GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Leeds Country Way

62 miles (99 km)

A super circular walk through the countryside surrounding this major Yorkshire city. The walk has been split into 4 manageable sections:
Golden Acre Park to Barwick-in-Elmet
Barwick-in-Elmet to Carlton
Carlton to Cockersdale
Cockersdale to Golden Acre Park.
Highlights on the route include

  • 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 Garden and over 100 acres of beautiful gardens to enjoy. See the video below for more details
See the link below for excellent pdf guides to the route.

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Leeds Country Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Leeds Country Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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Golden Acre Park The Waterfall

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River Aire from Leeds Country Way

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Country Lane near Oulton

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River Aire, looking towards Leeds

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River Aire at Woodlesford

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Leeds Country Way by Saw Wood

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Harewood House

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GPS Files

GPX File

Leeds Country Way.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Leeds Country Way.mmo (right click - 'Save As')