SE2641 : Corner of a field, Golden Acre Park

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

Corner of a field, Golden Acre Park
Corner of a field, Golden Acre Park
The demonstration area of the park is like a miniature version of the Chelsea flower show, with several small themed gardens. This one represents a corner of an overgrown Dales field, complete with wooden gate and derelict stone wall.
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 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2683 4182 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:52.3139N 1:35.6063W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2683 4182
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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