These walking routes around Leeds are perfect for an outdoor adventure

10 of the best summer walks to enjoy around Leeds

With the weather now gradually getting a bit warmer, there is every excuse to head outdoors to soak up the sunshine.

If you are looking for a new adventure or place to explore, these walking routes around Leeds are a great place to start.

Overlooking the market town of Otley, this large park boasts a network of paths to explore with magnificent panoramic views of the Wharfe Valley - perfect for both a stroll and a scenic picnic.

1. Chevin Forest Park

Overlooking the market town of Otley, this large park boasts a network of paths to explore with magnificent panoramic views of the Wharfe Valley - perfect for both a stroll and a scenic picnic.
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Boasting 1500 acress of land to explore, compiled of open grassland, woodlands, a walled garden and lakeside paths, it provides an idyllic spot for a leisurely stroll.

2. Temple Newsam

Boasting 1500 acress of land to explore, compiled of open grassland, woodlands, a walled garden and lakeside paths, it provides an idyllic spot for a leisurely stroll.
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Beginning on Alwoodley Lane, walkers can head down towards the reservoir and follow a five mile circular route around the open water, passing by woodland and sprawling fields along the way.

3. Eccup Reservoir

Beginning on Alwoodley Lane, walkers can head down towards the reservoir and follow a five mile circular route around the open water, passing by woodland and sprawling fields along the way.
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Sitting on the route of both the Leeds Country Way and the Meanwood Valley Trail, Golden Acre Park attracts plenty of walkers, and is known for its pictureque gardens and circular lakeside walk.

4. Golden Acre Park

Sitting on the route of both the Leeds Country Way and the Meanwood Valley Trail, Golden Acre Park attracts plenty of walkers, and is known for its pictureque gardens and circular lakeside walk.
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