Popping the question to the one you love is one of the most significant moments in life - so it’s important to get it right.
When it comes to setting the mood, location is key - and luckily Leeds isn’t short of picturesque and romantic spots to help ensure a proposal is as memorable and magical as possible. If you have marriage in mind, here are 10 locations around that city that could be the perfect spot to surprise your other half.
1. Kirkstall Abbey
Few locations can top the spectacular backdrop offered by the ruins of Kirkstall Abbey, and with 24 hectares of parkland surrounding it, you can enjoy a romantic stroll before asking that all important question. Photo: Shutterstock
2. Hyde Park Picture House
This characterful cinema is almost 106 years old, and is one of the citys most unique and most loved buildings. A popular spot for dates, it could be the perfect cosy spot you are looking for. Photo: Google
3. Kendells Bistro
Considered the most romantic restaurant in the city, based on TripAdvisor reviews, you can dine out in style at this snug French bistro, where the candlelit setting and exquisite food really help to set the mood. Photo: Shutterstock
4. Sky Lounge
Located on the 13th floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, this swanky rooftop bar provides a hard-to-forget setting for a proposal against the backdrop of the city skyline - and offers some tasty cocktails to celebrate after. Photo: Shutterstock
5. Temple Newsam Park
If you really want to push the boat out, why not take your loved one on a romantic hot air balloon ride from Temple Newsam Park? Away from on-looking eyes, it ensures both privacy and the most amazing views. Photo: Shutterstock
6. Leeds Cathedral
Few buildings in the city are as grand and beautiful as Leeds Cathedral, and with origins dating back to the 18th century, it is sure to impress as a spot for a proposal. Photo: Shutterstock