Park & Lakes at Temple Newsam

Enjoy fantastic vistas of the park and lakes at Temple Newsam from every window of the house and take in this beautiful estate.

Join our nature trails, perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding. Take a picnic by the lakeside gardens or have some family fun in our adventure playground.

Temple Newsam boasts three lakes or ‘Menagerie Ponds’, each with a different feel. The lower lake is simply set in parkland; the middle lake which is the largest of the three is bordered by beds of damp loving perennials including candelabra primula and hostas.

Cross the bridge and bear left to find the grass and bamboo garden bordering the small top lake, then follow the path as it rises towards the Walled Garden.