Roundhay Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Roundhay Park
Roundhay Park covers over 700 acres of rolling parkland with lakes, woodlands, formal gardens, cafes, playgrounds, and the Tropical World visitor attraction. The park is one of the most popular attractions in Leeds; nearly a million people visit each year. It is situated on the north-east edge of the city, bordered by the suburb of Roundhay to the west, Oakwood to the south and the A6120 outer ring road to the north.
Attractions Near Roundhay Park
0.79km from Roundhay Park
Tropical World at Roundhay Park in Leeds is the city’s most popular family attraction. You can meet crocodiles, monkeys, butterflies, bats, snakes and a gorgeous family of meerkats with babies! It is is one of the UK's most popular garden tourist attractions and home to the largest collection of tropical plants outside Kew Gardens.
Thackray Museum of Medicine
3.31km from Roundhay Park
The Thackray Museum of Medicine in Leeds is a museum of the history of healthcare. The museum was founded by the Thackray Medical Research Trust who had established the original collection of medical artifacts from an extensive family archive. houses a collection of over 50,000 objects from medical history which date from Roman times to the present day. The museum also cares for a collection of historical medical trade literature, which can be accessed by visitors in the museum's Library and R
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm
4km from Roundhay Park
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is a working farm in Leeds, open 365 days a year for the public to visit our animals, gardens, and flourishing woodland. It demonstrates a variety of wildlife habitats, organic farming, and sustainability over 24 acres to members of the public, and introduces schoolchildren to various aspects of farming and the environment.
4.92km from Roundhay Park
The Leeds Kirkgate Market, often known as the Leeds City Market or simply the Kirkgate Markets is a large market hall in Leeds, West Yorkshire. The original markets was the birthplace of Marks & Spencer. The markets opened in 1822 and moved to their current home in 1900. The market hall has been extended several times and also incorporates an outdoor market.
4.94km from Roundhay Park
Woodhouse Moor is predominantly open grassland, with avenues of mature trees, and includes a playground, a skate park, a multi-use games area, and a small car park, by Hyde Park Corner, and a bowling green, tennis courts and allotments along Moorland Road, as well as several imposing statues. The park has five main paths which meet in the centre, each is tree-lined and they divide the park into different areas of usage.
Leeds City Museum
4.97km from Roundhay Park
Leeds City Museum offers an exciting, fun, and interactive day out for all the family. There are six galleries for you to visit. Come and find the Leeds Tiger in the Life on Earth Gallery or get interactive by camouflaging yourself. Discover the mummy of Nesyammun in the Ancient Worlds Gallery or try a game of Greek Gods and Goddesses Top Trumps. The museum is home to over one million objects, collected since 1819, that give insights into the evolving natural world, human history, and culture.
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For more information about Roundhay Park, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roundhay_Park