Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Yorkshire  /  West Yorkshire  /  Leeds  /  Parks  /  Golden Acre Park

Golden Acre Park, Leeds

(4.6/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
Golden Acre Park is a public park between Adel and Bramhope, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, administered by Leeds City Council. It is on the A660 Otley Road and covers an area of 137acre.HistoryIt opened as a privately run amusement park in 1932 with a miniature railway, swimming pool and boating lake, but closed during the Second World War and was taken over by the Council in 1945. The lake was formed by damming Adel Beck and was larger than at present.LocationThe park is on the east side of the A660 road. On the west side is a car park and Breary Marsh nature reserve, with a pedestrian tunnel under the road joining them to the main park. The Leeds Country Way passes through the park, and the Meanwood Valley Trail links the park to Woodhouse Moor.Attractions and facilitiesThe park has a lake with wildfowl, informal gardens, demonstration gardens, a special collection of heathers, and woodland and open spaces. The gardens contain the National Plant Collections of Lilac, Deutzia, Hosta and Hemerocallis.
With our international travel planner, Leeds attractions like Golden Acre Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Source
Create a full Leeds itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Leeds

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Leeds by other users

11 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Wakefield & Leeds BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Leeds BY A USER FROM SPAIN March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Leeds BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: March, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Leeds BY A USER FROM FRANCE September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in United Kingdom, Norway & Dublin BY A USER FROM FRANCE September, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Leeds BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: April, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Leeds BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA July, relaxing, popular PREFERENCES: July, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Leeds BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND March, culture, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Leeds BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Leeds BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Leeds BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, teens, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • met a friend who walked her dog and chose here because its lovely and I can push a pram round it. A lovely sunny February day but due to the time of the year and the previous wet weather the path in p...  more »
  • This park on the Northern fringes of Leeds is easily reached and parking is good. The gardens are very extensive and the is plenty of open grassland for pet exercise and ball games. The wi9ldlife walk...  more »
  • A peaceful haven so close to Leeds city centre! Easy parking, good walkways although very muddy after the rain so go prepared with boots! Plenty of ducks to feeds, lovely coffee shop and toilet facili...  more »
Google
  • Great for short walks, you can loop around the lake feed the ducks and stop off for an ice cream, not much more you need in a park.
  • nice walk by yourself, with a friend, or with family. Clean and tidy as well. Parking is free but it can get crowded. Benches by the water's edge are really nice.
  • Best place around to take your dogs. Great views and nice and clean.
  • Big and nice park to walk. Attention to the cherry trees in bloom.
  • Lovely park, beautiful flowers. Good tea shop