The North of England is known for its hilly landscape, which makes it the perfect place if you’re a keen walker. Leeds is jam-packed with tracks and trails, some of the key places to explore are:
Meanwood Valley Trail – The route is a 7 mile track that leads you all the way along the Meanwood Valley Nature Reserve.
Golden Acre Park – This 179 acre park is an idyllic location to spend an afternoon. The park has tonnes of paths to follow with a café and lake at its center if you fancy a pit stop!
Leeds Waterfront – The Leeds waterfront walk takes you along the canal and past some of the area's hotspots.
Ilkley Moor Circular – Venture out to Ilkley to take part in some of the area's heritage walks. The area is acknowledged as a archaeological and geological interest location. Walks here range from being easy to more difficult, so pre-planning is essential.
Apperley Bridge loop from Rawdon - Not far from campus, this easily accessible route takes you through some of the most scenic parts of the area.
Chevin Forrest loop from Horsforth - Taking you out towards Otley, this trail will take you to a surprise view point!