West Park Field

West Park Field

West Park Field is a wild park in Headingley, Leeds. There’s lots of nature to get close to appreciate at West Park.

West Park Field

West Field Park is a wild park that’s distinctly divided up by waterways and unruly hedges and trees. It’s a green space that’s all for letting go!

Location Details

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Things to Note

West Park Field has the following on-site or nearby:

  • Nearby Food & Drink
  • Nearby Parking
  • Nearby Toilets
  • Rubbish Bins


West Field Park is located between Far Headingley and West Park around 4-miles north west of Leeds city centre.

Things to Do

The best things to do at West Park Fields are:

Friends of West Park Fields

The friends of group help manage the park space alongside Leeds City Council. Doing things like organising an annual litter pick in the early spring, particularly to clear plastic rubbish blown or thrown into the hedgerows. To join the group signup online.

Dog Walking

West Park Field is a great place for dog walking. It practically feels like being out and about in nature with the meadow-esq grass land a haven to let the dog run wild off the leash


There are two full sized grass football pitches. Old Centralians train and play their home games on these pitches. Checkout all the clubs info on their website.

Community Orchard

The community orchard contains some 28 fruit and nut trees including apples, pears, plums and hazels.

Wildflower Meadow

There is a wildflower meadow over the Spen Lane entrance. This was one of the successful projects completed by the friends of group.

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Peco XC Running

West Park Field is the site of one of the Peco races in the XC running series. These official club affiliated runs are around 4-5 miles cross country terrain. For all the information head to the PECO XC website.


West Park Fields used to be a farm land area that was owned by the monks of Kirkstall Abbey. After the abolition of the monasteries, the land was acquired by private individuals, and the house was renamed Kirkstall Grange. In 1910 the land was transferred over to Leeds City Council (previously Leeds Corporation).


The nearest toilet is at the Supporting the Elderly People Café on the western edge of the park.

Food and Drink

Supporting the Elderly People  has a café that’s right on the western edge of the park perfect for a drink and sandwich. A little further away is Zayka Food Bar a BYOB (bring your own booze) establishment serving authentic curries.


Park for free on the residential road of Northholme Crescent, postcode: LS16 5HU (Google Map Directions)


Due to their being little paved pathway the access to this park is limited for wheelchair and pushchair users.

How to Get To West Park Field

Google Map Directions


A 15-minute uninterrupted taxi journey.


Number 1, 6, 8 & 27 all pass within a 10-minute walk of West Park Fields.

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