Grab your binoculars and head along to St Aidan’s Nature Park to spot some beautiful birds in the gorgeous Yorkshire countryside! Just a short journey from the centre of Leeds, St Adain’s is a stunning park with a wide range of habitats such as wetlands, meadows and woodlands. Whether you’re on foot, riding a bike or on horseback, this magnificent part of the world is worth exploring with friends or family. There are also plenty of activities and events held all year round so there is always something new and interesting to get involved in. When you’re in the park you can also see the old coal dragline which is a remnant from the area’s past as mine. It’s shown in the video below and is an exciting and unique sight which is great for all those who love diggers!

Where can I go to see wildlife in Leeds?

Why not pay a visit to St Aidan's Nature Reserve to witness a vast array of incredible birds?

If you are looking for a great outdoor activity with your time off then St Aidan’s is the place to be. Come along and see if you can spot the Bitterns, Skylarks, Marsh-hammers and Short-eared owls! With guided walks and nature trails, you can learn everything there is to know about these amazing creatures and the hard work that RSPB put into preserving them. Admission to the park itself is free but car parking for non-members is £4. There are toilets, picnic areas and refreshments available on-site, making this a perfect location for anyone wanting to take advantage of the radiant scenery and enjoy the fresh country air. Don’t waste your time! Add St Aidan’s Nature Reserve to your Stack today!

  • Admission | Free
  • Car Park for non-members | £4
  • Car Park for members | Free
  • Monday – Sunday | 09:30 – 17:00
  • Cafe
  • Picnic area
  • Guided walks
  • Nature trails
  • Binocular hire

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