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Created on 24 October 2012

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  • 1 Harewood House All year round in Harewood House Harewood House, Leeds. Courtesy of the Harewood House Trust Festivals & Heritage

    Just beyond Alwoodley, on the edge of Leeds, Harewood House is a vast estate with a beautifully furnished 18th-century stately home, a superb art collection and fascinating exhibition on servant life. It's set in landscaped grounds perfect for country walks.

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  • 2 Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal All year round in Ripon A view of the ruined Fountains Abbey from the Studley Royal Water Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site near Ripon in Yorkshire. Courtesy of Fountains Abbey Festivals & Heritage

    The 800-year-old Cistercian Fountains Abbey is Britain's largest ruin and one of Yorkshire's most visited attractions. It includes the grand Elizabethan mansion, Fountains Hall, and 18th-century Studley Royal Water Garden.

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  • 3 Tropical World All year round Tropical World, Leeds. © Leeds City Council Kids & Family

    Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of the UK's most popular garden attractions, with a large collection of tropical plants. It also has home-from-home environments for fascinating birds, butterflies and exotic animals like meerkats.

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  • 4 Leeds Bonfire Celebrations Nov 2012 (annual) in Leeds Roundhay Park in Leeds. Courtesy of Leeds City Council Festivals & Heritage

    Spectacular fireworks and bonfires in parks across Leeds brighten the city skyline this and every November to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night. At Roundhay Park a huge bonfire is lit at around 7.30pm, followed by fireworks at 8pm.

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  • 5 Royal Armouries All year round in Leeds The Horned Helmet at the entrance to the Royal Armouries, Leeds. Photo by Pawel Libera, courtesy of Britain on View Science & Knowledge

    Falconry, displays of uniforms and real jousting by knights in armour are among the sights at The Royal Armouries on Leeds' riverside. Modern and purpose-built in 1996, the museum serves as both a family attraction and an important national archive.

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