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13 best kept Leeds secrets even some locals won't know about

It’s difficult to walk around Leeds without stumbling upon a hidden gem that you haven’t spied before.

It’s difficult to walk around Leeds without stumbling upon a hidden gem that you haven’t spied before. Here are some of the city’s best kept and beautiful secrets. READ MORE: 10 fascinating and strange secrets hidden underground in Leeds | 12 things you don’t see in Leeds city centre anymore that you could a decade ago | The seven lost wonders of Leeds

Founded in 1768 it is the oldest surviving subscription library in Britain. Have you stumbled across the entrance on Commercial Street?

1. The Leeds Library

Founded in 1768 it is the oldest surviving subscription library in Britain. Have you stumbled across the entrance on Commercial Street?
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Is this the best panoramic view in Yorkshire? This view from Otley Chevin is hard to beat.

2. Surprise View

Is this the best panoramic view in Yorkshire? This view from Otley Chevin is hard to beat.
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This memorial was unveiled in November 1905, and originally stood outside Leeds Town Hall. Moved to Woodhouse Moor in 1937 and was designated as a Grade II* listed building in August 1976.

3. Queen Victoria statue

This memorial was unveiled in November 1905, and originally stood outside Leeds Town Hall. Moved to Woodhouse Moor in 1937 and was designated as a Grade II* listed building in August 1976.
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Adel's York Gate garden packs quite a punch for its one acre proportions. It never fails to intrigue its visitors with its fourteen garden rooms, linked by a series of clever vistas.

4. York Gate

Adel's York Gate garden packs quite a punch for its one acre proportions. It never fails to intrigue its visitors with its fourteen garden rooms, linked by a series of clever vistas.
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