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Potternewton Park

Potternewton Park is a popular park in the heart of Chapeltown. It is just over 32 acres in size and has facilities for people of all ages.

West Indian Carnival

Potternewton Park is home to the annual West Indian Carnival and Reggae Concert which takes place every August Bank Holiday weekend.


Potternewton Park is 2 miles north east of Leeds city centre. The address of the park is: Harehills Lane, Leeds, LS7.


  • Open parkland and flower beds
  • Bowling green
  • Tennis courts
  • Playground
  • Skate park
  • Basketball court
  • Giant chess

Disabled access and buses:

External link on this page to the Metro website.

For more information about events in Leeds parks, check out the Parks and Countryside Events Leaflet in the documents section of this page.

Useful contacts:

Parks and Countryside Head Office, Farnley Hall Park: 0113 395 7400 (weekdays 8am to 4pm)

ParksWatch (24 hour helpline): 0113 232 9973

Dog wardens: 0113 222 4407

Parks email address: parks@leeds.gov.uk​​​​