This popular park is set within 530 acres of attractive woodland, grassland and heath land with a 13 acre centre-piece lake. There are many recreational opportunities for the visitor: waterside and woodland walks, a lakeside cafè, orienteering course and a children’s woodland play area. Part of the film “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” was filmed in Black Park.Centenary Lodge Visitor Centre – further improvements have been made to parking facilities and to the section of path around the western end of the lake to allow easier access to the Visitor Centre. A Ranger Service is available as well as disabled parking spaces, disabled picnic tables and hard-surfaced tracks for wheelchairs. A ‘Batricar Countryman’ electric wheelchair is now available.