Potternewton Park

Potternewton Park is a popular park in the heart of Chapeltown, just 2 miles north east of Leeds city centre. It is just over 32 acres in size and has facilities for people of all ages.


Harehills Lane, LS7 4HA

Attractions and facilities

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

West Indian Carnival

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

Access information 

Paths: All the paths are negotiable by wheelchair; although there are differing gradients around the park, no issues have been reported.

Entrances: All bar one of the entrances are accessible; there is a small pedestrian entrance at the top of Avenue Hill which has a step and so is not accessible for wheelchairs.

Accessible toilets: There are no public toilets on site.

Disabled Play Equipment: Some inclusive play equipment is available in the playground.

Contact us



Parks and Countryside - 0113 378 6002
(8am to 4pm, Monday to Thursday and 8am to 3:30pm Friday)

LeedsWatch – 0113 376 0331
(24 hour helpline)

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