Welcome to the two ensuite rooms we have available for guests at our lovely newly built home nestled in the Harewood Estate, Leeds Yorkshire. Crafted by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, Harewood’s landscape encompasses over 1000 acres and represents one of Brown’s most famous vistas. Away from the formal gardens, Harewood also boasts the naturalistic Himalayan Garden, a wonderful kitchen garden, roman ruins, a small farm, penguins and a free ferry across the lake, to name but a few of the delights. Our house is beside the gates that lead to Emmerdale Farm Film Set and continue along with the circuit of the Leeds Way walking route. Beautiful Eccup Reservoir is down the lane . Outside is the No:36 bus, that takes us to Leeds in one direction and Harrogate and Ripon in the other. Wetherby is just 6 miles away. There are several spectacular wedding and event venues locally .
Harewood, nearby Bramham, Harrogate and Leeds have numerous indoor and outdoor music and theatre venues. Harewood are staging three concerts in July featuring on separate nights Michael Bublé, Bryan Ferry and Olly Murs, here is a link to the ongoing attractions for this year and next.
What’s on – Harewood House. Why ever you choose to visit us be assured of a warm welcome . In current times we are acutely Covid aware and each room has its own outside access to ensure both privacy and distance and we are trained in special deep cleaning and safety protocols, so you can rest assured of a safe and happy visit.
This is one of the two ensuite rooms we offer to guests. Both have their own external access and come with free off road parking . We also offer bike hire by arrangement. There is WiFi and TV in each room. We include complimentary soaps and shampoos and tea and coffee in each room, along with a warm and friendly Yorkshire welcome always.
We offer complimentary water, tea and coffee facilities and light snacks in the rooms.
You can have your luggage sent on to us from the previous leg of your journey, and we can store it safely for your arrival. (By arrangement.)
You are welcome to free WiFi which is as good as it gets in a rural setting
(i.e. can be intermittent)
In the spring, summer and early autumn seasons we will have a range of bicycles both regular and child sized on hire to enhance your stay. Rates are very reasonable and include helmets. Please enquire and you can reserve your bikes when booking or book one during your stay.
THINGS TO DO
Harewood sits in the heart of Yorkshire and is one of the Treasure Houses of England. The House was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in Britain.
There are a full of variety, with plants from all over the world. All this in the setting of a magnificent landscape created by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown.
Visitors can enjoy exhibitions of contemporary art, rare Bird Garden, Farm Experience and over 100 acres of exquisite gardens to explore.
There's a penguins, house, small farm and animals of all types. There's an outdoor play area with an extensive climbing frame, a free ferry over the lake, a wonderful cafeteria and tea rooms. Harewood also play host to drive in movie nights, concerts such as Cliff Richard or Michael Buble. There are also rallies of vintage cars etc, its worth watching their news blog, so we'll attach a link.
Harewood Castle is a 14th-century stone hall house and courtyard fortress, located on the Harewood Estate, Harewood, in West Yorkshire, England. Harewood Castle is a grade I listed building.
There are several stables nearby.. You can arrange to stable your horse and several offer horse riding options, a list is available on application.
Muddy Boots Cafe
Its a pleasant walk through the woods to Muddy Boots who offer breakfasts, coffees lunch and dinner menu all carried out to the highest standards and using local produce from the Estate.
Horse Racing takes place at both Wetherby, just down the road and Ripon, accessed from the No36 bus outside.
The luxury No 36 Bus stops outside the house taking passengers to Harrogate and Ripon. The other way takes passengers to Leeds City Centre.
Harewood Bird Garden is a home to over 40 species of birds from around the world. Visit, and you will see the critically endangered Bali starling, charismatic and colourful parrots, as well as our popular colony of Humboldt penguins.
Local Golf Courses
There are numerous local golf courses nearby, two pay and play courses are Leeds Golf Club and the Village, there are also superb historic courses at Moortown, Alwoodley, Headingley, Sandmoor, Cookridge, Moor Allerton, and Scarcroft to name but a few.
Local Walking and Cycling Trails
"What a wonderful location and welcome. Highly recommend a stay at Lofthouse Lodge"