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Roundhay Park

Fountains at Roundhay Park

Roundhay Park is one of the most popular parks in Leeds due to its size, grandeur and array of things to see and do. Three miles north of Leeds city centre, Roundhay Park covers over 700 acres of rolling parkland, lakes, woodlands, formal gardens and contains several cafes, two playgrounds, the popular visitor attraction Tropical World and much more.


Mansion Lane, off Princes Avenue, LS8 2HH



Click on the map below to see a full size map of the park.

Attractions and Facilities

  • Tropical World - see Related Pages for more details
  • Explorer's cafe
  • Playgrounds
  • Skate park
  • Toilets
  • Visitor centre
  • Lakes and streams
  • Specialist gardens - see Related pages for more details
  • Shops at Tropical World and The Mansion
  • Education/meeting rooms in The Mansion
  • Sports pitches - football, rugby, cricket, tennis, grass cycling track
  • Canoe club
  • Land train


Roundhay Park hosts numerous events ranging from brass bands to bonfire night with 70,000 attendees.

For more information on events see the Parks and Countryside Events leaflet in the Documents section.

To book Roundhay Park for an event, go to the Booking Parks in the Related Pages section of this page.​


Disabled access

Most of the paths at Roundhay park are accessible for wheelchairs

Mobility scooters are available from Tropical World. To book a scooter, please call 0113 237 0754 or enquire at the shop counter. Please bring along an identification document, such as a blue badge, with you on the day you wish to loan a scooter.​


Buses and parking

​Bus numbers 2 and 12 run from Leeds City Centre to Roundhay Park regularly every day.



​The Friends of Roundhay Park are a large group of supporters of the park who aim to protect the natural beauty and improve the facilities and resources of the park. They do this in various ways including fundraising, campaigning and undertaking practical work on site.

For more information visit their website which you can find in the External Links section of this page.​


Email us using the Contact Us form on this page

Parks and Countryside Head Office – 0113 395 7400 open 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

ParksWatch (24 hour helpline) – 0113 232 9973

Dog Wardens – 0113 222 4407​​​​

Further information

Land train

Roundhay Park’s land train has been reintroduced and is available on Saturdays/Sundays and also during school holidays, weather permitting.

The service starts at approximately 11am, at Lakeside Café and runs up Carriage Drive and along Middle Walk, to the Park gates and then does a return journey. The service runs every 15 minutes and costs £1 for a single or £1.50 for a re​turn ticket and the journey time is eight minutes.

History of the Park

A brief history of Roundhay Park can be found in the Documents section of this page.​​​​​​​​​​

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