Things to do in Leeds

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  • Diggerland Yorkshire

    For the best day out ever ! Diggerland in Castleford, Leeds they offer children's and adult's parties, school and group visits. Diggers, dumpers, bulldozers, plus a swing in a giant JCB scoop and buried treasure dig.

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  • Go Ape at Temple Newsam

    High up in the trees, Park Adventure can be found in the heart of Menagerie Woods at Temple Newsam. Clamber up Miller's stairs for an hour of action-packed fun in the trees and experience a series of high-speed zip wires, guaranteed to make you smile.

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  • Stockeld Park

    Stockeld Park, a world of active adventure and fun for all the family throughout the year from a real ice rink in the winter, summer interactive play to halloween and christmas adventures. Perfectly located on the A661 between Harrogate and Leeds and just off the A1.

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    Agricultural Shows

  • Bingley Show

    Bingley Show offers an incredible range of countryside things to see and do. Taking place at Myrtle Park, Bingley, it is easily reached from Bradford, Leeds, Ilkely and Harrogate. Free parking. Held annually in July.

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  • Mirfield Show

    Mirfield Show is an award winning family day out, within easy reach of Huddersfield and Leeds. Enjoy farm animal classes and fun entertainments such as welly wanging, llama agility, tug of war and marching bands. Held annually in August.

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    Castles, Gardens and Stately Homes

  • Harewood House and Gardens

    Harewood House and gardens are just outside Leeds. The Grade 1 listed house is one of the foremost historic homes in England with large art collection and Nickelin-starred dining. Visit Harewood Bird Garden and more than 100 acres of garden with adventure playground.

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  • Temple Newsam House

    This Tudor Jacobean house has grounds landscaped by Capability Brown, Leeds. It is open Tuesday to Sunday https://bit.ly/2xLkdRZ for full visitor information. Open to the public and group visits. They offer venue hire, park and gardens, the House and a home farm.

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  • York Gate Garden, nr Leeds

    An intimate and charming garden inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement, York Gate is one of the most innovative small gardens of the 20th century. It contains 14 distinct outdoor rooms, each with its own intricate design and character. Open between 1st April - 30th September Sunday - Thursdays 12.30pm -4.30pm (closed Fri and Sat) Their Tea Room provides lunches and afternoon teas and they have a plant nursery.

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    Museums

  • Henry Moore Institute

    Part of the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle, the Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds. Find exhibitions, conferences and lectures, working to expand the understanding and scholarship of historical and contemporary sculpture.

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  • Leeds Art Gallery

    Part of the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle, Leeds Art Gallery was described by The Times as having, ‘probably the best collection of twentieth century British art outside London' and the fine art collection was designated by the Government as being of national importance in 1997.

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  • Royal Armouries Museum

    The Royal Armouries is home to the United Kingdom's national collection of arms and armour, including artillery. As a museum we have a duty of care for these objects, to keep them, study them and increase our knowledge of them, so that this can be passed to future generations along with the objects themselves.

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  • Thackray Medical Museum

    The Thackray Medical Museum is a fascinating museum of the history of medicine, next to St James's Hospital. Discover Life in Victorian Leeds by walking through a reproduction of slum streets. Visit an interactive room on how the body works with your under-fives and discover much more with exhibits and videos.

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    Visitor Farms, Wildlife, Walks and Trails

  • Chevin Forest Park, Otley

    Our aims are to increase your enjoyment of Chevin Forest Park and to help you understand more about the evolution of this landscape that is the result of many thousands of years of interaction between people and nature.

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  • Fewston Reservoir

    Fewston Reservoir was built in 1879 in the Washburn Valley, north of Otley and west of Harrogate. The overflow from the reservoir feeds directly into the adjoining Swinsty Reservoir.

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  • Studfold Adventure Trail

    An intriguing fun filled adventure in stunning countryside for children and their grown ups! Find a great range of events from bushcraft and craft days to den building and interactive sculptures. Close to Pateley Bridge and convenient for York and Leeds.

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  • Tropical World Leeds

    Discover exciting new worlds, alien landscapes and exotic plant life all in Yorkshire. The Roundhay Park attraction is home to the largest collection of tropical plants outside Kew Gardens. Exciting new plans include a new crocodile enclosure, children's education zone and aquarium.

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