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Golden Acre Park

view of people strolling in Golden Acre Park  


This popular park in North Leeds is renowned for its wonderful gardens, popular tea rooms and circular lakeside walk. At 55 hectares in size, it is located near to two of Leeds' most treasured nature reserves, Breary Marsh and Adel Dam. It's also on the route of both the Leeds Country Way and the Meanwood Va​lley Trail.



Golden Acre park is situated 6 miles from Leeds City Centre on the A660 Leeds Road in between Adel and Bramhope. The postcode of the site is LS16 8BQ.


Click on the map below to see a full size map of the park.

map of golden acre park 


Attractions and facilities


  • Demonstration gardens and plant collections
  • Parkland, lake, streams, ponds and woodland
  • Cafe with outdoor seating facilities
  • Public toilets
  • Shop, selling gifts and plants

Click to expandCafe opening hours

Summer (BST) opening times:
Monday to Friday: 10am to 4:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm.

Winter (GMT) opening times:
Monday to Sunday 10am to 3:30pm.​

Click to expandEvents

Bands play in Golden Acre Park on Sundays regularly throughout summer. For more information go to Leeds International Concert Season in External links.

The Parks and Countryside events leaflet is available in the Documents section of this page.​


Click to expandDisabled access, buses and parking

Free car parks are shown on the map on this page.

Buses to and from Leeds:

780, 784, X84 – 3 buses per hour Monday to Saturday daytime, hourly service evenings and Sundays.

Disabled Access:

Parking is free and there are 6 disabled parking bays in the car park off Otley Road.

The main circular route around the park and lake is well maintained and fairly flat, as are the demonstration gardens.

Motorised scooters are available to hire for free at Golden Acre Park from the Bakery Coffee House and must be pre-booked before 10am on the day of hire. To book, call 0113 261 3064

Disabled toilets are available in café and in public toilet block next to café​. The cafe is wheelchair accessible.​​


Click to expandVolunteering

The Golden Acre Park Volunteers meet every first Wednesday of the month to help with gardening, nature conservation and generally looking after the park.

New members are always welcome, for further information, contact us using the details in ​Contacts.

Click to expandContacts

Email us using the Contact Us section

Parks and Countryside Head Office – 0113 378 6002​ (8am - 4pm, Monday - Friday)

ParksWatch (24 hour helpline) – 0113 2329973

Dog Wardens – 0113 2224407​​​


Click to expandFurther information

You can find out more information about the park by downloading the Golden Acre Park guide in the Documents section or by clicking on the link below.​​

Golden Acre Park guide

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