Hainsworth Park

Popular for dog walking and children playing in the nature playground.


Hainsworth Park is a green space that is suited for a play and a walk with the dog.

A willingness of the local community to do more has brought events like Farsley Festival and a playground regeneration to the park.

Location Details

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Things to Note

Hainsworth Park has the following on-site or nearby:

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


Farsley is located 6-miles to the west of Leeds city centre. It is one of Leeds most up and coming creative suburbs. Over the last decade it has boomed into life with a wave of local businesses opening.

Things to Do


Local residents are fundraising to renovate the playground. New equipment will be installed in the playground – some of which will be accessible – this includes: a roundabout, swings, seesaw, rockers, wobble board and trim trail. The aim is to make play more accessible and inclusive to all children, including those with additional needs.

Another part of the regeneration will include the planting of new trees to create a natural landscape that enables physically adventurous play in nature. This will be located next to the traditional playground – blending the old with the new, the manmade with nature.

Volunteer with Friends of Hainsworth Park

The Friends of Hainsworth Park are a community group that work to improve the park for the benefit of residents using it. The friends of group are behind the community push to regenerate the play space in Hainsworth Park. They have helped collectively raise £30,000 for this. When not making play better in the park the group regularly litter pick, plant and generally maintain the park. For all the latest on the group head to the Friends of Hainsworth Park Facebook.


The site has junior grass football pitches suitable for small sided games. Girls and boys football matches are regularly watched on a Sunday.

Dog Walking

Hainsworth Park is popular with friendly dog walkers. There are plenty of dog waste bins around the park too.


The picnic benches between the grass field and playground area; ideal for any parents that want park up for lunch with full view of the little ones.

There are organised picnics in Hainsworth Park via projects like the Oak Church.

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Farsley Festival

Since 2013 Hainsworth Park has hosted the Farsley Festival. A yearly community event organised by a group of dedicated local volunteers. Every year in the summer families come together to dance, sing, play instruments, tell stories, get their faces painted and to eat delicious food. Keep up to date with they yearly Farsley Festival Facebook page.

Listen to a Brass Band

Hainsworth Park is part of the Summer Bands in Leeds Parks series. Different brass bands sporadically perform on a weekend afternoon to locals in the park.


Hainsworth Park celebrated its 100-year birthday in 2021. For over 100-years the park has been serving the community of Farsley, providing lots of recreational opportunities for young and old.


The nearest public toilet is a 5-minute walk away at the Old Hall pub.

There are dog and rubbish waste bins in Hainsworth Park.

Food and Drink

The award winning Croft Street Fisheries is a 5-minute walk away. The chippy tea is ranked as one of the best in Leeds; and the customer service is great!


Park for free on the residential street of the Blvd, LS28 5BQ (Google Map Directions)


Hainsworth Park is suitable for both wheelchair and pushchair users. The playground has been transformed to make it more accessible for children with additional needs.

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