Ideas and tips to help you make the most of glorious Bank Holiday weather in Leeds

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Whether you're looking for a family day out, a romantic hideaway or a chic bar to watch the sun go down, Leeds is the perfect place to make the most of the beautiful Bank Holiday weather.

The weather is set to get warmer as the day goes on, with highs of 26C predicted for early evening in Leeds and we'd hate you to miss out on the action!

How will you make the most of today?

How will you make the most of today?

If you're struggling to think of somewhere that will really maximise the warm weather, then this handy guide could give you the inspiration you need for a fabulous day in the sun.

It doesn't matter if you have a family with young children, a pooch that needs a long walk or a group of friends looking for the perfect picnic spot in Leeds - everything is considered.

CLICK HERE FOR FIVE DAYS OUT AROUND LEEDS THAT MAKE THE MOST OF THE WARM WEATHER

Imagine being able to watch the sun go down tonight, with a refreshing beverage in hand and the ones you love close by. Sounds like it would only be possible on foreign shores, right?

Scarborough beach

Scarborough beach

Wrong.

Leeds has a wide array of chic and glamorous rooftop bars that allow you to enjoy the balmy evening with drink in hand.

CLICK HERE TO REVEAL LEEDS' BEST ROOFTOP BARS

If high-octane thrills are more your cup of tea, then this new attraction in Leeds could be just the place for you to enjoy the Bank Holiday sun.

Harewood House

Harewood House

Go Ape opened its doors in Temple Newsam this weekend and the tree top zip wires, obstacle courses and climbing equipment could offer you an alternative plan for the day.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL INFO ON THE OPENING OF GO APE

Perhaps the hot weather has left you feeling inspired by the Mediterranean?

Get a taste of Spain when tucking into your tea tonight with a visit to one of these top tapas locations.

Go Ape - PIC: Zed Nelson

Go Ape - PIC: Zed Nelson

CLICK HERE FOR YORKSHIRE'S BEST TAPAS RESTAURANTS

Fancy chilling out in the sun with good friends or family?

Luckily Leeds has some of the best beer gardens in Yorkshire, and we've listed the top 10.

CLICK HERE TO REVEAL THE TOP TEN BEER GARDENS IN LEEDS

Maybe you'd like to see what others rate highly for a day out in Leeds?

Well we've compiled a top 10 list according to TripAdvisor, so you can see what people have given the best reviews to.

Everything from museums to canal walks feature on the list, so there's sure to be somehting that whets your appetite.

CLICK HERE FOR THE 10 BEST THINGS TO DO OVER THE BANK HOLIDAY ACCORDING TO TRIPADVISOR

And if you're feeling really adventurous - there's still time to pack up a picnic and head to one of Yorkshire's finest beaches.

Pack the car, get your things together and head for the seaside, you won't regret it, we're sure.

But if you can't make your mind up about which one to visit, let us help.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE TOP TEN BEACHES IN YORKSHIRE ACCORDING TO TRIPADVISOR

Leeds Industrial Museum in Armley will be brimming with excitement on August 1 when, for the first time ever, the historic site plays host to none other than the Yorkshire Open Hat Throwing Championships, the brainchild of Yorkshire-based poet Glyn Watkins. picture Tony Johnson.

Hold on to your hats - hat throwing champs comes to Leeds