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Yeadon Tarn

Address: Cemetery Road, Leeds, England
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Ranked #15 of 74 Attractions in Leeds
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks

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Diss, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

A very nice spot to visit with young children--especially after visiting Billy Murgs! Walk off the excess chips and allow the children to feed the Birdlife--swans, ducks, geese, moor hens, as well as listen to the screeching of the sea gulls a very windy day when we went with our 20month grandson but he had a lovely time running around... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Twice round the dam on a windy day watching the sailing and feeding the ducks soon blew the cobwebs away. the area is easy to park at and well maintained with the added bonus of the odd plane taking off or landing to keep the kids amused. Park area is well maintained and often an ice cream van present.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We come to Yeadon tarn prob once a month it's a beautiful place it's not massive but has plenty there a lovely lake with sail boats etc (you can hire) an big playground for the kids a large bike track (bmx) The walk round the lake is lovely I will say the guys that sell the ice cream way over... More 

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
29 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is not a large lake but is at some height above the city of Leeds and on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. It is a good place to stop and walk the dog and enjoy the boats. Some interesting countryside nearby-and the characterful Yeadon also. Free access.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
18 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

There isn't much to do aside from walk around Yeadon Tarn. No activities for children, limited cafés and dogs everywhere. I thought there would be more routes to walk but no, rubbish strewn also in the water. A shame as the drive there was very scenic.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Having a day off work during the week I take my 3 year old son here every other week and he loves it. "Dad, can I feed ducks and see the planes?" It really is a little treasure of a place. Clean, tidy, and other visitors car for it which is great to see. Odd dog walker spoils it for... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Another forgotten delight. We called in on a sunny Sunday, and found the sight of little sailing dinghies racing on the lake most appealing. The walk round the circumference is about 1 kilometer. The edge of the lake is full of wild flowers and although there were many families walking and playing by the lake, there was plenty of room... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My wife and I are frequent visitors to the tarn. The walk round is about 1 mile and is a pleasant way of spending an hour or so bird watching etc. During the school holidays it had been a surprise to see so many kids in canoes and sailing boats thoroughly enjoying themselves. Well worth a visit.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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278 reviews 278 reviews
66 attraction reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Nice wide open space for a picnic, playground is varied and usually clean, lovely walk around the tarn with plenty of wildlife for the kids to spot. There is smile free parking and usually a nice cream van on site.

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Plymouth
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74 reviews 74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Walked round this hidden gem late afternoon and it was still busy. Lovely and flat with an easy path to walk on. Loads of wildlife, the fish were so fascinating jumping out of the water. Downside was people not cleaning up after their dogs, and would benefit from a cafe some where to sit and chill. Would also have liked... More 

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