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Meanwood Valley Trail runs seven miles
from Golden Acre Park to Woodhouse
Moor near the University of Leeds,
taking in Meanwood Park, Meanwood
Ridge and Adel Woods on the way.
Adel Woods are historically fascinating,
with, among other interesting sites
old aqueducts, and an old bunker, the
purpose of which seems to have been
lost in the mists of time.Te trail is well-
signposted throughout, so no need to
worry about getting lost.
From city centre
By car
START: Woodhouse Moor,Woodhouse
Lane, Hyde Park
FINISH: Golden Acre Park, Otley Road,
By bus
1, 6, 95, 97 (for Woodhouse Moor)
X84 (for Golden Acre Park)
Te Hollies Botanical Garden is easily
accessed through Meanwood Park or
of Weetwood Lane in Far Headingley
and consists of 22 hectares of land which
are home to four National Council
collections for the conservation of plants
and gardens. Te site also benefts from
fowering rhododendrons and azaleas,
herbaceous borders, mature plants and
large woodland walks.
Not only is Leeds full of great parks,
but the city is also on the doorstep
of the Yorkshire Dales. Te Dales are
widely regarded as one of the country’s
great beauty spots. Half an hour in the
car can take you to scenic and varied
countryside that should be a part of
any visit to Leeds. Alongside the great
outdoors, there’s also the magnifcent
Bolton Abbey, which is only a 45 minute
car journey from the city centre.
From city centre
By car
Take Otley Road (A660),
turn of at Weetwood Lane,
Meanwood, LS16 5NZ
By bus
1, 28, 95, 97
From city centre
By car
Take A65 to Kendal,
then B6265 to Grassington
By bus
Northern Rail train to Skipton,
bus to Grassington (routes 72, 74)