Explore 179 acres of woodland, fields and lakes just to the north of Leeds

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Description

Close to Leeds and its northern suburbs, Golden Acre Park is a lovely location for a short stroll. Golden Acre Peak is home to some beautiful and interesting sites including - The Lake: The park's lake is one of its most prominent features and covers an area of 63 acres.

It is surrounded by woodland and meadows and is home to a variety of waterfowl, including ducks, swans, and geese. Woodland Walks: The park's woodland area is home to a range of trees, including oak, beech, and silver birch.

There are a number of walking trails that wind through the woods, offering visitors a chance to explore the area's natural beauty. The Formal Gardens: The park's formal gardens feature a range of flowers and shrubs, including roses, rhododendrons, and azaleas.

The gardens are beautifully landscaped and offer a tranquil setting for relaxation and contemplation. The Gorge: The park's gorge is a narrow valley that runs through the woodland area.

It features a small stream and a range of wildflowers and is home to a variety of wildlife, including butterflies and birds. The Visitor Centre: The park's visitor centre is a great place to start your visit.

It offers information about the park's history and wildlife and features a range of exhibits and displays. The Wildlife: Golden Acre Park is home to a range of wildlife, including badgers, foxes, and a variety of birds.

The park is particularly popular with birdwatchers, who come to see species such as great spotted woodpeckers and nuthatches. So if you're in the city want some air - here's your answer!