Churwell Park Leeds

Churwell Park


Churwell Park is a gorgeous green space that comes with lots of recreational opportunities for the whole family.

Churwell Park Leeds

Churwell Park is a friendly green space that’s perfect for a day out play basketball, tennis and football. There’s bags of open grass area to run around and play! Churwell Park is a great place to take a break and enjoy the fresh air.

Location Details

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Things to Note

Churwell Park has the following on-site or nearby:

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


Churwell Park is a southern suburb of Leeds close to Morley. It’s around 3 miles from the centre of Leeds. It is at the edge of Churwell woods, connected to Daffil Wood by a small path. Churwell Woods is made up of a number of other smaller woods, namely Clark Spring Wood, Daffil Wood and Japa Wood.

Things to Do

The best things to do at Churwell Park include:

Dog Walking

Churwell Park is a glorious place to take the dog for the walk. When the sun’s out its even better.


The playground at Churwell Park is a really good space for the children to play in. It comes with plenty of things to do including slides, swings, climbing frames and a seesaw.

Pond Dipping

Churwell Park has a pond in it. An excellent chance for the children and youngsters to go exploring the diverse ecosystem. We recommend that this is always done with an adult. Use a fishing net or a sieve to dip into the water. Remove all you catch onto a tray or into a container. Take note of the species you capture on the day and be mindful of what time of the year it is. With each season comes a difference in the band of wildlife.


The Churwell Bowls club are a longstanding local club located in the park. A small membership play here but their always on the lookout to recruit new people – whether you’re new to it or a veteran! What’s even better is the club love a social and regularly hold get togethers on a Sunday. Find out more over at Churwell Bowls Club.


The park comes with a basketball court that’s open to anyone that brings a ball. The markings make it a decent option for a little one on one or for a small game.


Churwell Park comes with a hard surfaced tennis court that are unlit. Come and use this facility when it’s free between dawn and dusk.


With panoramic views back north over the metropolis of Leeds it’s worth bringing your camera along to take a picture. The lush green backdrop adds another bit of composition to the city skyline.

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Churwell is a Leeds suburbs that’s more out in the sticks than in the city. Influenced by the local trade of rhubarb in the triangle around Wakefield. Churwell was a rural farming area.

The employment of the local population hasn’t always been of a high and consistent level. Back in the 19th century at the height of the industrial revolution Churwell had a poor house. This building has since become a Grade II listed building with a community centre set up as recent as 2011.


Dog waste and rubbish bins available in the park. The nearest toilet to the park is on the main strip of Elland Road – pop into one of the cafés or restaurants!

Food and Drink


Churwell Park is a lovely place to tuck into a picnic. Have some fun in the park and finish with a delicious spread on the grass.

Food & Drink

Just below the park on Elland Road is the Commercial Inn – expect pub grub with a range of drinks to boot; they also show live sport. Or pop into the New Inn Churwell just up the road. The New Inn is your child and dog friendly option. They serve home cooking every day.

Fancy some fish and chips? Check out Nelsons Fisheries.


Park for free on the residential road of Park Street, postcode: LS27 7QX (Google Map Directions)


Much of the park is accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs. Please consider that two of the western entrances are a little narrower than the rest.

How to Get To Churwell Park

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Churwell is a 15-minute walk from Cottingley train station. Trains run hourly into and out of Leeds.


Bus number 51, 52 & 55 go direct to Churwell Park – off Elland Road – from Leeds city. This journey will take around 35-minutes without any interruptions.


Churwell Park is a 20-minute taxi ride from Leeds city centre.

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