If you’ve spent the weekend watching Crufts and fancy spending some one on one time with your precious pooch, then here are some great places to take your four-legged friend for a scenic stroll in the Leeds area.
These are seven of the best dog walks in and around Leeds.
1. Roundhay Park, West Yorkshire
This city park has acres of land for you and your pooch to explore. It includes not only parkland, but woods, lakes and gardens, providing a great escape from the bustling city. Photo: Shutterstock
2. Otley Chevin, West Yorkshire
Ten miles northwest of Leeds city centre, this popular walking route overlooks the town of Otley and boasts a range of woodland paths, hilly routes and themed trails. Dogs are allowed off the lead. Photo: Shutterstock
3. Temple Newsam
Temple Newsam offers plenty of green space for your dog to run loose. The only places where your dog needs to be on its lead is in the courtyard and the gardens. Photo: Shutterstock
4. Eccup Reservoir
Eccup Reservoir offers beautiful views across the water. You can walk around the edge of the reservoir, soaking up the splendid scenery as you do so. Photo: Other
5. The Hollies, Meanwood Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire
Located in Meanwood Park, The Hollies is a secret old oak woodland which offers stunning scenery. This natural botanical garden provides a beautiful backdrop for your stroll. Photo: Shutterstock
6. Middleton Park
Middleton Park offers woodlands, Middleton Park Lake, and the Rose Gardens - where you can take a scenic stroll with your dog on the lead. You can also let your dog loose along the old tram tracks. Photo: Shutterstock