Leeds - Attractions & Places To Visit
Gardens & Parks
Roundhay Park is one of themost poular parks in Leeds. It is over 700 acresin size and has lakes, rolling parklands and woods as well as all the usual park facilities. There are tree trails, geology trails as well lakeside and longer walks.
Historic Buildings & Stately Homes
Kirkstall Abbey is one of the most complete examples of a Cistercian Abbey in the United Kingdom. The Abbey is free to enter and is within 24 acres of riverside parkland. The area offers a great day out for enjoying history, wildlife and outdoor family fun.
Harewood House is over 250 years old, and is still a home as well as one of Yorkshire's premier attractions. The extensive gardens including a bird garden, adventure playground and events programme make Harewood a great family day out in Yorkshire.
Lotherton Hall is an Edwardian Hall with period furniture situated on the putskirts of Leeds. The Estate has a variety of gardens including a walk though bird aren with vultures, owls, parrots and macaws. In the wider grounds is a deer park, a woodland ans boundary walk.
Temple Newsam House, Gardens and Home Farm offer a day out in Leeds to keep everyone entertained, with indoor and outdoor spaces, farm animals, sports facilties not to mention the historic house.
Art & Sculpture Galleries
Leeds Art Gallery is a lively gallery in the heart of Leeds on The Headrow in Leeds' Cultural Quarter. Offering displays of Leeds' stunning collections as well as a dynamic programme of changing exhibitions, the Gallery is an innovative and exciting place to visit for people of all ages and tastes.
A free National Museum in Leeds, the Royal Armouries houses the National collection of arms and arnouries. Hands-on and interactve displays and regular demonstrations add to your visit.
Theatre - Music - Dance - Comedy
The First Direct Arena is one of Leeds newest live music and enterainment venue. Opened in July 2013 it has provided the city with a stadium size venue. The Arena hosts a packed and varied catalogue of live music, comedy, entertainment shows and family fun.