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Kirk Lane Park

Kirk Lane Park

Chill out with a picnic or run around on the multi-use games pitch.

Kirk Lane Park

Kirk Lane Park is the chilled out park option in Yeadon. For those wanting to burn off a little more energy you can enjoy the football pitch and playground.

Location Details

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Things to Note

Kirk Lane Park has the following on-site or nearby:

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

Location

Yeadon is a town within the metropolitan borough 8-miles north-west of the city centre of Leeds. Kirk Lane is closely connected to neighbouring Nunroyd Park. Making up one of the largest public green spaces areas in Leeds.

Things to Do

Here are some of the best things you can do at Kirk Lane Park:

Dog Walking

Kirk Lane Park is popular with local dog walkers. With it being a little less busy than neighbouring Nunroyd it’s your best bet to let the dog off the leash without any worry.

Playground

The playground is a fun option for both the parents and the kids. The little ones will love the swings, slides and see-saws.

Bowling

Yeadon Park bowling club play all their games at Kirk Lane Park. The club is a super friendly and family orientated place which welcomes new players whether you’re competitive or just like a social. For more information checkout their Facebook page.

Multi-Use Games Area

The MUGA or multi-use games area as it is technically known is a versatile surface used for a variety of sports in all types of weather. This enclosed court is ideal for football, basketball or cricket. And lots of other team games!

Football

There are junior and adult sized football pitches at Kirk Lane Park. The amateur football team Yeadon FC play their home matches here.

Trailblazer Fitness

Every Saturday the Trailblazer Fitness team work every part of the body in their weekly boot camp themed fitness sessions. For all the session information head to the Trailblazer website.

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History

On the 13 July 1907 a local philanthropist and mill owner Jonathan Peate gifted Kirk Lane Park to the folk of Yeadon.

A few miles to the east of the park is what we now know as the Leeds-Bradford International airport. Back in the Second World War this is where around 700 Lancaster flying bombers were built of the roughly 7,000 brought into existence. Yeadon has a rich aviation heritage.

Amenities

Dog waste and rubbish bins are available to the park users at Kirk Lane.

Food and Drink

Aside from this park providing a tranquil spot for a picnic. You can grab some takeout from the Somewhere Different sandwich shop on Kirk Lane below the park. This sarnie shop presents itself as a modern slick café that also doubles up with a solid cooked breakfast. A short walk east along Kirk Lane to the high street will bring you to El-Gringos a tex-mex restaurant and bar that is serving up spicy Mexican cuisine.

Parking

Park for free on the residential street of Park Road, postcode: LS19 7EX (Google Map Directions)

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Access

Kirk Lane Park is disability accessible.

How to Get To Kirk Lane Park

Google Map Directions

Taxi

On average it takes you a 30-minute taxi journey to get from Leeds city centre to Kirk Lane Park in Yeadon.

Bus

Bus number 34 from Leeds city square travels all the way up to Walkers Row around the corner from Kirk Lane Park. With a 5-minute walk to finish this journey will take you no more than 40-minutes.

Other Locations Near Kirk Lane Park

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