Great walks in Leeds

There are a number of fantastic rights of way in and around Leeds that you can use to explore the green spaces of the city.

Long distance routes

Shorter routes

  • Meanwood Valley Trail – A 7-mile walking route through the Meanwood Valley to Golden Acre Park
  • Find detailed maps and GPS files of the Meanwood Valley Trail on the GPS Cycle and Walking Routes website.

  • Pudsey Link Bridleway – A 6-mile, linear bridleway between Tong village and Apperley Bridge
  • The Linesway – A 3-mile long disused railway between Garforth and Allerton Bywater
  • The Wetherby Railway Path – A disused railway cycle route linking Wetherby to Spofforth and Thorp Arch
  • View the Wetherby Railway Path interactive map online.

  • The Rothwell Greenway – A disused railway route running between Lofthouse, Robin Hood and Rothwell
  • Wyke Beck Way – A walking and cycling route following the Wyke Beck valley between Temple Newsam and Roundhay Park
  • Fulneck Loop and Calverley Loop – circular bridleway routes through attractive countryside in Pudsey
  • The Temple Newsam bridle path – A 6-mile circular route around Temple Newsam Estate

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