Micklefield Park

Recreational green space with a playground, skatepark and tennis courts.


Micklefield Park is a green space with extensive facilities including a playground, skatepark, and tennis courts.

Location Details

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Things to Note

Micklefield Park has the following on-site or nearby:

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


Micklefield Park is in Rawdon, a village in on the River Aire in north-west Leeds.

Things to Do


In the middle of the park there is a circular trail of agility, balance and coordination equipment.

Next to the library and parking spots there is a small child’s playground that contains a mini-climbing frame and slide, swings and rockers. This playground is fun enough to burn 30-minutes with the toddlers.


Two tennis courts on hard court surfaces in Micklefield Park. Anyone can use the court and there is no requirement to book in advance. It’s a walk on and play setup. Simply wait your turn if it’s already in use.


Micklefield skatepark is a small all concrete skatepark built in 2009. It is mainly a transitions based park with some street elements chucked in for good measure. Come and skate stair sets, ledges, hubbas and manny pads.

For the more adventurous you can skate feature including bowls, hips, quarter pipes, spines, volcanoes, bump and a taco. Giving you plenty of motion to keep moving.


There is an open basketball court on the concrete multi-use-games-area. Bear in mind that with no fencing around the court, the balls likely to roll off the playing area.


Micklefield Park has a small futsal style court on the concrete multi-use-games-area. This is suitable for small sided games. There is also one full sized grass adult football pitch with fixed goals.


Micklefield Crown Green Bowls club play on the bowling green in Micklefield Park. The club are actively encouraging local people to take up the sport of crown green bowling as a way to socialise and get fitter. You can turn up and play.


The park is a great place to have a picnic with plenty of open greenery away from the activity areas. If you need any food and drink provisions the closest shop is on the Green Lane roundabout, a 10-minute walk north on New Side Road.

Dog Walking

The big open green spaces at the bottom end of the park next to Micklefield Lane are perfect to let the dog off the leash for a run around.

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Micklefield House

Micklefield House, a Gothic-style Grade II Listed Victorian mansion in Micklefield Park. Until the 1930s it was a family home, that belonged to the Bradford Mayor John Godwin.


The nearest public toilet is a 5-minute walk away at the Princess Rawdon pub.

Spread over the park are plenty of benches to take a break and sit.

There are dog and rubbish waste bins in the park.

Food and Drink

Just around the bend from the park on Harrogate Road is Croissant d’Or – a French patisserie café that bakes fresh pastries and bread, and serves excellent coffee.


For a park There are up to 20-free spaces. Parking is limited to the spaces around Rawdon Library, LS19 6DD (Google Map Directions) and Micklefield House next door.


Micklefield Park is fully accessible to a wheelchair and pushchair.

There is no night lighting in the park.

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