Meanwood Park

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Meanwood Park is near my house and I love a wander around it in any weather. Recently I have started taking my nephew along to the newly-revamped play area as well.

Credits: kneehigh85

I love wide open spaces and Meanwood Park, which is right by my house is no exception. Popular with joggers/dog walkers/picnic enthusiasts alike, it is a large 29 hectare park which makes up part of the Meanwood Valley Trail. It is mostly grass with a few pathways etc. A lovely river – well, Meanwood Beck runs through it, in the trees, with cute little bridges going across it at various points.

Credits: kneehigh85

Recently built, there is now a children’s play area which has given the park a new lease of life in my opinion and it is now attracting younger people and families from around the area who previously may have found it a bit dull. In addition to the average playground equipment, there is a mini-climbing wall and a full-size basketball court.

Credits: kneehigh85

I would recommend anyone to visit Meanwood Park, especially if you happen to be in the area anyway, and don’t forget to take a picnic!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meanwood#Meanwood_Park

written by kneehigh85 on 2011-05-23 in #world #locations #travel-destination #park-grass-green-spring-fun-leeds-north-meanwood-trees-walk-travel-destination

One Comment

  1. nicolas_noir
    nicolas_noir ·

    My misses grew up in meanwood :-)

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