A super circular walk through the countryside surrounding this major Yorkshire city. The walk has been split into 4 manageable sections:. Golden Acre Park - the start point for the route includes a lake and the Breary Marsh nature reserve. Riverside sections along the River Aire and the River Calder near Wakefield; Harewood House - 18th century house with wonderful art collections, a Bird.
A virtual circular walk from Calne to Lacock. I would like you to join me again for a walk which today will take us to the extraordinary village of Lacock with its wonderful Abbey. Much of this part of Wiltshire was parcelled up into huge estates, sold off or gifted by kings and queens to families or monasteries. Over the centuries the lands were redistributed as individuals and the church.
Sitting on the route of both the Leeds Country Way and the Meanwood Valley Trail, Golden Acre Park attracts plenty of walkers, and is known for its picturesque gardens and circular lakeside walk.
Golden Acre Park Spread over 55 hectares, Golden Acre Park is home to beautiful gardens, woodland and a circular lakeside walk - perfect for running, jogging or a bracing stroll.
Golden Acre Park is a136 acres of parkland. Circular lakeside walk, beautiful gardens and popular tea rooms. Free car parks and Cafe with outdoor seating facilities and wheelchair accessible. Shop, selling gifts available. Motorised scooters are available to hire for free from the bakery coffee house cafe. Mature woodland with gardens surrounding an attractive lake.
As the route is circular it can be started at any point, but the description in the official leaflets starts and finishes at Golden Acre Park, going clockwise. These divide it into four parts each split into three sections, but walkers can choose to divide it in various ways as there are many bus routes and several railway stations ( Woodlesford, Garforth, New Pudsey and Horsforth ) on or.
It was much needed and after the drinks we moved on to our final stage of the walk by walking through the main entrance to Harewood House and then turning left to follow the lovely woodland path through Wall Side Plantation back to our starting point. (note: in springtime this stretch of the walk is wonderful as the woodland floor is beautifully covered inn Bluebells). To conclude: Lil and I.
Setting out around the lake in Golden Acre Park. Track between Golden Acre Park and Adel Dam nature reserve. In the 1930's Golden Acre Park was a theme park with fairground rides, boats on the lake, miniature railway, cafes etc. We followed the gravel path through the park around the southern side of the lake, past the duck feeding area, to join a public bridleway at map ref. SE270414.