The 12 Leeds place names that are mispronounced most by people who are not from here

From Stourton to Wortley, there is no shortage of difficult-to-pronounce place names in Leeds – especially if you’re from out of town.

We asked Yorkshire Evening Post readers for the places that bamboozle newcomers, and they came back with a handful of tongue-twisters.

They include towns on the outskirts of Leeds that look as though they’d be pronounced one way, only for visitors to discover that they sound entirely different.

So, without further ado, here are the top places in the city that are all-too-often pronounced incorrectly –