Everything you could ever want is on York Road. There are supermarkets such as Asda and Aldi. Plus, a large Tesco Extra is just a few minutes’ drive away. If shopping is your thing, you’ll love this development. Seacroft Green Shopping Centre and Crossgates Shopping Centre are both only a few minutes away by car, bus or foot. There’s a great choice of shops and restaurants at Crossgates, plus there’s also a selection of independent stores here too. And you’ll never go hungry here. There are lots of places to pick up a bite to eat.
But there’s so much to this location that modern convenience. With so many parks, cycle lanes and leisure facilities in the area, if you enjoy an active lifestyle, you’re in luck. Primrose Valley Park, a popular green oasis in the suburbs is nearby, as is Templenewsam Park, which has a great children’s play area and lots of space for walkers and runners. Fearnville Fields is another green open area close to home and the Fearnville Leisure Centre is also here. There’s a pool, well-equipped gym, astroturf pitch, tennis courts, sports hall and more.
The Wyke Beck Way is one of the major walking and cycling network in Yorkshire. You can pick it up just down the road. The section near the development winds its way along the scenic Wyke Beck Valley and it’s a great way to get around the area.
And when we’re talking about the spending time in the great outdoors in the area, we’ve got to mention Roundhay Park. Just 2.5 miles away, it’s one of the biggest city parks in Europe, with more than 700 acres of parkland, woodland and gardens to explore. If you’re feeling energetic you can walk around one of the lakes – or both! There are many other walking trails, from toddler-friendly paths to something for the serious walker. If you just want to relax, you can do that too. Take a gentle stroll in the many beautiful gardens or chill out with a coffee in the lakeside Café. Plus Tropical World is also part of Roundhay Park. Home to the largest collection of tropical plants outside Kew Gardens, the famous Butterfly House is must.
A fantastic location for families, there’s a good choice of schools nearby. Beechwood Primary is less than a ten minute walk away. For older children, Bishop Young C of E Academy and Leeds East Academy are also close to home.
Whether you want the bright lights of the city, a little sea air or a day out with the family, York Road provides the ideal base from which to explore.
With Leeds city centre so close to home, you never need to miss out on everything this modern and vibrant city has to offer. Shopping or dining, arts and culture, or great nightlife, it’s all so easy to get to. And enjoying the city doesn’t have to cost anything. Many attractions, such as Royal Armouries, the Henry Moore Institute, the historic Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds City Museum, the Leeds Waterfront Heritage Trail and the many local nature reserves are all brilliant, and the best bit is, they are all free.
If you’re looking for great days out, the picturesque Harewood House is just 9 miles from your door and the stunning city of York is easy to get to by car or train. For great family fun, the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, complete with polar bears, lions, tigers and so much more is an hour away or you could ski, climb, bowl and much more at Xscape in Castleford.
The stunning Yorkshire coastline is easy to get to and perfect for a day out. And of course, this is an area that’s known for its natural beauty. Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the bordering Yorkshire Dales are breathtaking on every level.