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St Aidan’s RSPB Nature Reserve / Lemonroyd Marina

RSPB St Aidan's, Allerton Bywater, Leeds, UK

Possibly my favourite places in Leeds. Within walking (or cycling) distance from our home, we like to take our naughty springer spaniel to tire him out when it’s not nesting season, enjoy bike rides and an occasional swim in the lake, as well as meander down the canal to Lemonroyd Marina. There are always so many people enjoying the reserver; families, birdwatchers and runners - and I love people watching at the marina, imaging a life less stationary.

The Brunswick

The Brunswick, North Street, Leeds, UK

I’m not sure I’ve had a better Nut Roast than at The Brunswick on a Sunday. It’s so well-known for delicious Sunday Lunches, thanks to it’s relaxed, friendly atmosphere. There’s heaps of drinks on offer, all the food including the burgers are spot on and there’s often an eclectic roster of events and exhibitions taking place in their top floor event space. The location is great too, sitting alongside fantastic company on North Street and enjoying a little distance from the main city centre, whilst still being a stone's throw away from the likes of Belgrave and New Briggate.

Waterlane Boathouse

Water Lane Boathouse, Canal Wharf, Leeds, UK

I love Waterlane Boathouse. It’s in such a gorgeous location, especially over the summer months when you can sit outside enjoying their food festivals and feasts, feet dangling over the wall by the river. I love that it’s such a relaxed venue, fitting the bill whether you’re having after-work drinks, an easy Saturday afternoon or looking for a peaceful corner to read a book - plus dogs are welcome and in abundance too. I think it’s a great example of what we could do more of on the waterfront, I’m looking forward to the South Bank regeneration and the revival of our neglected waterfront.

Woodhouse Lane

Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, UK

Less of an ‘attraction’ more of an atmosphere. Woodhouse Lane and the Leeds Beckett and University of Leeds campuses. There are so many students in Leeds, and as a Beckett alumni I love wandering past the Rose Bowl and the library, in amongst the students who are just discovering the city or working on exciting projects. There’s such a buzz up that end of town, especially during the summer when people are enjoying a drink outside the Dry Dock. I have to resist the urge to sign up for a Masters degree every time.

Refill and Go, Garforth

Refill and Go Garforth

A great thing about Leeds, is how exciting the suburbs can be. Whilst places such as Chapel Allerton, Horsforth and Meanwood are quite well established, it’s nice to see some of the up and coming places, like Garforth and Crossgates, coming into their own, with independent restaurants and shops quickly opening up. Plastic-free store ‘Refill and Go’ opened recently in Garforth and it’s great to see that conscious consumerism and environmental awareness extends beyond the modern city dwellers.

Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds, UK

Leeds Town Hall is a stunning building. It’s such a versatile space, steeped in history and now hosting everything from award dinners and performances to food festivals and weddings. I have fond memories from sitting on the steps at lunchtime during college and exploring the vaults and former cells during the International Beer Festival. Whatever time of the year, it’s always worth checking out what’s on.

I’ve always lived in Leeds, and I studied here too. I love that everything is changing and growing and yet still feels manageable and connected. I think I get the best of both worlds, I get to work in the city a couple of days a week, but I live out in the suburbs of East Leeds which means I get to enjoy the space and the city remains an exciting place to be.

St Aidan’s RSPB Nature Reserve / Lemonroyd Marina

Possibly my favourite places in Leeds. Within walking (or cycling) distance from our home, we like to take our naughty springer spaniel to tire him out when it’s not nesting season, enjoy bike rides and an occasional swim in the lake, as well as meander down the canal to Lemonroyd Marina. There are always so many people enjoying the reserver; families, birdwatchers and runners - and I love people watching at the marina, imaging a life less stationary.

Address: Allerton Bywater, Leeds LS26 8AL
The Brunswick

I’m not sure I’ve had a better Nut Roast than at The Brunswick on a Sunday. It’s so well-known for delicious Sunday Lunches, thanks to it’s relaxed, friendly atmosphere. There’s heaps of drinks on offer, all the food including the burgers are spot on and there’s often an eclectic roster of events and exhibitions taking place in their top floor event space. The location is great too, sitting alongside fantastic company on North Street and enjoying a little distance from the main city centre, whilst still being a stone's throw away from the likes of Belgrave and New Briggate.

Waterlane Boathouse

I love Waterlane Boathouse. It’s in such a gorgeous location, especially over the summer months when you can sit outside enjoying their food festivals and feasts, feet dangling over the wall by the river. I love that it’s such a relaxed venue, fitting the bill whether you’re having after-work drinks, an easy Saturday afternoon or looking for a peaceful corner to read a book - plus dogs are welcome and in abundance too. I think it’s a great example of what we could do more of on the waterfront, I’m looking forward to the South Bank regeneration and the revival of our neglected waterfront.

Address: Canal Wharf, Leeds LS11 5PS
Woodhouse Lane

Less of an ‘attraction’ more of an atmosphere. Woodhouse Lane and the Leeds Beckett and University of Leeds campuses. There are so many students in Leeds, and as a Beckett alumni I love wandering past the Rose Bowl and the library, in amongst the students who are just discovering the city or working on exciting projects. There’s such a buzz up that end of town, especially during the summer when people are enjoying a drink outside the Dry Dock. I have to resist the urge to sign up for a Masters degree every time.

Refill and Go, Garforth

A great thing about Leeds, is how exciting the suburbs can be. Whilst places such as Chapel Allerton, Horsforth and Meanwood are quite well established, it’s nice to see some of the up and coming places, like Garforth and Crossgates, coming into their own, with independent restaurants and shops quickly opening up. Plastic-free store ‘Refill and Go’ opened recently in Garforth and it’s great to see that conscious consumerism and environmental awareness extends beyond the modern city dwellers.

Address: 26 Main St, Garforth, Leeds LS25 1AA
Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall is a stunning building. It’s such a versatile space, steeped in history and now hosting everything from award dinners and performances to food festivals and weddings. I have fond memories from sitting on the steps at lunchtime during college and exploring the vaults and former cells during the International Beer Festival. Whatever time of the year, it’s always worth checking out what’s on.

Address: The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AD
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