.
Kirklees Light Railway
11.48km from Ponderosa Zoo
The Kirklees Light Railway is situated in the village of Clayton West, near Huddersfield, in the picturesque foothills of the South Pennines. The railway runs for three-and-a-half miles from Clayton West to Shelley and includes passage through the Shelley Woodhouse Tunnel which – at 467m long – is the longest tunnel on any 15” narrow gauge line in Britain.
11.5km from Ponderosa Zoo
The Cathedral Wakefield is the principal church of the Diocese Anglican of Wakefield, in West Yorkshire of 1888 to 2014. Built on the site of an Anglo-Saxon church, it became a cathedral in 1888 at the creation of the Diocese of Wakefield. This diocese was abolished in 2014 and united with Bradford and Ripon to form the Anglican Diocese of Leeds; hence, Wakefield Cathedral became a co-cathedral .
11.66km from Ponderosa Zoo
The Pennine Way was the first National Trail in England and is one of the UK's most famous long-distance walks. it is one of the most challenging but rewarding long-distance walking routes and is steeped in history. It is also blessed with natural beauty and also it attracts a lot of tourists.
11.75km from Ponderosa Zoo
Shibden Hall is a historic house located in a public park at Shibden which dates back to 1420 and offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives of the people who lived and worked here, including the noted diarist Anne Lister. It is a mix of styles reflecting its interesting and varied history.
11.9km from Ponderosa Zoo
Horton House, is a charming 18th-century plantation house. Built in 1787 by William Horton, the two-story farmhouse was designed with symmetrical architecture featuring Flemish bond brickwork. The home is much more than aesthetically pleasing - it is a national historic landmark and has served as an example of authentic southern plantation life for centuries. It is one of the most well preserved houses in the state, having been continuously occupied over the course of its long history.
11.94km from Ponderosa Zoo
Beaumont Park is a suburb of Huddersfield, in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England that is located between Netherton, Crosland Moor, and Lockwood. Housing in this district located around the periphery of a medium size forest and park recreation known as dungeon wood, which was bequeathed to the people of Huddersfield in 1879 Bomonti Whitley property Frederick Henry Beaumont, for recreational purposes. Near the park is the Beagle woods, which is a popular place for pedest
The Hepworth Wakefield
11.97km from Ponderosa Zoo
The Hepworth Wakefield is a newly built art museum opened in May 2011 in Wakefield , West Yorkshire , England . The building was designed by the English architect David Chipperfield . Construction costs were approximately £ 35 million and were raised through funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund , state and municipal grants, the European Regional Development Fund and private donors.
National Science and Media Museum
12.15km from Ponderosa Zoo
The National Science and Media Museum, in the heart of Bradford, explores the science and culture of light and sound technologies and their impact on our lives. With the aim of inspiring the scientists and innovators of the future, it invites visitors to see more, hear more, think more and do more. The museum has seven floors of galleries with permanent exhibitions focusing on photography, television, animation, videogaming, the Internet and the scientific principles behind light and colour.
City Park, Bradford
12.25km from Ponderosa Zoo
Bradford City Park is a public park in the centre of Bradford, West Yorkshire. It was part of the 'masterplan' for Bradford city centre, a regeneration project first begun in 2003. Several revisions were made to the original plans. Funding was announced by the council in July 2009 and work was begun in December 2009. One of the famous locations where people come to refresh their mind and body.
12.29km from Ponderosa Zoo
Impressions Gallery is an independent, not-for-profit space for contemporary photography. It is one of the oldest venues for contemporary photography in Europe. Every year over 50,000 people visit our exhibitions, take part in workshops and events, or come together to exchange ideas in a friendly environment.
Eureka! The National Children's Museum
12.48km from Ponderosa Zoo
The National Children’s Museum is an extraordinary fun-packed day out for families. The only fully interactive museum totally dedicated to children aged 0-11 anywhere in the UK. It runs as an educational charity and not-for-profit organization. Eureka! is based on the North American model of children's museums, aimed at families with children aged 0–11 and encourages hands-on inter-generational learning. one of the unique location which attracts a lot of tourists.
12.49km from Ponderosa Zoo
Sandal Castle was one of two fortifications built in Wakefield during the twelfth century. It served as the administrative center for the manor and was later rebuilt into a lavish residence. During the Wars of the Roses, the Battle of Wakefield was fought nearby. The castle endured a siege during the seventeenth century Civil War and thereafter Parliament ordered its demolition. It was the site of royal intrigue and the setting for a scene in one of William Shakespeare's plays.
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Ponderosa Zoo is a beautiful zoo that was created in 1991 by Maureen Cook with the aim to bridge the gap' between disabled and able-bodied people through the care of animals as a form of therapy. This beautiful Zoo is now home to over 120 animals from lemurs to reindeer. There is also so many other activities in and around this zoo.