SE2641 : Swans on the lake in Golden Acre Park

taken 1 year ago, near to Eccup, Leeds, Great Britain

Swans on the lake in Golden Acre Park
Swans on the lake in Golden Acre Park
Looking out from the "duck house" (an observation platform at the lake edge).
Golden Acre Park, Adel, Leeds
Advertised as covering an area of 137 acres (rather than the one implied by the name), Golden Acre has been a public park owned by Leeds City Council since 1945, prior to which it was an unsuccessful commercial venture in the 1930s. Given how many visitors it now attracts, the Council could probably make a tidy sum charging a modest admission fee (or at least charging for parking, which surprisingly is free).

The attractions in the park include impressive floral displays, themed 'demonstration' gardens, a wildfowl lake with observation hut, cafe, and extensive paths in both wooded and open areas.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 August, 2017   (more nearby)
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Monday, 14 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2698 4158 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:52.1840N 1:35.4707W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2698 4156
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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