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Nunroyd Park Leeds

Nunroyd Park

The largest green space in Yeadon with lots of activities for the family to get involved in.

Nunroyd Park Leeds

Nunroyd Park is the largest public green space in Yeadon. With lots of choices it’s popular with lots of people that enjoy sport and physical activity.

Location Details

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Things to Note

Nunroyd Park has the following on-site or nearby:

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

Location

Nunroyd Park is located 10-miles north west of Leeds city centre. The park is just shy of 6 acres in size with a Beck waterway and a pond included breaking up the greenery. It is moments away from Kirk Lane Park.

Things to Do

Here’s our top things to do at Nunroyd Park:

Friends of Nunroyd Park

The friends of group at Nunroyd Park are a volunteer community group that manage, protect and promote the wildlife in Nunroyd Park. A lot of the group work is self funded via fundraising efforts. You can find out when the group are next meeting on their Facebook page.

The Nunroyd Fairy & Elf Door Trail

A magical trail with lots of  fairies can be found in the park. The trail starts below the rugby pitch, moves on to the pond area, and finishes by the cricket pitch. There’s 40 mystical doors to find.

While you’re down by the pond and the rugby pitch you’ll come across some of the small wooded sections. This mixed woodland area is perfect for a power down walk at the end of the day!

Dog Walking

The park as a whole is practically a dog walking paradise. The wide open spaces and water make it perfect on a hot summers day. Burn some energy and cool the dogs down. For those that like a long walk. It will take you around 50-minutes to walk around the whole of the park.

Rugby

Just beyond the pond is the parks rugby pitch. It is used by the teams of Guiseley Rangers ARLFC. Their a great set of people to play rugby with! For more information including the clubs contact info head over to their website.

Cricket

The majestic cricket ground is used by Green Lane cricket club. Alongside the opportunity to play with their junior and adult teams. You can always swing by to grab a drink from the clubhouse and settle down to watch some village cricket in the summer months. For all the info on Green Lane head to their website.

Skating

Nunroyd Park comes with its own skatepark. The installations are mainly metal and tarmac. You can roll in and ollie over ramps and quarts. Or grind your way down spines and rails. Or trick your way around the fun box. It’s a decent setup at Nunroyd Park.

Fishing

Both the serious and novice fisher will appreciate the fishing pond in Nunroyd Park. It’s a great place to get the children interested too. The pond is stocked with bream, rudd, roach and tench. If your looking for a pass you can get your day or annual fishing passes through the Aireborough and District Angling Association, contact info is online here.

Wildflower Meadow

Walking around the park and you’ll come across a community orchard and several wildflower meadows. Away from the activities these spots are just what you need to unwind.

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History

Like many public green spaces they usually started life under private ownership. Nunroyd Park is no different in it was owned by a capitalist mill owner who turned his profit into philanthropy, giving back to the local community. Alongside the house changing hands so did the land around it. By the 1920s it was gifted to the public with the house changing hands privately. It is currently a nursery.

Amenities

The nearest toilet can be found opposite the park on New Road at the McDonalds Guiseley. Try to keep it strictly a toilet and check out our food and drink recommendations below.

Food and Drink

Picnic

Nunroyd Park is the perfect picnic spot. Particularly when its warm and the ground dries up. If you’re down by the pond or the beck save some of those bread crumbs to feed the ducks.

Food & Drink

The Midway Pub is at the top end of the park. With a renovation completed recently and a new tap and gin room added to the beverage options this pub is well worth a drink after you’ve worked up a thirst in the park. Our pick of the local eateries is Mumbai Village – an Indian restaurant that boasts THE best pickle tray in Leeds, according to multiple punters.

Parking

Nunroyd Park has 10 car parking spaces in the park over by the cricket pavilion. If these spots are full the best place to park nearby is at the Midway.

Park for free at The Midway Pub located at the top end of the park. Maybe pop in for a pint afterwards… Postcode: LS19 7PL (Google Map Directions)

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Access

Nunroyd Park has disability access and is suitable for pushchair users.

How to Get To Nunroyd Park

Google Map Directions

To get to Nunroyd Park it will take you 30-minutes in a taxi or 40 minutes on bus number 33 from the centre of Leeds.

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