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Calverley Victoria Park Cricket Pitch

Calverley Victoria Park

A magnificent park with an attractive cricket club house at the centre. There’s lots of activities to do at Calverley Victoria Park!

Calverley Victoria Park Cricket Pitch

Calverley Victoria Park is the heart of the village. It’s a park that’s frequently used by all the community including Calverley Cricket Club. There’s lots of sport and recreational activities to do here!

Location Details

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Things to Note

Calverley Victoria Park has the following on-site or nearby:

  • Dog Waste Bins
  • Nearby Food & Drink
  • On-site Toilets
  • Parking
  • Pushchair Access
  • Rubbish Bins
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

Calverley Park is just shy of 4 hectares in size. It is located 7.5 miles west of Leeds city centre.

Things to Do

There’s lots to do at Calverley Victoria Park, here’s the best of a great bunch:

Calverley Walk

A Calverley special that takes in Victoria Park. The route is just over 3-miles long that covers track and forest paths proving a little difficult on the accessibility front for pushchairs and wheelchairs. It’s full of gentle climbs, cricket and lots of views of Calverley. Checkout the full route over at West Leeds Dispatch.

Dog Walking

The recreational expanse is more than suitable for taking the dog on the walk. There’s plenty of green space to sling a ball too!

Cricket

Calverley Cricket Club play their home games at Victoria Park. Playing in the Airedale and Wharfedale senior cricket league the club coordinate 3-senior teams and a junior section up to the age of 15-years. Check out Calverley Cricket Club on Facebook or pop into the regal clubhouse to find out more.

Football

Calverley United men’s team play their home games at Victoria Park. The team play in the Yorkshire Amateur league. Find out when they train and play by heading to the Calverley United website.

Playground

The children’s play area has recently been built and includes the best stuff to expect including swings, slides, climbing frames and a spinner!

Riding

The paved loop of the park is perfect for bikes and scooters. Bring the little ones to practice on a flat surface or to glide around in eye sight!

Bowls

There is a crown green bowling area ready for you to take the knee to roll a few bowls towards a jack.

Tennis

There are three hard surface tennis courts open from dawn until dusk for the public to use. Just bring a couple of rackets and balls and grab a free court.

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History

Cenotaph

Is a tribute to all the people that lost their lives in World War One and World War Two.

Cricket

The cricket club has historical roots that go back all the way to 1843. Players have walked out onto this impressive ground since.

Calverley Old Hall

Calverley has been a rural village since Calverley Old Hall was built in the 14th century. In 1605 there was a murder at the Hall, perpetuated by Walter Calverley, who went insane and murdered his children. The bricks of many of the sandstone buildings have turned dark over the centuries – the residue of the industrial revolution.

Amenities

The nearest toilet can be found in the Calverley Cricket Clubhouse in the park. Bear in mind the opening times are sporadic when outside of the summer cricket season.

Food and Drink

Picnic

Without doubt the park is not to be missed when it comes to enjoying a good picnic when the suns shining.

Food & Drink

Next door to the park is Calverley Fish Shop. Perfectly placed to nip across to grab a hot chip supper to eat while watching the cricket. For a sit down bit of chow you can head north of the park on Carr Road to the New Inn for some classic pub grub.

Parking

There is on-site parking at Calverley Victoria Park. This can get busy on cricket match days.

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Access

The park has accessible entrances and an accessible path surrounding the park. It’s suitable for wheelchair and buggy users.

How to Get To Calverley Victoria Park

Google Map Directions

Bus

Bus number 60 Aireline goes direct to Calverley Victoria Park from city square in Leeds. The journey will take you 40-minutes if uninterrupted.

Taxi

A taxi journey is at the pricey end with a good 35-minutes minimum expected on the fayre.

Other Locations Near Calverley Victoria Park

Looking for other places near Calverley Victoria Park? Here are three other locations just around the corner.