Why Live in Guiseley

Guiseley ranks highly on lists of places to live in Leeds and quite rightly so. The north-west suburb certainly has justification for its top rankings. So if you’re thinking of moving and want to know why Guiseley is a great spot, we’ve put together top 5 reasons.

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The Prime Location

Guiseley sign post

Just 9 miles outside of Leeds City centre and Bradford, Guiseley is an easy accessible spot for both cities making it a prime location for commuters. With a local train station you can be in Ilkley or Leeds in no time at all.

Love of the Outdoors

Yorkshire Dales

Despite having a range of amenities giving Guiseley the perfect town feel, being just a stone’s throw away from the likes of the Yorkshire Dales gives Guiseley resident’s easy access to a range of picturesque walks, strolls and picnic spots.

Plenty of Things To Do

Airebourough Leisure Centre

As well as making a trip to the nearby dales there is plenty to do in and around Guiseley itself. From getting fit at the local leisure centre, to watching a performance at Guiseley Theatre or support the local Lions at their home ground. In short, you won’t have to travel too far to keep yourself entertained around Guiseley.

Retail Therapy

Guiseley Retail Park

We’ve touched on some of the local entertainment, but if retail therapy is more your kind of entertainment, you won’t be short places to practice your hobby in Guiseley. With 2 retail parks in Guiseley with the likes of Next, M&S, boots and much more, there are plenty of places to pick up all the essentials. Whilst the large supermarket and the addition of nearby Aldi means your groceries needs are covered.


Whether you’re a growing family, a first-time buyer or looking to downsize to something more suitable, Guiseley has a property to suit you. Ranging from large Victorian detached homes to stylish modern apartments, take a look at what is currently on the market in Guiseley or speak to our Guiseley branch today.