The Lighthouse School in Adel was Yorkshire’s first Special Free School. It is dedicated to helping young people aged from 11 to 19 with an autistic spectrum condition or related communication disorder. It has consistently been rated as “good” by Ofted in recent years and it’s a school that pupils, staff and parents are all exceptionally proud of.
For primary education in the local area, Adel Primary School is a popular choice having also been consistently rated as “good” by Ofsted.Other choices for primary education include Ireland Wood Primary School and Iveson Primary School to name just a few. For secondary education there is a choice of; Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School, Allerton High School and slightly further afield, the Leeds City Academy.
Leeds Outer Ring Road, also known as the A6120, is a main strategic route for the city of Leeds. At approximately 25 miles long, it runs from Beeston to Bramley, almost circling the entire city. It also connects with the M1 motorway.
Otley Road takes you straight through Headingley and into Leeds city centre
The Italian restaurant chain Gustos has an establishment close to Adel, in the neighbouring suburb of Cookridge. Ideal for family dining, it offers discounts for children as well as more grown up dishes and signature cocktails.
The gold course at Headingley Golf Club was created in the early 20th century by several notable architects. Being in Adel it enjoys a completely rural setting with beautiful views and varied terrain.The clubhouse itself offers a TV lounge, dining room and The 19th Hole, a separate bar housing the club’s major honours boards.
Adel Crags, arguably also called Alwoodley Crags, is a local beauty spot that is a popular destination for walking, mountain bike riding and climbing.