Author: John Ferguson

Keeping our park beautiful for everyone

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Chlidren’s Adventure Trails Now Open

On Friday 23rd January year 5 pupils from Gledhow and Talbot Primary Schools opened the trails by solving the clues on Section 1 of” The Secret of Roundhay Castle” trail…
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Duck food banner stolen for the second time

Some time ago the Friends of Roundhay Park mounted large banners with the headline “Bread is Bad for Ducks” on both sides of Waterloo Lake.  About three months ago the…
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A busy Little Friends morning

We’ve had a busy morning here at Little FORP. On one side of the park our Forest School was in full swing with children moving between stations making wands, whistles,…
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Childrens adventure trails Coming soon

We have exciting news! The Little FORP team are creating the first ever children’s adventure trails in Roundhay Park. One will be an imaginative trail for the under sixes and…
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2020 calendar now available

Our beautiful 2020 Calendar features images taken by our members over the course of the year.Sales of Calendars are an important source of income for us As well as our…
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Duck and Swan Food

We ask you to give a little more. In October 2017, Friend of Roundhay Park made “Floating Swan and Duck Food” available from a rack in Lakeside Cafe. We did…
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Launch of Little Friends

We have exciting news for all Family Members of FoRP – we will be introducing a number of new children’s activities in the Park over the coming months, which we…
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New Playground

The New Playground Is Now OPEN!

Friends Garden wins Yorkshire in Bloom Award

  This is the highest award in the category (C6  Parks, Gardens, Cemeteries & Public Building). Judges comments… The conversion from the original derelict site to the Friends’ Garden we…
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Park and Tropical World praised in Rough Guide to Accessible Britain

  ROUNDHAY PARK and Tropical World are included in a new guide which aims to enable people to enjoy the best of Britain’s attractions whatever their disability,  The revamped Rough…
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