The Leeds Country Way is a circular long distance footpath of 62 miles which encircles the city of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England. It is never more than 7 miles from Leeds City Square. Despite being do close to the city the walk is mainly rural with much to enjoy including extensive views to the West and North Yorkshire countryside in the outlying areas of the Leeds metropolitan district. It follows public rights of way including footpaths, bridleways and minor lanes, with just a few short sections along roads. Some significant places visited en route and clockwise from Golden Acre Park include the grounds of Harewood House, Bardsey, Thorner, Barwick-in-Elmet, Garforth, Swillington Park, River Calder, north Wakefield, West Ardsley, Gildersome, Cockers Dale, Pudsey, Airedale, Greengates and Horsforth.