Top 10 Places to Enjoy Spring Weather in Leeds
Spring is finally here and you need to make up for these months of rain
(ALMOST EVERYDAY, thank you UK) and cold wind.
Here is a list of places to visit to get some vitamin D during spring break:
OTLEY CHEVIN FOREST PARK
Designated Local Nature Reserve in 1989.
Take in the refreshing air of the forest while you follow the paths that
will lead you to cliffs from where you’ll have the best view of the Wharf Valley.
One of the biggest and most popular city parks in Europe.
Lakes, gardens, woodland, cafes, abundant wildlife, everything is perfect for a relaxing day in the sun. .
Mansion Ln, Leeds LS8 2HH
Let’s face it, it is always a good time for ice cream, but the arrival of spring is just the perfect excuse.
Located in Victoria Gate, Amorino is definitely one of the best places for ice cream in Leeds. Chocolate sorbet, blueberry cheesecake, tiramisu … A nice variety of flavours coming in rose-shaped cones.
Amorino, Victoria Gate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7AU.
This place reached our « Top 10 places in Leeds » blog. Visit the abbey founded almost 900 years ago (for free).
You can send the day with friends lying on the grass in the beautiful park that surrounds the abbey,.or join of the numerous events organised there, like “Feast & Fiesta“, on May 11th.Abbey Rd, Leeds LS5 3
GOLDEN ACRE PARK
This large park in North Leeds brings nature to life,
with wonderful gardens, tea rooms and circular lakeside walk.Otley Road Bramhope, Leeds LS16 8BQ
The plan ? A sunny spring day, walking next to the river, stopping on the way
for some shopping or at one of the cafes and restaurants.The docks are accessible by free water taxi.
RODLEY NATURE RESERVE
Perfect for a nice walk to escape the city’s frenzy for a few hours.Moss Bridge Road, Rodley, Leeds LS13 1HP
WEST LEEDS ACTIVITY CENTRE
Discover some of your talents or develop new skills!.
The centre offers many outdoor activities like abseiling, BMXing, climbing.
go-karting, high ropes, leap of faith, etc. Ideal place for a fun day with friends.Lenhurst Ave, Leeds LS12 2RE
MEANWOOD VALLEY TRAIL
Experience rural countryside in the heart of the city. Meanwood Valley Trail runs for 7 miles.
7 miles of way marked path from Woodhouse Moor to the Leeds Country Way, through gorgeous natural sites like Meanwood Park.Starting at the statue of H.R. Marsden, close to the junction of Woodhouse Lane and Raglan Road.
Herd Farm holds an outdoor activities centre with giant swings,
high wire challenges, ziplines, etc. (activities for both children and adults)Eccup Reservoir, Harrogate Rd, Leeds LS17 7RJ
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