From Meerkats to crocodiles, Leeds Tropical World is an exciting day out for all to explore a range of flora and fauna. Housing largest collection of tropical plants outside Kew Gardens, this garden attraction will not disappoint with its ‘tumbling waterfalls’, tropical fish and exotic plants. Travel together around the world from the Amazon to the desert of South Africa for a day to remember.
Admission cost £5 for adults and £2.50 for children aged 5-15. Leeds Tropical World is a 24-minute drive from Jurys Inn.
Established in 1985, Leventhorpe Vineyard is Britain's most northerly vineyard known for producing wines with unique character. The 5-acre wine estate produces dry white and red wines, which visitors can sample before purchase, saving you from buying a bottle that isn’t to your taste!
Leventhorpe Vineyardis open Monday to Saturday 11am-4 pm and Sunday 12-4pm, and is situated a little outside of Leeds with either a 19 minute drive or 40 minute train journey.
Temple Newsam House
The Hampton Court of the north - this truly magnificent house has an interesting and unique history. This huge Tudor-Jacobean stately home offers 30 rooms displaying paintings, renowned Chippendale furniture, silver, ceramics, textiles, and much more. Temple Newsam House also has 1,500 acres of stunning parkland, including a beautiful walled garden, and a farm which features over 400 animals from pigs to poultry.
The house and farm is 19 minutes by car, and admission costs £7.40 for adults and £4.00 for children.