A trip to Leeds is incomplete without a visit to the wonderful Tropical World. Leeds’ most visited family attraction; Tropical World is open all year round and is the ideal day out for the entire family. Located inside the award winning Roundhay Park, in a group of glasshouses, Tropical World is home to a variety of fascinating animals and creepy crawlies, including snakes, meerkats, spiders, bats, lemurs and crocodiles. Visitors to the attraction will also come across a number of birds, including rare varieties, as well as a butterfly house and aquariums. The glasshouses at Tropical World represent different climates from around the world and are also known to hold the UK’s largest collection of tropical plants, outside Kew Gardens. Visitors get to therefore explore exotic places and the tropics, including jungles and deserts and night-time zones and mire.
Adults: £5.00 5 to 15 year olds: £2.50 Under 5s: Free
Summer: 10am to 6pm Winter: 10am to 4pm
Around 3 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
All of the glasshouses
While Muslim visitors will not be able to find prayer facilities at Tropical World, they will be able to find plenty of open space in the surrounding Roundhay Park to offer their prayers. Finding a mosque in the city of Leeds will also be quite easy. Grand Mosque, Leeds Makkah Masjid, Leeds Islamic Centre and Al Madina Mosque are a few of the several mosques and Islamic Centers in Leeds.
Explorer’s Café, located at Tropical World offers a fantastic selection of food items for the whole family. While the food served here will not be Halal certified, there is sure to be vegetarian and seafood dishes on the menu that are suitable for Muslims. For those looking specifically for Halal food, Leeds has quite a number of Halal restaurants.