The Friends of Roundhay Park (FoRP) is a charitable organisation formed in 1994 by local Leeds residents who decided to get involved with the Park, rather than just talk about it. They had the vision to create an organisation bringing together all lovers of the Park.
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Forp Working Party Waterloo Lake

As of today, FoRP has a Membership of over 700, made up of a diverse mix of people. Anyone and everyone is welcome and you do not have to live in Roundhay, or even Leeds. All that is needed is a love of Roundhay Park together with a small subscription fee to help support our efforts.

Join On-Line Single, Joint  and Family memberships are available through our shopping cart at only £10, £15 and £20 per annum.

All of our income is spent in helping maintain the park for everyone to enjoy. Click Here For Membership Details  

Roundhay Playground Appeal!

Our appeal officially launches at Oakwood Farmer’s Market on Sat 21st April.  We need your help to upgrade the Lakeside playground with a fabulous, exciting, inclusive design for all children aged 6 mths – 7 years old by donating to support this local cause.  Learn more…

Quiz Night & BBQ Evening Saturday 21st July In aid of the Playground Appeal

Consider yourself a quiz master?
Looking for a a fun evening of entertainment over the summer? Want to support a great local fundraising appeal? If the answer to any of these is yes, then the summer BBQ and quiz evening at The Lakeside Cafe, Roundhay Park on Saturday 21st July is the event for you. Read More & book your place 

Online Silent Auction – 1st – 21st July

We are delighted to announce our online Silent Auction which will be running between 1st – 21st July.  Many businesses, both local in Roundhay/Leeds or further afield have kindly donated many items for you to bid for.  Read More 

New to our Gallery: Roundhay Park First Centenary (1972)A 28 Page special edition of the Yorkshire Evening Post newspaper in 1972, marking the first centenary of the opening of Roundhay Park. Kindly donated to FoRP. 


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The Roundhay Park History Trail Leaflet is now available.

Take a guided tour around some of the iconic buildings and areas of the park used for many different events over the past 150 years. Free copies are available in the Mansion, Tropical World, Oakwood, Moortown and Chapel Allerton libraries, and the Leeds Visitor Information Centre under the Central Library.