Best trails in Leeds, West Yorkshire

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Looking for a great trail near Leeds, West Yorkshire? AllTrails has 38 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Kinder Scout National Nature Reserve or Snake Woodland. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 29 easy trails in Leeds ranging from 1.1 to 9.2 miles and from 32 to 574 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Leeds, West Yorkshire
Top trails (38)
#1 - Harewood Circuit
Harewood Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
Note: As of September 16, 2020, users have reported that the route is CLOSED for the last section so you have to make a detour. Show more
#2 - Eccup Reservoir Circular
Golden Acre Park
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
Close to Leeds, West Yorkshire, this walk around Eccup Reservoir can be an excellent place for beginners hikers. The mix of terrain makes the possibilities real for a radical sport. Aquatic sports are available on the lake and the fields around give lots of rural sense for the visitors. The livestock is mixed between cows, sheep, and lambs. Few parts get muddy on wet weather so it's recommendable to wear suitable footwear. The landscapes are unbelievable and scenic, making the ride an epic adventure. Show more
#3 - Meanwood Valley Trail Circular
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
#4 - RSPB St. Aidan's and Lowther Lake Circular
RSPB St. Aidan's
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 2 h 52 m
#5 - Leeds Country Way and Ebor Way
Harewood Park
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 5 h 18 m
#6 - Bowers Lake and Astley Lake Circular Walk
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
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Length: 4.0 mi • Est. 1 h 45 m
#7 - Temple Newsam - Skelton Lake
Temple Newsam Park
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
Temple Newsam is a Tudor-Jacobean estate with gorgeous grounds.Show more
#8 - Roundhay Park Extended Circular
Roundhay Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
#9 - Ledsham to Fairburn Ings
Fairburn Ings
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 3 h 42 m
A trip through the attractive village of Ledsham to RSPB Fairburn Ings and back. Parts of Ledsham church represent the oldest standing building in West Yorkshire. Lots of different flora and fauna at Fairburn Ings.Show more
#10 - Golden Acres Park Circular Walk
Golden Acre Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 52 m
This circular walk explores some of the most gorgeous nature spots in the area including Paul's Pond at Breary Marsh, Golden Acre Park, and Eccup Whin.Show more
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