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Temporary diversion of the Trans Pennine Trail

From February 2015 until December 2016 a temporary closure of the Trans Pennine Trail will be in place between Knostrop Flood Lock and Knostrop Weir. A diversion route will be signed along Old Mill Lane, Gibraltar Island Road and the towpath to the south of the Aire-Calder canal. This is so work can take place on the flood alleviation scheme. A map is available from the documents section on this page. For more information email PROW@leeds.gov.uk or telephone 0113 395 7400.

Public rights of way

The public rights of way network, comprising footpaths, bridleways and byways provides the key to exploring much of the countryside of Leeds, whether it be for active pursuits such as walking, cycling or horse-riding, or more leisurely strolls.

Within Leeds there are 819km of rights of way, 628km of footpath, 180km of bridleway, together with a short network of byways and other routes with public access. These ways can lead you through varied and changing landscapes, from urban areas to glorious countryside, and from the car to a country park and beyond.

Report problems with access to a public right of way

Please email or call us with as much detail as you can provide about the issue.

Email: parks@leeds.gov.uk

Telephone: 0113 395 7400‚Äč