GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Parlington Woods

4 miles (6.7 km)

This walk takes you through Parlington Woods near Aberford and Garforth in Yorkshire.
The historic woods are part of the old Parlington Estate, seat of theGascoigne family. There's an interesting grade II* listed Triumphal Arch and some picturesque old cottages here.
You can pick up a tarmac path just south of Aberford. Follow the lane west and it will take you through Parlington Park and woods.


LS25 3EH - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Parlington Woods OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Parlington Woods Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Near Aberford you can pick up the Hazlewood Castle Walk where you can visit the nearby country estate. Here you'll find expansive bluebell woods and a mountain bike trail located to the west of the 18th century mansion which is now run as a hotel.
Just to the north you can explore the villages of Barwick-in-Elmet and Thorner. Here you could visit Bramham Park where there are hundreds of acres of parkland, gardens, woodland and countryside to explore. The landscaped park surrounds the historic 18th century Bramham House which is a Grade I listed building.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Parlington Lane - - 2582657

Parlington Lane

Parlington Lane Cottage - - 2583006

Parlington Lane Cottage

Light Arch - - 2582860

Light Arch

Dark Arch - - 748767

Inside Dark Arch on the Parlington Estate.

Woodland Cottages - - 292401

Woodland Cottages. Parlington Lane runs West to East and bisects the Parlington Hall woodlands, North of the M1, which itself passes North of Garforth. The Estate was originally owned by the Gascoigne family and built from the profits of coal mining.

End of the Line - - 748847

End of the Line. What remains of the coal staithes at the Aberford end of the Fly Line from Garforth.

GPS Files

GPX File

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