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Setting out around the lake in Golden Acre Park. Track between Golden Acre Park and Adel Dam nature reserve. In the 1930's Golden Acre Park was a theme park with fairground rides, boats on the lake, miniature railway, cafes etc. We followed the gravel path through the park around the southern side of the lake, past the duck feeding area, to join a public bridleway at map ref. SE270414.
Golden Acre Park is one of the hidden gems of Leeds. The park is on a bus route, but most people arrive by car,as did I. The car park is located on the opposite side of a very fast flowing road, but there is a underpass for pedestrian users. The toilets and cafe are well looked.
Location Details Golden Acre Park. Location: 53.8731, -1.5909. Altitude: 143.0 m above mean sea level.
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Leeds is home to over 3,660 hectares (that’s 36.6 km 2, or about 9,000 acres) of woodland, in and around the city’s major parks, including Golden Acre Park, Roundhay Park, Chevin Forest Park, Middleton Woods, and the Temple Newsam estate. Around one third of this woodland, collectively known as the Forest of Leeds, is owned and managed by the Parks and Countryside team at Leeds City Council.
SE2641: Lakeside Station, Golden Acre Park taken 11 years ago, near to Eccup, Leeds, Great Britain. Lakeside Station, Golden Acre Park. A re-created disused miniature railway. On Good Friday 26th April 1932 a miniature railway was opened circling the whole of the lake and travelling a distance of just over a mile. Two engines worked the line pulling open top carriagesand in 1935 a dining.