Middleton Park, often described as ‘the green jewel of South Leeds,’ is a mixture of traditional parkland and ancient woodland. This large green space contains something for everyone with attractions including a café, bowling greens, a playground, fishing lake and community events held throughout the year.Location
Middleton Park is 4 miles south of the city centre. It’s a big site, 190 hectares in size and there are several entrances – for details see the map in the documents
section of this page. The address of the main entrance to the park which leads to the visitor centre, café, fishing lake, bowling greens and playground is:
See the documents section of this page for a larger copy of the map.
Attractions and facilities
- Visitor Centre with toilets
- Parkland, flower beds and rose garden
- Nature Reserve – see related pages section of this page
- Bowling greens
- Fishing lake - all welcome, please fish responsibly
- Multi-use games area
- Heritage trails covering the history and wildlife of the area.
- Middleton Railway – see external links section of this page
- Middleton Park Equestrian Centre – see external links section of this page
- John Charles Centre for Sport – see related pages section of this page
Visitor centre, café and toilet opening hours
10:15am to 14:15 am, Monday to Friday.
The centre and café are also open on weekends when events are being held.
Disabled access, buses and parking
There are quite a few tarmac paths around the parkland that are accessible for wheelchair users.
Mobility scooters are available to hire for free from Middleton Park Visitor Centre. Call 0113 378 1142 to book.
There is a disabled toilet at the visitor centre.
Buses 2, 12 and 13A all go to Middleton near the park, while number 13 stops outside the park entrance on Town Street. For more information, go to the Metro website from the external links section of this page.
A free car park can be accessed from Town Street, Middleton. There is also a free car park at the golf course off the Ring Road.
Email us using the Contact Us section of this page
Parks and Countryside Head Office – 0113 3957400 (8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday)
ParksWatch (24 hour helpline) – 0113 2329973
Dog Wardens – 0113 2224407