Hidden Gems in Moortown

Moortown is an affluent suburb of North Leeds, known for it’s beautiful green spaces, excellent schools and bustling high street. Let's take a look at some hidden gems that are worth exploring.

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Moortown Park

Moortown Park, located on the former site of Yorkshire Bank's sports ground, is one of Moortowns newest parks. The local community worked tirelessly to campaign for the park and raise money to build it. Thanks to their efforts, the park officially opened in December 2018 and is now a cherished greenspace for locals to enjoy.

25 Shadwell Ln, LS17 6DP

Leeds Deli

Leeds Deli is a hidden gem located just off Chelwood Drive. Known for its fantastic pizzas, pasta, and sandwiches! If you’re coming with children, there is a lovely play area to keep them occupied whilst you sip on your freshly brewed coffee.

27 Chelwood Dr, LS8 2AT

King Alfred’s Playing Field

King Alfred's Playing Field, located in Moortown, is a spacious field scattered with pockets of trees that help to break up the field. It is often used for sports such as football and rugby, among other activities. Perfect for a leisurely stroll or dog walk.

Stonegate Rd, LS6 4HZ

RAND Coffee Roastery

RAND Coffee Roastery, an independent family-owned specialty coffee shop, was established in 2010. The company has accumulated a reputation for its exceptional coffee and top-notch service! Offering their own branded coffee, they also offer focaccia sandwiches, Italian paninis, and bagels for a tasty lunch.

90 Street Ln, LS8 2AL

Eccup Reservoir

Enjoy a circular walk around Eccup Reservoir which is located on the outskirts of Leeds. The route passes through woodlands and the quaint village of Eccup, over a dam and alongside a local golf course.

It is ideal for families with plenty to see along the way. You may also see the recognisable Red Kite, which has recently been saved from extinction in the UK!

On-street parking is available on Alwoodley Lane, LS17 7PF.

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Comptoir Cafe

This independent cafe provides a wide selection of brunch choices, catering to all tastes. Whether you crave a comforting bowl of chicken soup or a delightful dish of French toast topped with fresh strawberries and a sprinkle of pomegranate seeds, they have something for everyone.

Location: 6 Harrogate Road, LS17 6PX