One of the most popular parks in Leeds, Roundhay Park is very grand with lots to see and do.
The park covers over 700 acres of rolling parkland with lakes, woodlands, formal gardens, cafes, playgrounds, and the Tropical World visitor attraction.
The Land train starts at Lakeside Cafe and runs up Carriage Drive and along Middle Walk, to the Park gates and then does a return journey. The train costs £1.50 for a single or £2.00 for a return ticket and the journey time is eight minutes.
Fishing is permitted on Waterloo (the big) lake except by the boating area. The boating area is to the front of the cafe (up to the maintained grass area) and to where the path leaves the side of the lake on the opposite bank.
Fishing is not permitted along the Dam and Bywash areas as part of the 1975 reservoirs act. It is not permitted on the top (small) lake because it is a protected wildlife habitat.
Please tidy up and take away your lines and hooks so the swans, ducks and geese don’t get tangled up in them.
Find out about the history of the park in our guide (PDF, 800KB)
There are three disabled parking bays on Mansion Lane and a large bay outside Tropical World, which can take five cars. There are no disabled parking bays in the other four car parks, but there are plenty of parking spaces.
Entrances to the park and all paths are wheelchair accessible. There are inclines within the park but no difficulties using them have been reported.
Accessible toilets are available in Tropical World Explorers Cafe, the Visitor Centre and the Education Rooms. There is also an accessible toilet at Lakeside Cafe.
A playground with accessible play equipment is located at the playground near the tram car park off Princes Avenue.