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.

View a map of the park (JPG, 60KB).

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



Cafe opening hoursCafe opening hours<div class="ExternalClassF6375CAE7E1E44C295BFA5F3917C2EC8"><strong>Summer (BST) opening times:</strong> <br>Monday to Friday: 10am to 4:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 10<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start" style="display:none;"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end" style="display:none;"></span>am to 5pm. <br><br> <strong>Winter (GMT) opening times:</strong><br>Monday to Sunday 10am to 3:30pm.​<br>​​​​​</div>
EventsEvents<div class="ExternalClassB66BDA32A5774111AD923A558C3C442F"><p>Bands play in Golden Acre Park on Sundays regularly throughout summer. For more information go to <strong>Leeds International Concert Season</strong> in <strong><span id="ms-rterangecursor-start" style="display:none;"></span>E<span id="ms-rterangecursor-end" style="display:none;"></span></strong><strong>xternal links</strong>.</p> <p>The Parks and Countryside events leaflet is available in the <strong>Documents</strong> section of this page.​</p> ​​​</div>
ContactsContacts<div class="ExternalClass1F19D6814FB74989B35EE00B4B239AE4"><p>Email us using the <strong>Contact Us</strong> section</p> <p>Parks and Countryside Head Office – 0113 378 6002​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start" style="display:none;"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end" style="display:none;"></span><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> (8am - 4pm, Monday - Friday)</p> <p>ParksWatch (24 hour helpline) – 0113 2329973</p> <p>Dog Wardens – 0113 2224407​​​</p> ​​​​</div>
Disabled access, buses and parkingDisabled access, buses and parking<div class="ExternalClassA43E376F845744D589FF51EB3E834B6B"><p>Free car parks are shown on the map on this page.</p> <p><strong>Buses to and from Leeds:</strong></p> <p>780, 784, X84 – 3 buses per hour Monday to Saturday daytime, hourly service evenings and Sundays.</p> <p><strong>Disabled Access:</strong></p> <p>Parking is free and there are 6 disabled parking bays in the car park off Otley Road.</p> <p>The main circular route around the park and lake is well maintained and fairly flat, as are the demonstration gardens.</p> <p>Motorised scooters are available to hire <strong>for free</strong> at Golden Acre Park from the Bakery Coffee House and must be pre-booked before 10am on the day of hire. To book, call <strong>0113 261 3064</strong></p> <p>Disabled toilets are available in café and in public toilet block next to café​. The cafe is wheelchair accessible.​​</p> ​​​​​</div>
Further information, Golden Acre Park guideFurther information<div class="ExternalClass9A4049B4547F4730BDC334B54F43CBEA"><p>You can find out more information about the park by downloading the <strong>Golden Acre Park guide</strong> in the <strong>Documents</strong> section or by clicking on the link below.​​<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start" style="display:none;"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end" style="display:none;"></span></p></div>
VolunteeringVolunteering<div class="ExternalClass9851BAF89AAD47E6BEA9D0666A0C44D4"><p>The Golden Acre Park Volunteers meet every first Wednesday of the month to help with gardening, nature conservation and generally looking after the park.</p> <p>New members are always welcome, for further information, contact us using the details in <strong>​Contacts</strong>.<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start" style="display:none;"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end" style="display:none;"></span></p></div>



Golden Acre Map ACRE MAP.pdf308601pdf
Parks Byelaws ByeLaws.pdf445343pdf
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Love Parks Week events in Leeds 2017 Parks Week events in Leeds 2017.pdf187333pdf
Love Parks Week GAP poster Parks Week GAP poster.pdf536161pdf
Parks and Countryside events leaflet and Countryside events leaflet.pdf2269561pdf
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