Roundhay is an affluent and attractive district of North Leeds, famous for the beautiful Roundhay Park. The area is centered on the main thoroughfare of Street Lane, which curves round to become Princes Avenue, which runs through the park to Oakwood.
Roundhay is several miles north of Leeds city centre, and is connected by the no2 bus along Street Lane (the service also runs through trendy Chapel Allerton and the no12 to Princes Avenue via Oakwood (as well as other services).
There aren't many specific sites per say in Roundhay but it is an attractive area to wander round with its gracious Victorian villas and terraces, and of course the extensive Roundhay Park, largest urban park in the UK, with its many attractions (see below).
Compared to central Leeds, Roundhay is not a shopper's paradise, however the shops of Street Lane and Oakwood offer a range of boutiques and interesting smaller shops as well as a few chains and local ameneties
There are a number of quality restaurants in Roundhay (Street Lane), and in the neighbouring district of Oakwood.
Street Lane is increasingly growing as a drinking area. There are several traditional pubs in Roundhay as well as upscale new bars on Street Lane.
Accommodation options are limited in Roundhay, but as it is easily accessible from central Leeds, the many hotels in the city centre are fine as bases from which to visit the area.