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Cookridge
A cosy, leafy little suburb.
Cookridge is approximately six miles north of Leeds city centre and just a short drive from Bramhope, with the popular suburbs of Horsforth to the west and Adel to the east.
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Kings Street, Drighlington, BD11 1AN
Radius: 5 Miles
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Cookridge Holy Trinity CE Primary School is an award winning school in Cookridge that also achieved an Ofsted rating of “good” in their most recent report. It is a key part of the local community and it strives to maintain a christian ethos by valuing each individual child and fostering mutual respect among pupils. If a religious primary school isn’t right for you then Cookridge Primary School is the perfect alternative. Also rated “good” by Ofsted, this primary school welcomes children from a diverse range of faiths and cultures and works to deliver learning that is fun, active and personalised for each child. Horsforth School is the nearest choice for secondary education for children living in Cookridge. This school has been rated “good” by Ofsted but with features that are described as “outstanding”, “excellent” or “exemplary” so it’s not surprise this high school is a popular choice among parents.
Transport
Horsforth Train Station provides regular train services to Leeds, Harrogate and York Leeds Bradford airport is just 10 minutes away from Cookridge by car Several bus routes also connect Cookridge with Leeds City Centre
Outdoors
Golden Acre Park sits in 179 acres of mature woodlands and gardens, all focused around an attractive lake that;’s home to a number of native animals. At the heart of the park is the demonstration garden which follows the latests trends and fashions in horticulture to give nearby gardners plenty of inspiration for their out patch of land. Ideal if you’ve just moved into a new build home! There is also rock gardens, a bog and courtyard to explore as well.
Food & Drink
The Granary Café was opened in 2008 after the Charity Caring For Life needed to find a different approach to fundraising. The cafe itself is set in a beautiful 17th century barn amd offers breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea throughout monday to saturday. It also offers a popular farm shop complete with deli counter and a garden nursery.
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At Firefly Pottery families can relax, have fun and get creative with pottery painting and making. They also offer popular pot making classes including everything from pottery wheel throwing and handbuilding. They’re also a popular choice for children’s birthday parties too, offering private hire of their woodland themed room. It’s a must visit for anyone living in Cookridge.

The crowning jewel in Cookridge is arguably the esteemed Cookridge Hall which provides an 18 hole golf course and a state of the art health and fitness centre complete with a gym, spa, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and pool. 

Nearby places include Adel, Holt Park, Tinshill, HorsforthBramhope, Moor Grange and Ireland Wood too, so Cookridge is within easy reach of boutique shopping, beautiful Yorkshire market towns and rolling countryside. It’s the perfect place to live for busy professionals looking for easy access into Leeds City Centre without the hustle and bustle of city centre living or young families looking to put down roots near good schools and fantastic local amenities.

Nearest Chartford Developments

Wharfe Green
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Meadowgate
Discover our superb executive collection of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes in the sought after village of Burton Leonard, North Yorkshire.
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Aspect at The Park
A popular development offering a range of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom family homes in Cookridge. New show home now open.