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Adel
A small village located in beautifully green surroundings.
Adel is just five miles from Leeds city centre but it still enjoy's the spacious and beautifully green surroundings the north of Leeds is known for. This greenery is thanks mostly to the rolling woodlands surrounding Golden Acre Park and Adel Crag, as well as the local golf course and the grounds of nearby Harewood House.
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Kings Street, Drighlington, BD11 1AN
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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 Ofsted 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.
Transport
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. The A61 connects north and south Yorkshire, running almost parallel to the M1 from Sheffield through Leeds and up to Harrogate. Headingley has its own train station, just off Kirkstall Lane, which operates regular trains into Leeds, Knaresborough and York.
Outdoors
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.
Food & Drink
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.
With Leeds just down the road and Weetwood and Cookridge on the doorstep, living in Adel means you have everything you need right on the doorstep. Gusto's Italian restaurant is well regarded by locals as one of the best places to eat, and there's also the Holt Park Leisure Centre, sports fields and Starbucks all easily accessible as well.

Like other areas in the north of Leeds, Adel has a good selection of schools, including both primary and secondary schools and there are excellent bus connections and road links into Leeds and the other nearby cities of Harrogate and York.

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