When in the city of Leeds, a visit to Roundhay Park; one of the largest urban parks in the world is an absolute must. Roundhay Park offers so much to see and do and is therefore popular amongst locals and tourists. Spread across 700 acres, this park is...more
When in the city of Leeds, a visit to Roundhay Park; one of the largest urban parks in the world is an absolute must. Roundhay Park offers so much to see and do and is therefore popular amongst locals and tourists. Spread across 700 acres, this park is home to parkland, lakes and woodland, formal gardens, playgrounds, walking paths, the popular Tropical World, other recreational areas and more. The Alhambra, Monet and Old Rose gardens found here are simply stunning. Also found at the park is Tropical World, which attracts visitors all year round and is one of Leeds’s most popular tourist attractions. This tropical island adventure allows visitors the chance to see a variety of animals and plants from around the world. While Roundhay Park offers so many activities, it is also quite a popular spot for those looking to unwind and relax.
Operating hours tend to vary
Around 3 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The formal gardens, Tropical World, the lake
While finding prayer facilities at Roundhay Park will not be possible, Muslim visitors will be able to find plenty of open space to offer their prayers. They can also visit one of the many mosques or Islamic Centers in the city, like Leeds Grand Mosque, Leeds Makkah Masjid, Leeds Islamic Centre, Masjid Ibraheem or Al Madina Mosque.
There are quite a number of cafés located throughout Roundhay Park. Visitors will be able to find a variety of delicious snacks and drinks at each of the outlets. While the establishments will not be Halal certified, Muslim visitors will definitely be able to find suitable seafood and vegetarian options on the menu. Also, locating Halal restaurants in the city of Leeds will not prove to be much of a problem.