Local Area

We are situated in the north of Leeds, close to Roundhay Park and within 10 minutes of a large cosmopolitan city centre. Leeds is well connected to the rest of the country, with rail services from the main train station taking you to London in around 2 hours and 15 minutes, Edinburgh in around 3 hours and Manchester in just under an hour.

The city is also home to Leeds Bradford International Airport, which offers flights to destinations across Europe. And if you can’t find a suitable flight from Leeds, Manchester Airport is about an hour’s drive away.

Culture and entertainment

From the city’s Grand Theatre and Opera House to its numerous art galleries and museums, Leeds really does offer a thriving cultural scene to suit almost any taste.

The Royal Armouries is Britain’s national museum of arms and armour, and one of the most important museums of its type in the world. The Henry Moore Institute is great for those looking for sculpture and culture, the Leeds City Museum can provide you with a wealth of information about the city you are about to call home and the Leeds Art Gallery holds a vast collection of twentieth century British art to peruse.

The Tetley, a new contemporary art gallery, was opened in the city by University of Leeds alumnae Pippa Hale and Kerry Harker. It houses numerous exhibitions and hosts events and activities for the public throughout the year.

Head out of the city centre and you will find an abundance of picturesque places to visit, from the beauty of Roundhay Park in the north of the city to the gardens of Temple Newsam and Harewood House; there are plenty of beauty spots to visit.

For more information about living in Leeds visit: http://www.visitleeds.co.uk/