Yeadon Area Guide

In Northwest Leeds you’ll find the small town of Yeadon. With Leeds and Bradford International Airport on its doorstep and host of amenities, schools and surrounding greenery, it’s easy to see why Yeadon is one of Leeds’ most popular spot for homebuyers.


Things To Do

If you want to get out into the fresh air, head to Yeadon Tarn; approximately 1 mile in distance, a stroll around the Tarn is suitable for all ages and furry friends. If you’re looking for something to get the adrenaline pumping, Leeds Sailing Activity Club in Yeadon is the place to visit. Try out and get involved in a whole range of water sports and activities. What’s more, Yeadon Town Hall is a great asset to the community, hosting regular performances from pantomimes to musicals, the Town Hall makes for a great local night out with all the family.

Things you didn't know about Yeadon

Yeadon is one of the highest points in the city, approximately 525ft above sea level

Schools in Yeadon

Within Yeadon you’ll find a list primary schools and nurseries, whilst secondary schools are only a short distance away in neighbouring towns such as Rawdon and Guiseley, accessible by school bus routes.

  • Rufford Park Primary School
  • Yeadon Westfield Primary School
  • Yeadon Westfield Infant School
  • Queensway Primary School
  • Rawdon Littlemoor Primary School
  • Benton Park School
  • Guiseley School
  • St. Oswalds Church of England School


With the International Airport on its doorstep the world is your oyster in terms of transport from Yeadon. However, looking a little closer to home the nearby Guiseley Train Station will get you between Leeds and Bradford in good time. There are plenty of bus routes through Yeadon, the 747 will get you as far as Harrogate whilst the 33, 34, 27 will connect you to local towns and villages including Otley, Horsforth and Guiseley.


The name Yeadon derives from the Old English meaning of Steep Hill due to its hilly high street, which has been referred to as ‘The Steep’ for many years. It was in the 19th century when Yeadons popularity really grew when it became known for manufacturing rather than farming town.

Eating & Drinking

Whether you’re looking for a quiet coffee in the local café or want a 3 course meal with friends, you’ll definitely have options in Yeadon. Head to Never Enough Thyme for a relaxing mid-day refreshment or try out Fikos Mediterranean Kitchen on an evening. It’s impossible to talk about restaurants in Yeadon and not mention the famous Murgatroyds Fish and Chips; whether you choose to dine in or takeaway you won’t be disappointed by this local favourite.


Yeadon Town Street provides all the necessities for locals, from hardware stores to banks and pharmacies. In the middle of the high street is a large Morrisons for all your grocery needs or if you head a little further down town you’ll come across the newly built Aldi, which has become a popular shopping spot for many.