Lotherton Hall, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Enjoy a fantastic day out at a charming country estate.

Lotherton Hall, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Lotherton is a handsome Edwardian estate with extensive grounds, beautiful gardens and Red Deer Park.

The hall was the former home of the Gascoignes from 1825 until it was gifted to the City of Leeds in 1968. The estate boasts two adventure playgrounds and its own zoo, Wildlife World, which includes animals from across the globe. New for 2020 is the Nocturnal Zone, featuring a number of new species for visitors to discover. Across the eight acres, Lotherton is also home to a herd of majestic red deer which can be viewed from the deer hide. An exciting programme of events and activities run throughout the year and a membership package is available for regular visitors to take advantage of. The estate also has a café which serves a changing menu of hot and cold options and an outdoor seating area with adjoining kiosk for ice cream and cold drinks.

Features & Accessibility

  • Visit England VAQAS
  • Accredited Museum
  • Winter Opening
  • Plant Sales
  • Children’s Playground
  • Tearoom
  • Gift Shop
  • Group Visits
  • Dogs welcome on leads
  • Facilities for wheelchair users & those with limited
  • Facilities for visual impairments
  • Facilities for auditory impairments

Lotherton Hall


Lotherton Hall, Lotherton Lane, Aberford, Leeds, LS25 3EB

0113 378 2959 


Opening times

1 Mar – 31 Oct, 10am–5pm.
1 Nov – 29 Feb, 10am–4pm
(closed 25, 26 Dec & 1 Jan).
Grounds open until 6pm 1 October – 31 March, 8pm 1 April- 30 September.
Last entry 45 mins before closing, House is open for guided tours only in Jan & Feb.


13 miles north east of Leeds, near Aberford on B1217, or 2 miles from M1 junc 47.  

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