Just a stone's throw from the centre of Leeds, St Aidan's is a stunning place to explore. Whether you're on foot, on your bike, riding a horse or have your camera at the ready, take advantage of the amazing views and wonderful wildlife including Bitterns, Black-necked Grebes, Little Owls, Kestrels, Black-headed Gulls and Lapwings.

St Aidan's has been transformed from an old, open cast mine to a reserve that's alive with wildlife. Its relatively small size means you can easily explore a rich variety of habitats including reedbeds, wetlands, meadows and woodland.

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