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5 of the Best Outdoor Spaces in Leeds

December 22, 2020

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  • Leeds is a booming, bustling city, but it has some beautiful outdoor spaces to enjoy.

  • Being outside has numerous health benefits and easy access to outside space is now one of the top requirements from tenants.

  • Leeds investments will always be near to somewhere people can get close to nature.

Not only is Leeds a booming, bustling city, but it has some beautiful outdoor spaces to enjoy. Being outside has numerous health benefits and easy access to outside space is now one of the top requirements from tenants. With a wealth of parks and outdoor space to choose from in the city, Leeds investments will always be near to somewhere people can get close to nature.

Here is our pick of five of the best outdoor spaces Leeds has to offer:

1. Kirkstall Abbey

Surrounding the one of the best surviving medieval Cistercian abbeys in Britain, Kirkstall Abbey offers 24 hectares of stunning outdoor space to explore and relax.

The park sits on the River Aire and includes the Abbey Mills Wildflower Meadows, which are covered by bluebells in spring. There are also tennis courts and a playground at Kirkstall Abbey, and the Abbey House Museum is nearby too.

Visit Kirkstall Abbey at Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS5 3EH.

2. Roundhay Park

At twice the size of London’s Hyde Park and spanning 700 acres, Roundhay Park in Leeds is one of the biggest urban parks in Europe.

The park itself features landscaped gardens, areas of woodland, rivers, gorges, as well as tennis courts, football pitches and a bowls court.

Perfect for relaxation and exercise alike, Roundhay Park has something for everyone.

Visit Roundhay Park at Roundhay Park, Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 2ER.

3. Beckett Park

Beckett Park forms part of Leeds Beckett University, and though understandably popular with students it is open to everyone.

Like Roundhay Park, Beckett Park includes huge spaces of grassy parkland, a beautiful area of woodland and tennis courts. Inside the woods you can find the historic Queen Victoria Arch, which was built in 250 to commemorate the Queen’s visit to Leeds.

Visit Beckett Park at Beckett Park, Churchwood Avenue, Headingley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 5LF.

4. Woodhouse Moor

Popular with walkers, skaters and runners alike, Woodhouse Moor is the perfect spot for some outdoor relaxation.

Created for the residents of Woodhouse Square in 1840 and becoming public in 1905, this 27-hectare park has seven tree-lined paths that lead visitors into its centre.

There are also tennis and basketball courts here, and it’s the start of the Meanwood Valley Trail.

Visit Woodhouse Moor at Woodhouse Moor, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6.

5. Horsforth Hall Park

Another park with stunning tree-lined walkways is Horsforth Hall Park. As well as its large areas of grassland, it also features a traditional bandstand with live entertainment in the summer and stunning Japanese gardens.

There is also a skate park and a cricket pitch at the park. And this is a popular place for walkers and picnickers alike!

Visit Horsforth Hall Park at Horsforth Hall Park, Hall Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS18 5JE.

Horsforth Hall Park is located near the historic Leeds investments opportunity Horsforth Mill. Units at Horsforth Mill start at £164,950 with rental yields expected to reach 6.38%.

What is property investment?

Put simply, property investment is property purchased with the intention of generating financial returns for its buyer. These returns could be in the form of rental income through buy-to-let properties, house price growth through the future sale of the property or both. Property investments can be owned by individuals or organisations and can be short, long or medium term.

 

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