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West Leeds Green Gateways Trail - Farnley Hall Alternative

W Yorkshire

5 km / 3 miles
From Roker Lane Bottom the route initially heads south through the Nature Area of Nan Whins Wood before heading east then north through Farnley Hall Park and the nature reserve of Farnley Hall Fishpond. After skirting round Farnley Balancing Reservoir a series of estate roads and ginnels lead to Hill End Road where the main route is joined for the return to the city centre.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Other Paths
Urban Parkland
Start: SE238315 - Roker Lane Bottom, Leeds, W Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Finish: SE256335 - Hill End Road, Leeds, W Yorkshire View on StreetMap
Web Sites: West Leeds Country Park and Green Gateways

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF West Leeds Green Gateways Trail - 5 Cockersdale to Armley and Wortley  (Leeds Country Parks and Green Gateways Initiative ) Download
External PDF West Leeds Green Gateways Trail - Overview  (Leeds Country Parks and Green Gateways Initiative ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 104
OS Landranger Active 104
OS Explorer 288, 289
OS Explorer Active 288, 289

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

The Tops - Kirkstall  (bookable online)
3 km
5 km
The Tops - Headingley  (bookable online)
4 km
5 km
Weetwood Hall  (bookable online)
5 km
5 km

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Route Profile:

5.4 km (3.4 miles)
125 m (410 ft) ascent
129 m (423 ft)  maximum height

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