Welcome to Visit Aberford Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Aberford

Visit Aberford PlacesVisit Aberford places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Aberford places to visit. A unique way to experience Aberford’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Aberford as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Aberford is a village and civil parish on the eastern outskirts of the City of Leeds metropolitan borough. It had a population of 1,059 at the 2001 census, increasing to 1,180 at the 2011 Census. It is situated 10 miles (15.5 km) east, north east of Leeds city centre. When you visit Aberford, Walkfo brings Aberford places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Aberford Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Aberford

Visit Aberford – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

Aberford photo With 18 audio plaques & Aberford places for you to explore in the Aberford area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Aberford places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Aberford history

Aberford was the midway point between London and Edinburgh until the construction of the A1(M) motorway bypass starting at Hook Moor. The buried remains of a Roman fort have been found beneath Aberford House. In the 17th century the village was a major place for the manufacture of pins.

Aberford etymology

The name ‘Aberford’ comes from the Old English woman’s name Ēadburg and ford, which, then as now, meant ‘ford’ The name meant ‘Eadburg’s ford’ This suggests the settlement’s once-strategic importance.

Why visit Aberford with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Aberford PlacesYou can visit Aberford places with Walkfo Aberford to hear history at Aberford’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Aberford has 18 places to visit in our interactive Aberford map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Aberford, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Aberford places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Aberford & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 18 audio facts unique to Aberford places in an interactive Aberford map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Aberford Places Map
18 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Aberford historic spots

  Aberford tourist destinations

  Aberford plaques

  Aberford geographic features

Walkfo Aberford tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Aberford


Best Aberford places to visit

Aberford has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Aberford’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Aberford’s information audio spots:

Aberford photo Barwick-in-Elmet
Barwick-in-Elmet is 7 miles (11 km) east of Leeds city centre. It is one of only three places in the area to be explicitly associated with the ancient Romano-British kingdom of Elmet.
Aberford photo Parlington
In 2001 the parish had a population of 87. The parish touches Aberford, Barwick in Elmet and Scholes. There are plans to built a garden village in Parlington.
Aberford photo Parlington Hall
Parlington Hall was the seat of the Gascoigne family, Aberford near Leeds in West Yorkshire, England. The estate contains a number of features, including a grade II* listed Triumphal Arch, designed by Thomas Leverton.
Aberford photo Nellie’s Tree
Nellie’s Tree is a group of three beech trees that have been grafted together in the shape of a letter “N” The arrangement of the trees is a result of a local man trying to impress his girlfriend. It has since become locally famous and is the site of numerous marriage proposals.
Aberford photo Battle of Bramham Moor
The Battle of Bramham Moor was the final battle in the Percy Rebellion of 1402 – 1408. It pitted Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, head of the rich and influential Percy family, against the usurper King of England, Henry IV. The Percys had previously supported Henry in his coup d’etat against his cousin Richard II in 1399.
Aberford photo St Mary’s Chapel, Lead
St Mary’s Church, Lead, is a redundant Anglican chapel standing in fields some 0.75 miles (1.2 km) to the west of the village of Saxton, North Yorkshire. The chapel stands close to the site of the battle of Towton of 1461, which was part of the Wars of the Roses.
Aberford photo Aberford
Aberford is a village and civil parish on the eastern outskirts of the City of Leeds metropolitan borough. It had a population of 1,059 at the 2001 census, increasing to 1,180 at the 2011 Census. It is situated 10 miles (15.5 km) east, north east of Leeds city centre.

Visit Aberford plaques

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Aberford has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Aberford plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Aberford using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Aberford plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.