ATTRACTIONS LESS THAN 5 MILES FROM THE HOTEL
Royal Armouries - National Museum of Arms & Armour (0m/0km from the hotel)
The Royal Armouries collection consists of some 70,000 examples of arms, armour and artillery dating from antiquity to the present day. It includes royal armours of the Tudor and Stuart kings; arms and armour of the English Civil Wars, British and foreign military weapons; hunting and sporting weapons, as well as an exceptional collection of oriental arms and armour.
Leeds City Art Gallery (2m/3.2km from the hotel)
Leeds Art Gallery houses a world class collection of 20th century British art and exciting temporary exhibitions. Offering exhibitions, displays, learning programmes, events and activities, Leeds Art Gallery is a great place for all ages. Explore the wonderful collections and exhibitions, take part in the family friendly events, or relax over lunch in the Tiled Hall Cafe.
Henry Moore Institute (2.1m/3.3km from the hotel)
The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds. An award-winning exhibitions venue, research centre, library and sculpture archive, the Institute hosts a year-round programme of exhibitions, conferences and lectures, as well as developing research and publications, to expand the understanding and scholarship of historical and contemporary sculpture.
Thwaite Mills Watermill(2.2m/3.5km from the hotel)
Feel the force of nature and see life as we used to live! Enjoy a visit to this unique riverside museum and see the force of nature in action. Take a tour with one of the knowledgeable guides to see what life was like living in this stunning island location.
Thackray Museum (2.4m/3.9km from the hotel)
Step back in time and explore how medicine has changed with the brilliant hands-on exhibitions at Thackray Museum! Get the most out of your trip with fun activities, fantastic games and resources for teachers. The unique medical library and archive is open for anyone to use. Hold a fully-catered conference or event in stunning museum surroundings.
The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery (2.8m/4.5km from the hotel)
A hidden gem at the heart of the University of Leeds campus, the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery offers innovative temporary exhibitions and displays treasures from the University Art Collection. Entrance is free and the collection includes stunning examples of European and British painting and drawing dating from the 17th century, as well as small collections of sculpture, ceramics, miniatures and photographs.
Armley Mills (3.3m/5.3km from the hotel)
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills is one of the largest textile museums in the world! You can see the working Mule, a 1920s working cinema, steam engine Jack and so much more.
Meanwood Vally Urban Farm(3.7m/6km)
Meanwood Valley Urban Farm, a registered charity, was established in 1980 to provide services to inner city communities. From the Farm’s humble beginnings operating from two old caravans, it has grown into a 24 acre site. It’s not only a working farm with a wide variety of animals, but also a major centre for community and environmental work.
ATTRACTIONS LESS THAN 10 MILES FROM THE HOTEL
Abbey House Museum (5.7m/9.1km from the hotel)
Abbey House Museum lets visitors experience the sights and sounds of life in Victorian Leeds in the year 1880! A journey through the carefully recreated streets and houses of Abbey House Museum is a great day out for all the family.
Kirkstall Abbey (5.7m/9.1km from the hotel)
Set in wonderful parkland along the banks of the River Aire, Kirkstall Abbey boasts historic architecture amid a haven of wildlife and greenery. Visit one of the best preserved Cistercian monasteries in the country and step back in time to see how the monks lived. Adjacent to Abbey House Museum.
Tropical World(6.3m/10.1km from the hotel)
Tropical World at Roundhay park, Leeds, is one of the UK's most popular garden tourist attractions and home to the largest collection of tropical plants outside Kew Gardens. Each year over 1,000,000 visitors discover exciting new worlds, alien landscapes and exotic plant life, all in the heart of Leeds.
Horsforth Museum (7.6m/12.2km from the hotel)
Horsforth, once described as the largest village in England, has somehow managed to retain some of its village identity and character in spite of being absorbed into the urban sprawl of Leeds. The museum, housed in the former council chambers, aims to reflect this heritage through exhibitions drawn from all aspects of life in and around Horsforth village.
York Gate Gardens(7.8m/12.6km from the hotel)
York Gate is a one-acre garden tucked away behind the ancient church in Adel, on the northern outskirts of Leeds. Created by the Spencer family during the second half of the twentieth century, and bequeathed to Perennial in 1994, it is a garden of immense style and craftsmanship, widely recognised as one of the most innovative small gardens of the period.
ATTRACTIONS more THAN 10 MILES FROM THE HOTEL
Harewood House (10.1m/16.3km from the hotel)
Harewood sits at the heart of Yorkshire and is one of the treasure houses of England. The house was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in the land in the setting of Yorkshire’s most beautiful landscape.
Emsley Farm Shop & Visitor Centre (10.5m/16.8km from the hotel)
Browse around the shop where you can buy a wide range of traditional, local, quality home made produce. You can even buy food to feed the animals! When you've enjoyed the trail and the Activity Barn, treat yourself to something from the menu at The Barn Café who cater for children, vegetarians and also have gluten free options. All food is homemade and prepared to order.
RHS Garden, Harlow Carr (16.7m/26.9km from the hotel)
Harlow Carr is a garden dominated by water, stone and woodland and is very much part of the surrounding Yorkshire landscape.
Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate(17.2m/27.7km from the hotel)
The Mercer Art Gallery is home to Harrogate district's fine art collection which consists of some 2000 works of art, mainly from the 19th and 20th centuries. The gallery has two spaces, the Main Gallery and the smaller North Gallery. The changing exhibition programme for both galleries ranges from national touring exhibitions of painting, photography, sculpture and crafts to exhibitions.
Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate(17.2m/27.7km from the hotel)
Housed in Harrogate's premiere Spa building and site of Europe's strongest Sulphur Well, The Royal Pump Room Museum tells the story of Harrogate as a Spa. Displays show why visitors from all over the World visited the 'Queen of the Inland Spas' and of course the old spa treatments. You can still see the sulphur wells and no visit to the museum is complete without a taste of the water!
Ripley Castle, Harrogate (20.5m/33km from the hotel)
Ripley Castle and Gardens, situated 3 miles from Harrogate in North Yorkshire on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is an historic attraction open to the public all year round and makes for a fascinating and entertaining day out, in a beautiful location, with memorable surroundings.
Darley Mill(26.5m/42.6km from the hotel)
Darley Mill is a unique 17th Century corn mill on the banks of the River Nidd in Nidderdale, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The miller's cottage and walled garden were added in 1761 and the mill was powered by a large locally manufactured iron waterwheel in 1874. The 27ft pitch shot wheel has now been restored to full working order.
Nidderdale Museum, Pateley Bridge(32.1m/51,7km from the hotel)
Situated in the picturesque town of Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, this fascinating and friendly museum is housed in a former workhouse. The 11 rooms illustrate the rural life of Nidderdale in the recent and more distant past, showing how ordinary people lived. There are sections devoted to Agriculture, Industries, Religion, Transport and Costume. The corridors are lined with photographs of local interest.