The beloved Leeds park has ranked 9 in new research showing the most complimented parks in Britain.
A study by Flowercard scanned Tripadvisor reviews which included the words ‘beautiful’, ‘pretty’ and ‘picturesque’, revealing our very own Roundhay Park as one of the most admired across England and Wales.
With 596 ‘beautiful’ reviews, 71 ‘pretty’ reviews, and 18 ‘picturesque’ reviews the Leeds park finds itself listed amongst famous London parks such as St. James’ Park and Kensington Gardens.
-> Woman kicked in the face and ribs trying to prevent dognapping incidentThe park has over 2500 Tripadvisor reviews, with almost 70% labelling it as ‘excellent’, almost 30% labelling it as ‘very good’ and less than one percent leaving negative comments.
‘Beauty’ Trip advisor reviews of Roundhay Park include:
5 stars - “Always Beautiful”
“Can’t praise this beautiful park enough. Whatever the season, the views are lovely. Staff keep it extremely tidy and aided very much I think by Roundhay volunteers.”
5 stars - “Great time”
“Great for lockdown and great after lockdown. Beautiful, magnificent scenery. Vast spacious walks and the home of the second motion picture of Louis Le Prince!”
5 stars - “What a great afternoon out”
“Just happened to spend a sunny afternoon in Roundhay Park on a recent trip to Leeds. Enjoyed every minute of our visit, a beautiful & well kept green space in a major city. A real peaceful haven.”
5 stars - “Beautiful”
“I love coming here for a walk around the lake as do so many. Beautiful scenery, great place if you have kids and or dogs.”
5 stars - “A good walk”
“Beautiful landscapes and excellent for family outings. Always busy which is a good thing but plenty of space to get away from the crowds.”
-> Every child in this Leeds estate will get a free Easter egg this SundayHere are the top 10 most beautiful parks in the UK as found by Flowercard:
St. James’s Park - London - 1,564 ‘beauty’ reviews
Hyde Park - London - 1,387 ‘beauty’ reviews
Princes Street Gardens - Edinburgh - 1,318 ‘beauty’ reviews
Cockington Country Park - Torquay - 1,243 ‘beauty’ reviews
Kensington Gardens - London - 1,140 ‘beauty’ reviews
Regent’s Park - London - 1,139 ‘beauty’ reviews
The Quarry - Shrewsbury - 767 ‘beauty’ reviews
Richmond Park - London - 700 ‘beauty’ reviews
Roundhay Park - Leeds - 685 ‘beauty’ reviews.
Lower Gardens - Bournemouth - 685 ‘beauty’ reviews