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Eccup Reservoir

Eccup Reservoir, Leeds, UK

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Eccup Reservoir

Eccup reservoir is a reservoir in Alwoodley, a suburb of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was first constructed in 1843 and later expanded. The open water area is 91 hectares, making it largest area of water in West Yorkshire. The reservoir and the surrounding woodlands are both Sites of Special Scientific Interest and it attracts a lot of tourists to this area.



Attractions near Eccup Reservoir

Golden Acre Park2.67km from Eccup Reservoir

A popular park, well known for its circular lakeside walk, wonderful gardens, and popular tea rooms. The park contains gardens and plant collections parkland, lake, streams, ponds, and woodland a cafe with outdoor seating facilities, and wheelchair-accessible public toilets.

Harewood House3.19km from Eccup Reservoir

Harewood sits in the heart of Yorkshire and is one of the Treasure Houses of England. The House was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in Britain. The house is a Grade I listed building and a number of features in the grounds and courtyard have been listed as Grade I, II, and II*.

Tropical World4.22km from Eccup Reservoir

Tropical World at Roundhay Park in Leeds is the city’s most popular family attraction. You can meet crocodiles, monkeys, butterflies, bats, snakes and a gorgeous family of meerkats with babies! It is is one of the UK's most popular garden tourist attractions and home to the largest collection of tropical plants outside Kew Gardens.

Roundhay Park5.01km from Eccup Reservoir

Roundhay Park covers over 700 acres of rolling parkland with lakes, woodlands, formal gardens, cafes, playgrounds, and the Tropical World visitor attraction. The park is one of the most popular attractions in Leeds; nearly a million people visit each year. It is situated on the north-east edge of the city, bordered by the suburb of Roundhay to the west, Oakwood to the south and the A6120 outer ring road to the north.

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm5.54km from Eccup Reservoir

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is a working farm in Leeds, open 365 days a year for the public to visit our animals, gardens, and flourishing woodland.  It demonstrates a variety of wildlife habitats, organic farming, and sustainability over 24 acres to members of the public, and introduces schoolchildren to various aspects of farming and the environment.

Woodhouse Moor6.62km from Eccup Reservoir

Woodhouse Moor is predominantly open grassland, with avenues of mature trees, and includes a playground, a skate park, a multi-use games area, and a small car park, by Hyde Park Corner, and a bowling green, tennis courts and allotments along Moorland Road, as well as several imposing statues.  The park has five main paths which meet in the centre, each is tree-lined and they divide the park into different areas of usage.

Where is Eccup Reservoir

Discover more attractions in West Yorkshire, where Eccup Reservoir is located

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West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. Remnants of strong coal, wool and iron ore industries remain in the county, having attracted people over the centuries.