Created in partnership with the Environment Agency and Leeds City Council, Bodington Fields demonstrate a variety of the Natural Flood Management (NFM) intervention measures that are being implemented across the Upper Aire Catchment as part of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme.
These interventions are described in more detail on the University’s Sustainability website.
Visit Bodington Fields
The Bodington Fields site is open to engaging with people across the city, linking into research and teaching as well as creating an improved habitat for local wildlife.
Complete the following form to enquire about visiting Bodington Fields. Alternatively, call reception on 0113 343 1222 or 0113 343 0631.
What do I need to know before visiting?
If you’re interested in booking a visit, here are a few things to note before visiting the site.
On the day of your booking please visit the reception in the Brownlee Centre to sign in
This is an environmental site and is therefore exposed please dress appropriately for the on the day conditions. The site is uneven, grassy and rocky; it can be muddy and slippy in wet weather.
Group leaders should inform participants of the nature of the surface and the need to wear sensible footwear, suitable for this environment.
Please ensure a group leader has a charged mobile telephone in case of emergencies
- We advise group leader to be aware of any relevant allergies or health concerns of the group before they arrive.
Under 18s must be supervised
All group members are requested to keep to the footpaths
There is strictly no access to the balancing pond
Toilets and handwashing facilities are available in the Brownlee Centre
- You can reserve space at our onsite café alongside your visit, please contact the team for further information
Please note, we cannot accommodate dogs on site due to health and safety regulations.