Go green! Check out these Leeds parks and gardens this summer

Sylvie Nichols at Roundhay Park.

Sylvie Nichols at Roundhay Park.

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Are you stuck for ideas of where to visit to help keep your little ones entertained this summer?

Why not check out some of these gardens and parks in Leeds?

GOLDEN ACRE PARK – 179 acres of mature woodland compromising of gardens, streams and an attractive lake. A great place to walk around, explore or picnic this summer.

HAREWOOD HOUSE – with 100 acres of garden and plants from around the world Harewood House is a haven of arts, culture and heritage.

There’s always lots going on with beekeeping, daily penguin feeds and their renowned bird garden.

STOCKELD PARK – there’s lots to do in summer at Stockeld Park, within the 2,000 acre agricultural estate there are Fairy and Goblin trails, Enchanted Forests and Adventure playgrounds as well as a large yew tree maze.

ROUNDHAY PARK – Covering over 700 acres of parkland, lakes and woodland it is one the largest urban parks in the world.

With a range of speciality gardens, a large lake and children’s play area.

YEADON TARNFIELD PARK – As well as providing great views of the planes taking off and landing at the airport, Yeadon Tarn encompasses a playground, scenic walks and water sports activities.

For more information see www.yorkshire.com

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