Historic Houses & Estates

For a slice of British history, Leeds has plenty to offer with a number of historical houses and country estates located close to the city centre including Harewood House, Lotherton and Temple Newsam. Lotherton’s Wildlife World has animals from across the globe and in the grounds of Temple Newsam there’s a rare breed farm. Harewood House one of the Treasure Houses of England is set within spectacular Capability Brown designed landscape where children can enjoy a terrific adventure playground, boat rides on the lake and a wander around the Bird Garden.

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Harewood House and Gardens

Harewood House and Gardens

From the moment you arrive, Harewood captures your imagination and feeds your curiosity. It ís a place filled with art, culture and heritage which continues...

Harewood House, Harewood
Telephone. 0113 218 1010 Email. info@harewood.org
Website. http://www.harewood.org
Temple Newsam House and Farm

Temple Newsam House and Farm

Come and explore one of the great country houses of England set within a Capability Brown landscape surrounded by beautiful parkland which includes a working...

Temple Newsam, Leeds
Telephone. 0113 2477023 Email. museumsandgalleries@leeds.gov.uk
Website. https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/temple-newsam/
Kirkstall Abbey

Kirkstall Abbey

Explore one of the most complete examples of a medieval Cistercian abbey in Britain. Set in wonderful parkland along the banks of the River Aire, Kirkstall A...

Abbey Road, Kirkstall
Telephone. 0113 3784079 Email. kirkstall.abbey@leeds.gov.uk
Website. https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/kirkstall-abbey/


Enjoy a fantastic day out at Lotherton, a great day out for the family.

This charming Edwardian country estate once home to the Gascoigne family offe...

Lotherton Hall, Off Collier Lane, Aberford, Leeds
Telephone. 0113 3782959 Email. lotherton.hall@leeds.gov.uk
Website. https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/lotherton/