What is Roundhay Park?

Roundhay Park is one of the many Parks in Northern England that Eric Knows makes it easy to find.

Encompassing over 700 acres, this outdoor space contains a variety of landscapes. For instance, the there are lakes, woodlands, gardens and hilly grassland for visitors to enjoy. Furthermore, there is catering in the form of cafes, such as the Lakeside Cafe, and playgrounds. Also, the paths winding their pay around the landscape make it a great location to just have an unplanned walk to take in the view. Moreover, the paths make it easy to bring along a pushchair. These features make Roundhay Park an excellent location for anyone within to spend some time outside, whether they are a dog owner or bringing the entire family.


Additionally, the park can easily be enjoyed by wheelchair users. Firstly, the council has provided 3 disabled parking bays on Mansion Lane, and a large bay outside Tropical World, right outside the park, that holds 5 cars. Secondly, accessible toilets are available in the Lakeside Cafe. While inclines are present, many paths are accessible by wheelchair, particularly the one running around the Waterloo Lake, which is mostly flat.

How to get there

Roundhay Park is able to be reached by almost all means of transport, making it extremely easy to access. For cars, the council has provided free parking at various places around the park. Furthermore, buses can access stops very close to the venue, West Yorkshire Metro’s website hosts information on bus routes. Also, bicycles can easily navigate the grounds, making them suitable for transport to and within the parkland.

Q Are dogs allowed off the lead?


Q Is fishing permitted?

It is in the Waterloo Lake, as long as it is not nearby the boating, dam or bywash areas.
Fishing is not allowed in the top lake, as it is a protected wildlife habitat.

Q Is vegan and vegetarian food served at the lakeside cafe?

Yes, a menu can be found on their website.

Q Are picnics permitted?

Yes, however BBQs are not allowed.

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